A home away from home
Open Doors English empowers adult English language learners in Ithaca and Tompkins County to live fuller lives through affordable, comprehensive English Language (ESL) classes. Everyone is welcome to learn here!
WINTER WEATHER UPDATE: Yes, we have classes today!
Can I study English at Open Doors English?
If you are a non-native English speaker over the age of 18, you can study in our program! Register online to come in for an appointment.
What ESL classes can I take?
We offer classes organized by students’ levels of English proficiency. We have five morning classes, three afternoon classes, an evening class, and workshops/events throughout the week, all located on the 3rd floor of the First Presbyterian Church in downtown Ithaca.
Can I volunteer at Open Doors English?
We welcome local volunteers to work with us as tutors, conversation partners, guest speakers and office assistants. Please let us know of your interest.