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English language learning

English as a Second Language by NYC Department of Education (DOE) | Multiple providers

Actively recruiting

Improving English skills

Adults, Immigrants

No fixed amount of time, Varies

Last updated 4 days ago

This free program helps New Yorkers learn English.

The Department of Education is currently offering free, online classes for New Yorkers ages 21 and older. Through these classes, you can build your English speaking and reading skills.

Who it's for

To be eligible, you must:

  • Live in New York City
  • Be 21 years or older


The schedule depends on where you’re taking classes.

Next Steps

For more information on how to enroll, email or call (646) 481-8227. Please include your:

  • Date of birth
  • Full address
  • Phone number