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.



  • Adi’s Language School  
    • Status: Space Available
    • Classes
      • Offered at different levels, and different sized groups
      • 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:
      • Contact the BRACE office for latest information about classes
      • Office hours 10am to 9pm Mon-Fri
    • Classes offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9 PM (14 weeks)
    • Cost: $250 per class
      • Cost includes textbook
    • Location: 560 Waverly Street
    • Facebook page
    • Contact: 508-628-3721  brazilian.american.center@gmail.com
    • Learn English in a warm, inviting community setting


  • FAESL (Framingham Adult ESL Plus)
    • Status: Signup for Fall 2022 English classes has closed.  Next semester begins in Feb, 2023
    • 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
      • AM & PM Remote classes also offered
    • 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: Registration is open now for fall community English classes beginning September 7th
    • Community Classes    [Español]  [Português]
      • Many different classes
      • 4 hours per week
        • Saturday mornings 8:30 to 12:30 for 6 weeks ($235)
          • Sep 10 to Oct 15 (Session 1)
          • Oct 22 to Dec 3 (Session 2)
        • Mon/Wed or Tu/Th from 7 to 9 pm for 13 weeks ($450)
    • They also offer a full range of levels, including advanced classes, and tutoring.
    • Special advanced study for professionals
    • 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

  • Hospitality Common at Greater Framingham Community Church
    • Status: Next classes begin on July 18th.  You can register online.  
    • Evening Beginner English classes meet Monday and Wednesday from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
      7/18/22 to 8/10/22  (4 Weeks)
    • Childcare is available for children ages 6 to 12 years old
    • Cost: $60 
    • Location: Greater Framingham Community Church, 44 Franklin Street in Framingham
    • Contact: 508-377-4442
    • [en Español]  [em português]


  • Joan Brack Center at SMOC
    • Status: No spaces currently available. Come to the Opportunity Center at SMOC (2nd floor) to fill out an application.
    • Classes go for three months – beginning at start of January, April, July, October
    • Class times are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9am-noon.
    • Cost: Free
    • Contact: ESL@smoc.org 508-620-2676
      7 Bishop Street, Framingham



  • LEAP (Learning English for Adults Program)
    • Status: Contact the office for availability.
      All classes are currently online
    • 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



  • ProGente Connections  (Classes available in Framingham and Marlborough)
    • Status: Contact the school to set up a placement test, and about available classes
    • Classes
      • 1 day a week for 8 weeks (offered three times a year)
      • 1 1/2 hours per class
      • Classes offered on weeknights and Saturday
    • No Childcare available now
    • Cost: $80 per class ($60 for class + $20 for book)
    • Facebook: ProGente Connections
    • Locations:
    • Contact (Email or call): Raquel Riberti-Bill  (413) 636-9245


  • Hudson Maynard Adult Learning Center
    • Status: Registration for next classes is Hudson High School from 6-8 pm on August 23rd  (August 22nd if you are already waitlisted)
    • Evening classes, 2 days, 6 hours per week (Mon/Wed or Tue/Thu 6-9PM)
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Hudson High School, 69 Brigham Street (Room E-102)
    • Contact:  call 978-567-6250 ext. 15102
      Email: Isabel Skoog –  iskoog@hudson.k12.ma.us




  • Milford Community Use Program
    • Status: Registration is closed,  No classes currently offered
      Online registration here (Choose Adult-Winter/Spring > Language > ESL ) – or you can call for latest status
    • Class is 6 to 8 PM, Tuesdays and Thursdays
      10 classes
    • 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)
  • Northborough Senior Center 
    • Status: No class currently offered
    • Class: Intermediate ESL Class
      • Small class (online via Zoom)
      • Weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11:00 to 12:30
      • Conversation, Grammar, Verbs, Reading
      • Expected: computer or tablet available for Zoom sessions
    • Cost: $20/month plus $19 for book
    • To register, call the center at 508-393-5035
    • Questions: Meredith Bohne, noreasta@aol.com, 508-485-4848


  • 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
    • Cost: Free
    • Location: Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street (and also community centers)
    • Contact: Karen Evans,  wellesleyESL@minlib.net, 781-591-1247

2 thoughts on “English Classes in our Area

  1. Hi! Could you please add Faith Institute adult ESL level 1 classes at Faith Community Church in Hopkinton? Classes will be Monday and Friday mornings from 9-11:30 beginning September 9 and running through December 13 (1st semester). Cost is $395/semester. To get more information and to register go to https://faithma.org/faithinstitute. Thanks!

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