English as a Second Language (ESL)
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 (GCC)
Holyoke Community College (HCC):
International Language Institute (ILI):
Practice English online (available to students and scholars who are already here in the area, as well as those who are expected to arrive here in future months). Please submit the intake form here. Conversation circles continue to run online four times a week and are open to intermediate and advanced level English speakers. See the conversation circle schedule here, call (413) 259-3093 or email them for more information.
If you are a UMass Student, check the English as a Second Language Program for course listings.