English Language Learning

General Overview from Portland of Opportunity

Portland Adult Education English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Classes @

14 Locust Street, Portland
207-874-8155

Learning Works
Provides immigrants, refugees, and their families the chance to thrive in our country by offering free English language instruction, one-on-one tutoring, and cultural literacy skills.

 Hope House English Language Program (H.H.E.L.P.)
14 Sherman Street, Portland
207-274-6005

YMCA
70 Forest Avenue, Portland
207-874-1111

Conversation Practice Classes

Portland Adult Education
14 Locust Street, Portland
207-874-8155
Tuesdays   2:15 ­ 3:15 PM
Fridays       9:00 ­ 10:00 AM

University of Southern Maine
85 Bedford Street, Portland
207-449-­0089
Tuesdays & Thursdays   5:00 ­ 6:30 PM

Hope House
14 Sherman Street, Portland
207-899-­2435
Tuesdays 1:00 ­ 2:30 PM
Thursdays 7:00 ­ 8:30 PM
Fridays  2:00 ­ 3:30 PM

Salvation Army
297 Cumberland Avenue, Portland
207-774-­4172 x262
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:30 AM ­ 11:30
Tuesdays 10:00 AM ­ 12:00

Portland English
142 High Street, Suite 628, Portland
207-504-­7577
Fridays       12:30 ­ 1:30 PM

Parkside Neighborhood Center
85B Grant Street, Portland
207-553-­5940
Saturdays       10:00 AM. ­ 12:00 Women Only
Tuesdays   5:00 ­ 7:00 PM Open To All

Speak Clearly Accent Reduction Mothers with Children
867 Congress Street (Port City Baptist), Portland
207-615-­6868
Tuesday and Thursdays 10:00 AM ­ 12:00
(free childcare)