Students working with their teacher in a classroomLearn the English language skills you need for success. Increase your confidence through practice in speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will be able to continue your education, learn a trade or find employment.

Get Personalized Instruction

We offer three levels, from beginning to advanced:

  • ESL I
  • ESL II

Boost Your Skills
Our classes will help you improve:

  • Conversational skills
  • Listening skills
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Language structures

Jumpstart Your Success
After you complete ESL, you will be able to continue your education at the EOC, apply to college or use your English language skills in the workplace.

We offer the following programs:

Ready to work? Our Career Services team can help you develop your resume and prep for interviews.

What do I need to get started?

 A language assessment is required to determine the appropriate ESL class level for you. Contact the EOC and start working toward your goal today.

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Capital District Educational Opportunity Center
431 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

Capital District Educational Opportunity Center at HVCC South
Capital South Campus Center
20 Warren Street, Albany, NY 12202

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