English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Now offering virtual and in-person classes! Beginner or advanced — all classes are free!

  • ESL Classes at HCDE: Virtual or in-person, the choice is yours!

Learn English at HCDE Adult Education

  • HCDE Adult Education offers free English classes for speakers of other languages. 

    • Beginning, intermediate, advanced English learners are welcome!
    • Improve your English reading, writing, and pronunciation skills
    • Leadership and digital literacy training
Watch a video from Fox 26 to learn more about our ESL program:

Eligibility Requirements

    • You must be at least 18 years old
    • You must have a photo ID
    • You must attend an orientation before starting class
    • You must have good attendance
    • You must have access to technology (computer, smartphone, tablet, and internet)
  • Virtual Classes Classes are Tuesday through Thursday
    Mornings: 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Evenings: 6–9 p.m.

    There is no charge for materials for these programs.

  • In-Person Classes We're pleased to offer a NEW and FREE IN-PERSON ESL class for Harris and Liberty County residents!

    Choose a location below for class schedules:
    • All
    • Alief ISD - Elsik 9th Grade Center
    • Baytown Learning Center
    • Covenant with Christ (Cleveland)
    • Foundry United Methodist Church
    • Gallery Furniture (Work Texas)
    • Klein Forest High School
    • Mayde Creek High School
    • Northwest Assistant Ministries
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