The Free Library is host to many adult education classes throughout the city which includes English Language Learning (ELL) and GED instruction. Classes are free to the public and may require registration. Contact your local neighborhood library for further information.

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Intermediate Online English Classes

Fri, April 16, 2021 9:30 A.M.
Charles Santore Library

Join us for a FREE Intermediate English class online, taught by graduate students in the University of Pennsylvania TESOL program.   9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Wednesdays and Fridays  February 3 - April 16, 2021 Class is currently full.  To register for the…

Online English Conversation Group

Fri, April 16, 2021 11:00 A.M.

Fridays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  starting February 5 Join us for a free conversation circle. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. This group is currently full.  To join the waitlist, register  at the…

English Writing 101 Learning Circle

Fri, April 16, 2021 12:00 P.M.

Fridays 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  starting February 5 Meet with other English language learners to improve your writing skills using the Universal Class database.  For intermediate/advanced/fluent English learners.  This group is currently full. Join the waitlist at the link here .…

Online English Learning Circle

Fri, April 16, 2021 4:00 P.M.

Fridays 4-5 pm Learn and practice English using the FREE online resource: We Speak NYC! Every week you will watch videos and complete activities on your own, then meet on Fridays with a group of English language learners to continue to practice your English skills.  This group is currently…

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Additional listings of ELL classes not affiliated with the Free Library can be found here. Please note that not all classes are free and may include a cost.

For more information about adult literacy classes in the city of Philadelphia, please contact the Office of Adult Education at 215-686-5250.

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