ESL & Languages

The Division of Continuing Education, Corporate & Public Sector Training at Bergen Community College will help you expand your language skills. Whether you are interested in improving your understanding and use of American English, learning a foreign language, or exploring the beauty of American Sign Language, we have courses available with talented instructors who make learning fun and practical.

To register, or for any questions you may have, contact Andrea Schaffel, Program Supervisor, at (201) 493-8975 or

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Lois E. Marshall Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) at Bergen Community College serves the intellectual and social needs of a vibrant community of Lifelong Learners. Our members have a thirst for learning and intellectual stimulation. One fee entitles members to attend courses which are taught by members and experts from the larger community. Each semester’s offerings cover a broad range of academic and cultural topics. There are no tests or grades.