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ESOL Programs

English as a Second Language (ESL) or English for Speakers of a Second Language (ESOL) are two common names for programs that can help you learn basic English.

In the classes you will learn:

  • To read and write English
  • Conversation skills
  • Basic vocabulary words

Most classes are free. To find a class near you, you can:

Mass 2-1-1 has people who speak many languages to help you. Someone will answer the phone any day or time. Just dial 211 from any phone in Massachusetts.

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1441 Main Street, First Floor
Springfield, MA 01103

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This website was funded in part by Workforce STAT (Skills, Talent, Awareness, Training): Transforming Regional Capacity for Healthcare Education, Grant # CB18820. Workforce STAT was a $1.66 million Community Based Job Training Initiative through the U.S. Department of Labor. The website is also funded in part by a Healthcare Skills Gap Partnership grant through the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant program was funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and administered by Commonwealth Corporation.