English As a Second Language (ESL)

English as a Second Language (ESL)

American Language and Culture Program (ACLP): A conversation and culture class sponsored by the International Programs Office. More information is available here.

Center for New Americans: For immigrants but will accept some F-2 or J-2 if space is available; usually long waiting lists. Classes are free. More information available on the Center for New American’s website.

First Baptist Church: Free ESL tutoring classes. Information is available on the First Baptist Church website

Greenfield Community College: Information can be found here

Holyoke Community College: Information can be found here.

International Language Institute (ILI): Intensive ESL course (6 week minimum). More information is available on the ILI website. Free English Language Classes in January are also available, for details see the program flyer.

Jones Library: Conversation circles for Intermediate Speakers. Contact (413) 259-3093 or email them for more information. 

UMass Amherst: If you are a UMass Student, check the English as a Second Language Program for course listings.