English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learn to speak, read and write English

Beginner, intermediate and advanced English courses are available. Skills covered will include reading, writing, speaking and listening. All new students must take a placement test to determine their appropriate level. To schedule a placement test or if you have any questions please contact Kimberly at 845-790-3590 or Margie at 845-431-8910.

Register in person at the following locations:

DCC at Family Partnership
29 North Hamilton Street
Poughkeepsie, NY.
Third Floor
845-790-3590

DCC Main Campus
53 Pendell Road 
Poughkeepsie, NY 
Bowne Hall –Room 118
845-431-8901

Dutchess South Campus
31 Marshall Road
(behind Hannaford supermarket)
Wappingers Falls, NY
845-790-3610

Registration closes May 19, 2017. There are no classes 5/29, 7/3 and 7/4. All students must purchase a textbook; teachers will provide textbook information on the first day of class. Courses are 90-hours and cost $25. Class locations are listed below.

AMENIA
Amenia Town Hall
4988 Route 22
TR   6-9 pm   5/2-8/15

BEACON
Beacon Community Resource Center
23 West Center Street
TR    6-9 pm    5/2-8/15

BREWSTER
First Baptist Church 460 Main Street
MW   9:30am-1:30pm   4/3-6/21
TR  9:30am-1:30pm   4/4-6/22

Brewster High School
50 Foggintown Road
MW    6-9 pm     5/1-8/16

MAHOPAC
Church of the Holy Communion
1055 US Route 6
TR   6:30-9:30pm   5/2-8/15

MILLERTON
Northeast Community Center
(Old Elementary School)
5833 South Elm Street
MW 6-9 pm 5/1-8/16

PAWLING
Pawling Free Library
11 Broad Street
Tuesdays & Fridays
T  9am-12pm  6/13-9/26
F  11am-2pm

POUGHKEEPSIE
DCC @ the Partnership
The Family Partnership Center
29 North Hamilton street, third floor
MW   9am-1pm   Level 101   4/3-6/21
MW   10am-1pm   Level 102   5/1-8/16
MW   6-9pm   Levels 102 & 104   5/1-8/16
TR   10am-1pm   Levels 101 & 103  5/2-8/15
TR   6pm-9pm   Levels 101 & 103   5/2-8/15

Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
TR 10 am-1pm Levels 104 5/2-8/15

WAPPINGERS FALLS
Dutchess South Hollowbrook Office Park
31 Marshall Road, Building 4
MW 10 am-1pm Levels 101, 102 & 103 5/1-8/16
MW 6-9 pm Level 101 5/1-8/16
TR 9:30am-12:30pm Level 104 5/2-8/15
TR 6-9 pm Levels 102 & 103 5/2-8/15

 

Conversation and More!

Conversation and More is a conversation-based class that uses reading as a springboard for speaking practice, vocabulary-building and grammar refinement. Level is determined by placement test. Courses are 32 hours and cost $200 for each eight-week session. Sessions to be held in Poughkeepsie.

Please contact Kimberly at (845) 790-3590 if you are interested in signing up for this course.