Free ESL Classes

Northern Shenandoah Valley Adult Education offers FREE classes that help adult speakers of other languages learn to speak, read and write English.

  • FREE day and evening in-person or online classes in your area
  • Beginner to Advanced classes available for native speakers of ALL languages

Para más información en español, por favor llame (540) 869-0778.

Register for ESL Classes

Register for English  classes in person at the following locations, dates and times. If you would like an online class, please choose the online option below.

Note: Please do not bring children to registration. Registration for in-person classes takes two hours, and it is not necessary to pre-register for in-person classes.


  • Grace Lutheran Church • 26 West Boscawen St. • Aug. 23 •  9 a.m.
  • Daniel Morgan Intermediate School • 48 S. Purcell Ave. • Aug. 22 • 7 p.m.

Frederick County

  • Laurel Ridge Community College (The Lodge) • 173 Skirmisher Lane • Aug. 22 • 9 a.m.
  • Millbrook High School • 251 First Woods Dr. • Aug. 23 •  6 p.m.

Front Royal

  • Blue Ridge Technical Center • 280 Luray Ave. • Aug. 23 • 6 p.m.

Shenandoah County

  • Central High School • 1147 Susan Ave. • Aug. 22 • 6 p.m.
  • Woodstock Presbyerian Church • 142 E. Court St. • Aug. 23 • 9 a.m.

Clarke County

  • Clarke County School Board Office, Door C • 317 W Main St, Berryville, VA 22611 • Aug. 23 • 6 p.m.

Page County

  • Laurel Ridge Luray-Page County Center • 200 College Drive • Aug. 23 • 6 p.m.


All students who want an online class must pre-register no later than Aug. 8. Please click here


If you do not live within driving distance of any of the above locations, click here to find programs in your area.

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