Literacy Programs/Classes

English as a Second Language Classes

Our programs have been especially designed for adult learners. Classes are student centered and conducted in an open, friendly, and supportive environment.


Classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced level learners

The skills taught in our ESL classes will help you to:

  • understand conversational English;
  • improve your speaking skills;
  • improve your grammar and learn idioms;
  • write sentences, short paragraphs and fill in applications and other important written forms;
  • read, understand, and discuss newspaper articles and other important written material;
  • develop computer literacy;
  • understand more about American government, customs and culture.

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust Center (KHC)Opens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.