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English (ESL) -- Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Classes
WE STILL HAVE PLACES AVAILABLE! PLEASE JOIN US! All three CentroNYC English classes meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-9:00pm, September 20th through December 20th. Cost: $80 for 13 weeks, 26 classes. First time students pay $65. Two teachers in every class give you lots of individual attention. Every class meeting includes two hours of instruction. TO REGISTER: Register in person on September 12th, 6:30-8:30pm or email us at [masked] In our beginning English class, you will learn how to talk and write about yourself, your home, and your daily activities, Learn to ask and answer questions and carry on a simple conversation. Learn the vocabulary you need to ask directions, go shopping, go to the doctor, and talk on the phone. In our intermediate English class, you will learn to describe your activities, your likes and dislikes, and your ideas and opinions. Expand your vocabulary to talk with your children's teachers or manage a job interview. Improve your writing by keeping a journal and preparing a resume. Read the newspaper, and discuss and write about current events. We’ll help you speak in a more natural way, so that you can converse with native English speakers and be more easily understood. In our advanced English class, you’ll learn to use complex sentences to connect ideas, describe actions in different times, and express cause and effect. Analyze the subtle differences between words with similar meanings, and choose the right word for the right situation and express exactly what you want to say. Read challenging fiction and journalism, enjoy podcasts and videos, and discuss current events. Improve accuracy and fluency, and gain confidence in social and work settings.

Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center

250 west 65th Street · New York, NY

What we're about

Centro NYC is a non-profit organization that has provided affordable adult education programs and cultural events to New Yorkers since 1978! We are a welcoming, inclusive community, staffed entirely by volunteers who are committed to developing skills, confidence, independence and cross-cultural understanding among lifelong New Yorkers and newcomers.

Why study English or Spanish with us? We offer REAL language instruction by NATIVE SPEAKERS, with plenty of conversation practice. We help you strengthen your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. You'll improve your grammar, build vocabulary, and polish pronunciation. Two teachers in each class ensure plenty of personal attention. All classes provide TWO HOURS of instruction, plus a half hour "Intercambio" – informal conversation practice over refreshments with native speakers from all our classes.

LOW COST: Our non-profit mission enables us to offer our classes at very low-cost, compared to commercial language schools. Our dedicated, volunteer staff ensures the highest quality language instruction.

ENGLISH ESL classes for adults at Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced levels meet twice a week.
SPANISH classes for adults at four levels, Beginner to Advanced, meet once a week.
CULTURAL EVENTS held throughout the year help new New Yorkers meet each other and make new friends.

All classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, 250 West 65 Street in Manhattan.

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