English Classes (ESL)

Students from all over the world learn language skills through speaking, listening, reading, and writing in our English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.  The Adult Learning Center welcomes all students who want to learn English.  Please enjoy the Welcoming Video our students created to welcome new students to the school.

Next class registration will be on August 1st for Fall classes starting in September 2023.

How to Register

Step 1:  Click here to register for the English classes. Registration for Summer Classes opens on May 1st. Summer Classes will start on July 10th and 11th. If you cannot complete the online form, call or text the Adult Education Counselor (Samba) at 603-689-3539 for help. 

Step 2: You will be contacted by a staff member to complete the registration process within a few weeks.

Step 3: You will take a placement test in speaking and reading.  This helps us to understand your current level and place you in the best class.  

Step 4: You will receive your class placement information after you complete the test.

Step 5: Your teacher will contact you during the week prior to your class start date.

Who We Serve

We serve all adult students whose first language is not English.  Classes are for all levels, from new immigrants with limited English skills to students preparing for work or college.  All students must:

  • Be 18 or older,
  • Not currently be enrolled in high school, and
  • Live or work in New Hampshire.

Program Highlights

What We Offer

Click here for more information about Citizenship Preparation class.


Classes are free.  Books will be provided to students who attend at least 12 hours of class.


For more information, call Enrollment Coordinator Anya Vandiver at: 
603-921-9590, or email registration@nashuaalc.org.

Or call the Director of Adult Education, Maria Dimitros at:
603-882-9080 x2206, or email mdimitros@nashuaalc.org.

More information is also available at the NH State website: