There are a variety of options for improving your English communication abilities. Your local community college, state university or public school district may offer evening courses in English language skills.
Literacy volunteer groups offer free, private, one-on-one tutoring for adults wishing to increase their reading, writing and speaking proficiency. Other organizations assist in developing English language aptitude in conjunction with employment-readiness skills.
Speech therapists may provide personal training for accent reduction.
Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton and Warren Counties including the cities of Plattsburgh and Glens Falls and the villages of Lake George, Lake Placid and Speculator.
Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington Counties including the cities of Albany, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady and Troy and the towns of Bethlehem, Colonie, Greenwich, Mechanicville and Schoharie.
Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange and Ulster Counties including the cities of Hudson, Kingston, Newburgh and Poughkeepsie and the town of New Paltz.
Herkimer, Fulton and Montgomery Counties including the cities of Amsterdam, Gloversville, Herkimer, Johnstown and Little Falls.