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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learn English!

Beginner (101), Intermediate (102 & 103) and Advanced (104). Practice and improve your skills in a dynamic and communicative setting; 90 hours of classes for only $25.00. (Cost of textbook not included in registration fee.)

All new students must take a placement test to determine their appropriate level. To schedule a placement test or if you have any questions call Kimberly at 845-790-3590 or Margie at 845-431-8910. 

The following forms of payment are accepted: check, money order or QuickPay. Payment instructions will be available at all sites.

Placement testing in Poughkeepsie is held at:

DCC at the Family Partnership Center
29 North Hamilton Street, Suite #304
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
845-790-3590

For other locations, please see notes below for registration/testing information:

AMENIA (Register/test in person at the site 5/6 and 5/7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
Amenia Town Hall
4988 ROUTE 22

Level 104 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21

BREWSTER (Register/test in person at the site Mon.-Thurs. during class time 4/8 - 4/11)

First Baptist Church (FBC)
460 MAIN STREET

Level 101 T/R 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4/9 - 6/25
Level 102 M/W 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4/8 - 6/26
Level 103 T/R 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4/9 - 6/25
Level 104 M/W 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4/8 - 6/26

Brewster High School
50 FOGGINTOWN ROAD

Levels 101 -104 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 2/4 - 6/10

Next available session in September

POUGHKEEPSIE (Register/testing  at DCC@ the Partnership Mon.-Thurs. 9-6 p.m., Friday 9-4 p.m. No appointment needed; register before class begins.) 
DCC@ the Partnership
29 NORTH HAMILTON STREET, THIRD FLOOR

Level 101 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 101 T/R 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 102 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21
Level 102 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21
Level 103 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21
Level 103 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 1-4 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 104 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21


WAPPINGERS FALLS
(Returning students can register directly at DS. Placement testing for new students is  Monday, May 6 - Thursday, May 9 10:00 a.m. = 12:00 p.m. or 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. )
Dutchess South
Hollowbrook Office Park
31 MARSHALL ROAD, BUILDING 4

Level 101 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 101 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 102 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21
Level 102 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 103 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/6 - 8/21
Level 103 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20
Level 104 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 5/7 - 8/20