English Classes - ESOL

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

IN-PERSON REGISTRATION ONLY                                                         
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    June 12 & 14    $40
English students of all levels who need a flexible schedule or additional practice. A technology-based approach to English learning using the immersion method. Students receive a temporary license to access the program from any computer, smartphone or tablet*. Students have access to the online program until 9/22/2023. *Students simultaneously enrolled in an ESOL class: $20
Location: Williams Building, 180 Walnut Street  

English for Spanish Speakers - Participants with no English skills 
Group A    Tues & Thurs   6:30-8:30pm     May 16-June 22    $40
Group B     Fri                    6-8 pm   June 9-July 28    $40
Group C     Sat            2-4 pm        May 13-June 24 $       $40

For Spanish speakers.
 Slowly immerse yourself into an English language program. Learn the fundamentals of English grammar and basic reading, writing and speaking skills. Participants should continue to ESOL - Beginner.
Location: Williams Building

ESOL Beginner - Participants with limited English skills 
Group A*     Mon & Wed       6-8pm      June 5-August 2       $40
Group B       Tues & Thurs     6-8pm      June 6-August 3        $40
*includes Rosetta Stone Lab
Learn basic grammar skills, sentence structure, reading skills, and pronunciation. Apply grammar in reading and writing exercises. 

ESOL Intermediate - Participants with some English skills 
Group A       Mon        6-8pm     June 5-August 2       $40  
Location: Williams Building
Group B       Wed & Fri     10-12pm      July 11- Aug 10   $40 
Location: Chelsea Public Library
Group C       Tues & Thurs       6:30-8:30pm   May 30-July 13      $40  
Location: Williams Building
Improve grammar skills using idioms and pronunciation. Apply grammar in reading and writing exercises. 

ESOL Advanced - Participants with good English skills 
Mon & Wed      6-8pm       June 5-August 2     $40
Practice advanced conversation and build a strong vocabulary using real-life scenarios. Writing exercises focus on compound sentences.
Location: Williams Building

ESOL Advanced Reading & Writing - Participants with good English skills 
Thurs      6-8pm       June 8-August 3      $40
Improve reading and writing skills through comprehension and grammar exercises. An excellent course for those who are planning to attend college or enter the workforce. 
Location: Williams Building


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).