English Classes

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Due to the corona virus, all in-person classes will not be meeting for the remainder of spring 2020.  Please check back for re-opening dates and stay safe! This page has been updated as of April 6, 2020.

The following classes are FREE:

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

Class times: Monday & Tuesday, 6-8pm

Note: Free to residents. Non-residents will be charged $10. Must bring ID and proof of residency in order to register. Please call Bloomfield Adult Education for further registration information.

EAST HARTFORD ADULT & CONTINUING EDUCATION
(860) 622-5355

East Hartford High School
869 Forbes Street, East Hartford, CT

Class times:
Tuesday-Thursday, 6-9pm

Early Childhood Learning Center at Hockanum School
191 Main Street, East Hartford, CT

Class times:
Monday-Friday, 9-11am

New Covenant United Methodist Church
16 Church Street, East Hartford, CT

Class times:
Tuesday-Thursday, 10:30am-12:30pm

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

All classes are cancelled. Please feel free to call for more information.

Class times:
Monday-Thursday, 9-11:45am
Monday-Thursday, 6-8:50pm

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

All classes are cancelled.

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. Please call Hartford Public Library for registration information.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF GREATER HARTFORD
(860) 233-3853

All classes are cancelled. Stay in touch with their social media for guidance with at-home literacy lessons!

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

All classes are cancelled through April. There will be an update soon about May.

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

Note: Free to residents. New students may register before February 21 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, CT
(860) 229-6106

If you are already enrolled, please contact New Britain Adult Education about continuing classes online.

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: Must register before classes start on March 20. Please call to make an appointment.

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

All classes are postponed until further notice.

Registration: February 24 and 25, 5:30-7:30pm at Newington High School cafeteria. There will be information on placement tests. Classes will begin the following week.

Class times:
Monday & Wednesday, 6-8pm
Tuesday & Thursday, 6-8pm

Note: Residents only. Bring ID to registration.

WEST HARTFORD CONTINUING EDUCATION
(860) 561-6900

If you are already enrolled, please contact West Hartford Continuing Education about continuing classes online. If you are interested in enrolling in the future, follow them on Facebook.

There is on-going, weekly registration for classes at the following places and times: Monday evening at First Baptist, please arrive between 6:00 and 7:00 pm; Thursday mornings at Town Hall, Room 422, please arrive between 8:30 and 9:15. 

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

All classes are cancelled.

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

All classes are cancelled. Visit their website for information on the drive-up food pantry, mobile food share, and grab and go meals.

Windsor Board of Education
601 Matianuck Ave, Windsor, Room 8

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

Conversational English
Monday, 11:45am-12:45pm

Windsor High School
50 Sage Park Road, Windsor

Class times:
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday, 6:00-8:30pm, Room A205/207

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.)