Registration & Schedule


Registration begins in May every year. Classes begin in September.

To register, students must come to our office in person any time between May and late September to fill out an application form, a goals form, and take a short speaking test. The short speaking test will decide the student's placement level. 

Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM. We are located at 175 Eldridge Street, 1st Floor, New York, NY 10002.


  • Daytime, weekend, and evening ESOL Classes for ten months.
  • Elective ESOL classes for students to pursue subjects of special interest such as Advanced Writing, Literature, American Movies, and Computer/Technology Skills-Building.
  • Goals-based workshops and class trips in cooperation with community organizations such as Ryan-NENA Community Health Center, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Citibank, and The Lower East Side Tenement Museum.
  • Two on-site Literacy Zone counselors offer guidance and referrals in education, employment and careers, housing, legal issues, immigration issues, childcare, and other services for adults and families.


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