English Classes - ESOL

ESOL classes are held in the Williams Building, 180 Walnut Street unless otherwise indicated.

IN-PERSON COURSE REGISTRATION                                                          
To ensure that all ESOL students are enrolled in appropriate level classes, we assess potential students' verbal and written skills at the time of registration. Please anticipate the process to take approximately 30 minutes. 
Locations: Williams Building, 180 Walnut Street & Chelsea Public Library.

Rosetta Stone Computer Lab - English for all Levels* 
Mon & Wed   6-7pm    Oct 2 & 4    $40
English students of all levels who need a flexible schedule or additional practice. 
A technology-based approach to English learning. Receive two days of tech assistance and a temporary license to access the program from any computer, smartphone, or tablet. For those needing a computer, call 617- 466-5233 to sign up for our Chromebook Lending Program and Internet Service. Access to the online program until 1/26/2024
*Students simultaneously enrolled in an ESOL class: $25

English Conversation for Daily Living - Participants with some English skills  
Friday     11 am-1 pm       Oct 6-Nov 3    $25

Practice pronunciation to help you understand everyday English conversations. Learn techniques and vocabulary words that assist you in improving your listening and speaking skills. 
Instructor: Flory Barringham 
Location: Chelsea Public Library, 569 Broadway

English for Spanish Speakers - For Spanish speakers
Group A    Mon & Wed   6-8 pm    Oct 2-Nov 29    $40
Group B     Fri                6-8 pm    Oct 20-Dec 15   $40
Group C     Sat              2-4 pm     Oct 21-Dec 16   $40

Slowly immerse yourself in an English language program. Learn the fundamentals of English grammar and basic reading, writing, and speaking skills. Participants should continue to ESOL - Beginner.
Instructors: Yolanda Gonzales, Maritza Cole

ESOL Beginner - Participants with limited English skills 
Group A     Sat              10-12 pm      Oct 7-Dec 9     $40
Group B     Tues & Thurs     6-8pm    Oct 10-Dec 7    $40
Group A     Mon & Wed      6-8pm    Oct 16-Dec 6    $40
Learn basic grammar skills, sentence structure, reading skills, and pronunciation. Apply grammar in reading and writing exercises. 
Instructors: William Sheppard, Maritza Cole

ESOL Intermediate - Participants with some English skills 
Group A     Tues & Thurs   6:30-8:30pm     Oct 3-Nov 21   $40  
Group B       Sat      10-12 pm          Oct 7-Dec 9    $40 
Group C       Sat      12:30-2:30 pm  Oct 7-Dec 9     $40  
Improve grammar skills using idioms and pronunciation. Apply grammar in reading and writing exercises. 
Instructors: Greg Deyermenjian, William Sheppard, Marlene Romero

ESOL Advanced - Participants with good English skills 
Wed      6-8:30 pm       Oct 11-Dec 13     $40
Practice advanced conversation and build a strong vocabulary using real-life scenarios. Writing exercises focus on compound sentences.
Instructor: Matthew Herd

Chelsea English Language Program, managed by Chelsea Recreation & Cultural Affairs, receives funding from the City of Chelsea with funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Housing and Community Development, Massachusetts Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG).