ALESN Class Schedule

Registrations for Fall classes are now open!

    Classes are held at: M.S. 131 @ 100 Hester Street NYC

  • The first Monday class is Mon Sept 25th
  • The first Thursday class is Thur Sept 28th.
  • Most Saturday classes will start Sat Sept 30th.
  • Please note that some Saturday classes will not start until Sat Oct 7 or Sat Oct 14.
  • Please note the START DATE when signing up for Saturday classes.

Please bring a state issued photo ID on your first day of class.
You are required to fill out a registration form and show your photo ID.

Contact us at alesn.nyc@gmail.com or ajp807@aol.com if you have any questions.
The first 30 students to register for a class will be automatically accepted. After that, you will need to join the waitlist. However, don’t be deterred! A spot will very likely open up within the first two weeks of class.

The “Level” of the class refers to the degree of difficulty of the class.
Level 1 is a Beginners level class
Level 2 is an Advanced Beginner to Intermediate class
Level 3 is an Advanced Intermediate to Advanced class

PLEASE sign up for this class is you are 100% dedicated to learning the language and coming weekly to class. As this is a free class provided by passionate volunteers, we are limited on class space.

1. Monday – Cantonese Level 1 (6:00 -7:15pm)(Brendan/Allison) – please go to alesn.org/class-schedule/ and click on Monday Cantonese 1 to read a description of the class prior to registering
2. Monday – Mandarin Level 1 (7:15 – 8:30pm) (Li)
3. Thursday – Mandarin Level 1 (6:30-7:30pm) (Brendan) – please go to alesn.org/class-schedule/ and click on Thur Mandarin 1 to read a description of the class prior to registering
4. Thursday – (6:30 – 7:30pm) Mandarin Level 2 (Lucy/Jeremy)
5. Saturday – Music – Ukulele (4:15 – 5:30pm) (Robert)
6. Saturday – Mandarin Level 1 (1:30 – 2:45pm) (Evan)
7. Saturday – Mandarin Level 2 (2:45 – 4:00pm) (Ari)
8. Saturday – Mandarin Level 3 (4:00 – 5:30) (Lily/Connie) – (starts 10/7)
9. Saturday – Absolute Beginners Cantonese (12:15 – 1:30pm) (Tony/Tsz)
10. Saturday – Cantonese Level 1+ (Hung) – (1:30 – 2:30pm) (starts 10/7)
11. Saturday – Cantonese Level 2 (Hung) – (2:30 – 3:30pm) (starts 10/7)
12. Saturday – Reading/Writing Traditional Chinese Characters – Level 2/3 (3:30 – 4:30pm) (Hung) – (starts 10/7)
13. Saturday – Cantonese Level 3 (4:30 – 5:30pm) (Lucia)
14. Saturday – French Level 1 (12:30 – 2:00pm) (Kevin) (starts 10/14)
15. Saturday – Russian Level 1 (2:00 – 3:00pm) (Elena)
16. Saturday Mandarin Level 1 (3:00 – 4:15pm)(Jay)
17. Saturday – Salsa (5:30 – 6:30pm 1st Sat of month) (Tony)
18. Saturday – Broadway Dance (4:30 – 5:30pm 1st Sat of month)(Paula)
19. Saturday – Self Defense Class (3:30 – 5:30pm) (not held on 1st Sat of month, in session on all other Sat)(Tony/Michael)