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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Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, August 11, 2020 10:00 A.M.
Virtual Program

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 10:00-11:00 am every Tuesday. Email adultlearning@freelibrary.org to register. 

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Virtual Programs

Virtual English Conversation Group

Tue, August 11, 2020 6:00 P.M.
Virtual Program

Join us for a free weekly conversation hour. Build your confidence in speaking English while meeting other international adults in a casual learning environment. 6:00-7:30 pm every Tuesday. Email adultlearning@freelibrary.org to register. 

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Virtual Programs

Virtual Program: Edible Alphabet English

Wed, August 12, 2020 10:30 A.M.
Virtual Program

Adults are invited to this FREE online English class. Each week we read, write, and speak in English--and cook a meal together (at our own homes, connected through videocall).   This class will meet on: Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. July 29, 2020 - August 19, 2020…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation Workshops and Enrichment New Americans Culinary Literacy Language Study English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Culinary Literacy Cooking and Nutrition Virtual Programs

Online English Conversation Class

Wed, August 12, 2020 12:30 P.M.
Virtual Program

Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   Practice English listening and speaking online while the library is closed to the public. Every week, participants will listen to/watch clips from Voice of America's 'Learning English' series and converse in English.    Class is…

Adult Senior Discussion and Participation New Americans Language Study New Americans English Language Learners Languages and Learning Center Virtual Programs

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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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