English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classes

Learning to read, write, and speak in English can have many benefits to your life – enabling you to secure a new job, help your children with their schoolwork, or get involved in your community.

OBT supports lifelong learning. We offer programs for adults who want to build their English language skills.

Fast Facts

  • Learn English for daily communication!
  • Students study using OBT’s proprietary curriculum.
  • Students work with dedicated, experienced, passionate instructors.
  • We offer classes in the mornings and in the evenings.
  • Our ESOL classes build community and support one another.
  • Basic Computer Classes are available to ESOL students.
  • OBT’s ESOL classes are free.


  • Must be 19 years or older
  • Must live in New York City

Attend an Info Session!




25 Thornton St
Brooklyn, NY 11206
Phone: (718) 387-1600
Fax: (718) 387-5005

Sunset Park

882 3rd Ave
Suite 10-10NE, Unit 18
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Phone: (718) 369-0303
Fax: (718) 369-1518