English Classes

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

This page has been updated as of Monday, October 21, 2019.

The following classes are FREE:

BLOOMFIELD ADULT EDUCATION
Carmen Arace Intermediate School
390 Park Avenue, Bloomfield, CT
(860) 286-2637

Fall registration is now closed. Please check back in January for more information on the spring semester.

Note: Free to residents. Non-residents will be charged $10. Must bring ID and proof of residency in order to register.

EAST HARTFORD ADULT & CONTINUING EDUCATION
East Hartford High School
869 Forbes Street, East Hartford, CT
(860) 622-5355

Fall registration is now closed. Please check back in January for information on the spring semester.

Note: Free to residents. Non-residents will be charged $25 upon registration.

HARTFORD ADULT EDUCATION
Adult Education Center
110 Washington Street, Hartford
(860) 695-5840

Please call, or go to Hartford Adult Education directly, to get exact times and dates of classes.

Note: Registration requires a current photo ID and proof of Hartford address. Registration is ongoing.

HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Downtown Hartford Branch
500 Main Street, Hartford
(860) 695-6337

Class times:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:30-11:30am
Saturday, 9:30am-12:30pm

Note: You must have an ID that shows a Hartford address in order to register.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF GREATER HARTFORD
(860) 233-3853

Hartford Literacy Center
30 Arbor Street, Hartford

Class times:
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30am-12pm
Monday & Wednesday, 6-8pm

Wickham Literacy Center at the New Covenant United Methodist Church
16 Church Street, East Hartford

Class times:
Tuesday-Friday, 12:30-2:30pm

Note: Registration is ongoing. Please call the number above to make a registration appointment.

MANCHESTER ADULT EDUCATION
Manchester High School
134 East Middle Turnpike, Manchester, CT
(860) 647-5075

Registration is now open for classes beginning on December 9. See registration information below.

Note: Free to residents. New students may register at the Adult Education Office on 555 Main Street 9am-3pm Monday-Friday with a photo ID.  All incoming students are required to attend an orientation and testing session, prior to class start date. Non-residents will be charged $75 upon registration.

NEW BRITAIN ADULT EDUCATION
New Britain Adult Education Center
183 Steele Street, New Britain
(860) 229-6106

Class times:
Monday & Wednesday 9:30-11:30am OR 6:30-8:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday 9:30-11:30am OR 6:30-8:30pm

Note: Registration will take place on November 6, 7, and 9-14 from 6-7:30pm and November 8 and 15 from 9:30am-12pm.

NEWINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS ADULT & CONTINUING EDUCATION
Newington High School
605 Willard Ave, Newington
(860) 667-5850

Fall registration is now closed. Please check back in January for more information on the spring semester.

Note: Free to residents. Non-residents will be charged $10 upon registration.

WEST HARTFORD CONTINUING EDUCATION
(860) 561-6900

Charter Oak International Academy
425 Charter Oak Ave, Hartford

Class times:
*Tuesday & Thursday, 6:30-8:30pm
Registration every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30pm in Room 216.

Elmwood Community Center
1106 New Britain Ave, West Hartford, Community Room

Class times:
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30-11:30am
Registration every Tuesday at 9am in Room 212.

First Baptist Church
90 North Main Street, West Hartford

Class times:
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 8:30-10:30am OR 10:30am-12:30pm
Registration every Wednesday at 10am in Room 101.

Smith School
64 James Street, West Hartford

Class times:
*Monday & Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm
Registration every Monday at 7pm in Room 16.

St. John’s Episcopal Church
679 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, Community Room

Class times:
Monday & Wednesday, 9-11am
Registration every Monday at 9am in the Community Room.

Tuesday & Thursday, 6-8pm
Registration every Tuesday at 6pm in the Community Room.

Note: *Indicates free child care for children ages 4-10.

WEST HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARIES
Faxon Branch
1073 New Britain Ave, West Hartford
(860-561-6950)

One-On-One English Tutoring (Beginner & Intermediate)
Call (860) 561-8202 for more information and to set up a tutoring time.
Library Hours:
Monday & Wednesday: 1-8pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-6pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am-2pm

WINDSOR ADULT EDUCATION
(860) 687-2000 ext. 1273

Windsor Board of Education
601 Matianuck Ave, Windsor, Room 26

Class times:
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 9:30-11:30am

Windsor High School
50 Sage Park Road, Windsor

Class times:
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm (Room A205, Beginner)
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm (Room A207, Advanced)

Note: Textbooks required for a refundable deposit of $25.

(Golden Door will be updating classes and times often, but schedules may change at any time, so please check with your specific class and location to be absolutely certain.)