*We are offering free Online ESL Classes. Select hybrid classes (in-person + online) to begin March 2021.*

Georgia Piedmont Technical College provides FREE English as a Second Language (ESL) classes.

Instruction is available for all levels of English proficiency from pre-literate to advanced.

Learn to speak, listen, read, and write English.

We can help you learn English for:

  • Work
  • College
  • Civics Education and U.S. Citizenship Preparation
  • Community and Family
  • Digital Literacy
  • Working in the Hospitality Industry

GPTC currently offers FREE online ESL classes during the Day and Evening. Due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19, we are not offering in-person classes at this time. Select lower-level hybrid (in-person + online) classes will begin in March 2021.

Day Classes
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from  9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Paul M, Starnes Center
1085 Montreal Road Clarkston, GA 30021
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Evening Classes
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Paul M, Starnes Center
1085 Montreal Road Clarkston, GA 30021
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On Hold: Rockdale Evening Classes
Monday, Tuesday from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Rockdale Career Academy
1064 Culpepper Drive Conyers, GA 30094
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What types of classes are offered?

  • All levels of English learning from pre-literate to advanced
  • Learn to speak, listen, read, and write English

What type of instruction is used?

  • Instructor-facilitated, self-paced
  • Textbook-based with computer support
  • Group instruction and individual support

Is there a fee for classes?

No, all classes are available at no cost to the student

What can the average student expect?

  • Dynamic and supportive learning environment
  • College atmosphere
  • Knowledgeable, experienced instructors
  • Respect for students