We Speak NYC

The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs' English Language Learning program.

We Speak NYC features civic-focused learning tools for English language learners and teachers.

Learn online

Learn online

Watch our Emmy award winning videos. Use our educational and civic materials online. Download materials for use on the go.

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Find a class

Find a class

We partner with community and faith organizations, public schools, and libraries to offer free volunteer-led weekly classes for intermediate level language learners in communities throughout the city.

Teach We Speak

Teach We Speak

Teachers and volunteers have access to a wide array of teacher-produced curricula, lesson plans, and facilitator guides.

Civic resources

Students and teachers can use our materials to learn about City services and about immigrant rights.

Connect with us

Connect with us

Host a class in your organization. Show our videos and use our materials in your classroom. Volunteer to serve as a language facilitator at one of our community classes.

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