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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. All students must purchase a textbook (teachers will provide textbook information in class).

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 845-431-8901. Registration is now open and closes on September 20, 2018 (for all sites except Brewster High School, which closes on September 26).

Placement testing in Poughkeepsie is held at:

DCC at 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 Mon.-Thurs. during class time from 9/4-9/20)
Amenia Town Hall
4988 ROUTE 22

Level 101 & 104 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 102 & 103 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18

BEACON

Beacon Community Resource Center (Register/test in person at the site during class time T/R from 9/4-9/20)
23 WEST CENTER STREET

Level TBA T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18

BREWSTER (Register/test in person at the site Mon.-Thurs. during class time 9/26 - 10/11)

First Baptist Church (FBC)
460 MAIN STREET

Level 101 T/R 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 9/27 - 12/13
Level 102 M/W 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 9/26 - 12/19
Level 103 T/R 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 9/27 - 12/13
Level 104 M/W 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 9/26 - 12/19

Brewster High School (Register/test in person at the site on 9/12, 9/17, 9/24 & 9/26 from 6 - 8 p.m.)

50 FOGGINTOWN ROAD

(All Levels) M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/12 - 1/23

PAWLING (Register/test in person at the site during class time Tue./Thurs. from 9/4-9/20)

Pawling Free Library
11 BROAD STREET

Level TBA T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18

POUGHKEEPSIE (Register/testing open now until 9/20, Mon.-Thurs. 9-6 p.m., Friday 9-4 p.m.)

DCC@ the Partnership
29 NORTH HAMILTON STREET, THIRD FLOOR

Level 101 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18
Level 101 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18
Level 102 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 102 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 103 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18
Level 103 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18
Level 104 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19

Dutchess Community College (Register/test at DCC@ the partnership)

53 PENDELL ROAD

Level 104 TBA 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WAPPINGERS FALLS (Registration open now for returning students, New students can register and test on 9/5, 9/10, 9/12, 9/17 and 9/19 from 10-12 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. )
Dutchess South
Hollowbrook Office Park
31 MARSHALL ROAD, BUILDING 4

Level 101 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 101 M/W 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 102 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 102 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18
Level 103 M/W 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/5 - 12/19
Level 103 T/R 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18
Level 104 T/R 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 9/4 - 12/18