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Belleville, NJ 07109
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Citizenship Classes
English Language Assistance (ESL)
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The Belleville Public Library and Information Center is offering English as a Second Language (ESL, Citizenship) and Citizenship Classes in addition to our popular English Conversation Group.

The new classes will be broken down into beginner and intermediate courses and will have course books and materials available as well.

Please note that all courses are conducted online via

Course books are now available at the Library with a $20.00 (fully refundable) deposit.
Pick up books at the circulation desk during regular business hours.

You can see upcoming classes and register here or on our Events calendar.

ESL Beginner Classes
Mondays, beginning January 24th, through June 27th All Classes are held via ZOOM 6pm - 8pm Registration Required

This beginning-level class will allow students to develop basic English vocabulary and grammatical structures so that they can successfully communicate. The course content will lay the foundation for life skills, higher education, and workforce entry. Lessons will integrate the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

ESL Intermediate Class
Wednesdays, beginning January 19th through June 29th All Classes are held via ZOOM 6pm - 8pm Registration Required

The ESL Intermediate Class is intended for people who already have a basic understanding of English but are not yet fluent speakers of the language. It is not required to have taken the beginner class to attend this class.

English Conversation Group
Thursdays, beginning January 20th through June 30th All Classes are held via ZOOM 6pm - 8pm Registration Required

Practice your English language skills in a comfortable supportive environment led by a facilitator. The Belleville Public Library and Information Center's English Conversation Group provides guidance but is also a great place to make friends.