English Classes in our Area

 

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On this blog, there is a MENU item called CLASSES, that contains a link to a list of English classes offered in this area. This includes:

  • Formal classes – some are free, some have a cost – where you are registered, and attend classes usually once or twice each week for many weeks.
  • Conversation Groups – these are free and informal.  They usually meet once a week for a few hours, and you attend when you can.

In this long posting, we’ll give you an update on formal classes offered in MetroWest.

FRAMINGHAM

 

  • Adi’s Language School  
    • Status: Space Available
    • Classes
      • Offered at different levels, and different sized groups
      • Current classes meet for 2 hours – once or twice a week (2-4 hours/week), but more hours/week is possible
      • Max class size 16.  Certificates issued.
      • Flexible class schedule (offered Mondays through Saturdays), including online
    • Other services available: Citizenship class; TOEFL preparation class; individual tutoring; profession-specific language training, classes for other languages (including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Romanian); translation/interpretation services
    • Cost: $10-15 per class hour (depending on size of the class)
    • Facebook page
    • Location:270 Concord St. Room #203
    • Contact: (Phone or WhatsApp) 857-201-1350  Adriana Staff (Director)

 

  • BRACE (Brazilian American Center)
    • Status:  Space available
      • Please come to the BRACE office to register for classes
      • Office hours 10am to 9pm Mon-Fri
    • Classes offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9 PM (14 weeks)
      • Fall: September 12 to December 12
      • Spring: February 11 to May 15, 2019
    • Cost: $250 per class (includes textbook)
      • Bring a friend for reduced tuition
    • Location: 560 Waverly Street
    • Facebook page
    • Contact: 508-628-3721  brazilian.american.center@gmail.com
    • Learn English in a warm community setting

 

  • FAESL (Framingham Adult ESL Plus)
    • Status: The next lottery for classes will be on Thursday, January 17, 2019
    • Two semesters:  Spring (Jan/Feb – Jun) and Fall (Aug/Sep – Dec)
    • Classes offered at up to 10 levels
      • PM: Twice a week; Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 to 9:30 for 4 months
      • AM: Three times a week; Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 8:45 to 10:45 for 4 months
    • HiSet and Citizenship classes are also offered
    • Cost: Free
    • Office location: 31 Flagg Drive (Fuller Middle School)
    • Facebook  /  Instagram  /  Twitter
    • Contact: 508-626-4282

 

  • Framingham State University
    • Status:
    • They offer a full range of levels, including advanced classes.  Some require a high school degree.
    • Brochure of Classes
    • Community Classes
      • Community classes on Saturday mornings
        • Many different classes
        • 6 weeks, 4 hours per week
        • Cost: $235
      • Community evening classes (many levels)
        • 13 weeks
        • 4 hours per week (Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu)
        • Cost: $450
    • Morning “core” classes (3 levels)
      • 13 weeks
      • 7 1/2 hours per week
      • Cost: $1520
    • Afternoon “focus” classes
      • Classes for specific topics such as public speaking or TOEFL preparation
      • 13 weeks
      • 4 hours per week
      • Cost: $640
    • Special advanced study for professionals
    • More information
    • Facebook Page
    • Location:  O’Connor Hall, 100 State Street
    • Contact: esl@framingham.edu 508-626-4958
      • Para assistência em português ligue para 508-215-5725.
      • Para ayuda en Español llame al 508-215-5725.

 

  • Joan Brack Center at SMOC
    • Status: No spaces curently available.  Approximately 6 month wait after you apply.  Apply any time at SMOC office at 7 Bishop Street.
    • Classes go for three months – beginning at start of January, April, July, October
    • “Essential ESL” class offered Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9:00 to Noon
    • Basic ESL class Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00
    • “Waitlist” class with computer activities on Monday mornings 10:00 to Noon
    • Cost: Free
    • Contact: Taryn Barros 508-620-2676

 

  • Keefe Tech Evening Program
    • Status: Next classes begin in February.
    • 4 Levels of ESL class plus Business ESL
    • Fall (Sep-Dec) and Spring (Feb-Jun) Semesters
    • Classes:
      • Mondays & Wednesdays (Level 1) 6:00 to 9:00 for 11 weeks
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays (Levels 1 to 4) 6:00 to 9:00 for 11 weeks
    • More info: Fall Catalog
    • Cost: $285
    • Contact: continuinged@jpkeefehs.org  508-416-2170

 

  • LEAP (Learning English for Adults Program)
    • Status: Space available
    • Classes offered at beginner and intermediate levels
    • Weekday and Saturday classes
    • Classes are once a week (for1 1/2 to 2 hours), but you can register for more than one class
    • Cost: $10/year, plus book
    • Location: 110 Edgell Rd. Framingham
    • Contact: Eva Benda 508-872-7125

 

  • Mass Bay Community ESL
    • Status:
    • Classes offered at 3 levels
      • Beginner and Advanced: Tuesday/Thursday evenings, for 10 weeks, 4 hours/week
      • Intermediate: Monday/Wednesday eves for 10 weeks, 4 hours/week
      • Pronunciation and Conversation: Tuesday/Thursday eves for 10 weeks, 4 hours/week
      • Advanced: Monday/Wednesday eves for 10 weeks, 4 hours/week
      • Intermediate (in Wellesley): Saturdays 9am to 1pm for 10 weeks
    • More info: Classes brochure
    • Cost: $300
    • Locations
    • Contact: cce@massbay.edu  508-270-4100
  • MASS Bay College ESL (Framingham and Wellesley)
    • Status:
    • College credit classes, multiple levels
    • Cost:
      • $636 for classes 3 hours/week (16 weeks)
      • $1272 for classes 6 hours/week (16 weeks)
    • Locations
    • Contact: esl@massbay.edu 781-239-2511

 

  • ProGente Connections  (Classes available in  both Framingham and Marlborough)
    • Status: Contact the school to set up a placement test.
    • Classes
      • 1 day a week for 10-weeks
      • 2 hours per class
      • Separate classes offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Childcare may be available
    • Cost: $40 per class, plus book
    • Locations:
    • Facebook Page
    • Contact (Email or call): Raquel Riberti-Bill  (413) 636-9245

 

MILFORD

 

  • Milford Community Use Program
    • Status: Registration is closed for the fall class
    • Class is 6 to 8 PM, Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct 3rd through Nov 14th
      10 classes (no class Oct 8, 31, and Nov 12)
    • Location: Milford High School, 31 West Fountain Street
    • Cost: $150 Milford resident; $165 non-resident
    • Facebook Page
    • Contact: 508-478-1119 (M-F, 8:30 to 4:00 pm)
HUDSON/MAYNARD

 

MARLBOROUGH

 

WELLESLEY

 

  • Wellesley Library ESL
    • Status:  Limited space is available. Registration is required.
      The main registration is in September, but you can try any time.
    • Note: Only for people who live or work in Wellesley
    • Many different classes that meet mornings or afternoons, one day a week, for 1 to 1 1/2 hours
    • Spring Class Schedule (from last Spring – 2018)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street (and also community centers)
    • Contact: Karen Evans,  wellesleyESL@minlib.net, 781-591-1247

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