English for New Learners
ENL: English for New Learners (formerly ESL)
Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 4:45-7:45 pm (Ongoing)*
Taught at the East Greenbush Community Library by Questar III BOCES.
*Refer to the event calendar for most information.The class schedule follows the EGCSD school calendar for holiday closures, recess, and school day cancellations. Refer to the event calendar for the most accurate start and end time.
This program teaches speaking, listening, reading and writing. It is appropriate for students for whom English is not their first language, and are 21 years of age or older. You do not have to be an American citizen, but must have a green card. For more information and to register, please contact Questar III at (518) 479-6838 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ann.Cioffi@questar.org
Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County (LVORC) provides tutoring to help individuals learn to read, to write, and speak English, and to improve their math skills. English Literacy Civics, Sewing & English, a telephone partner program, and Citizenship preparation classes are also available. All services are free and offered in several locations around Rensselaer County. Contact LVORC at (518) 274-8526.
Free online English lessons from GCF LearnFree.org. This resource provides instructions in Spanish, French, German, Arabic, Portuguese, and other languages.
Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary and Visual Dictionary are great resources for students of English. Both allow you to listen to the pronunciation of a word, and the Visual Dictionary includes labeled pictures.