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English Classes Information Session (ESOL)

By DHSP Community Learning Center

Learn about free English (ESOL) classes available to you. Learn about all of the great resources that come with being a student at the Cambridge Community Learning Center!

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10am – 11am

This is a recurring event and is coming up on 6:30am – 7:30am and 7:30pm – 8:30pm.

.: 10:30am – 11:30am, 7:30pm – 8:30pm, and 10:30am – 11:30am.

People can join the classes if there is space

Ages Young Adult to Senior Adult.

Cambridge residents only


English Classes at CLC
Register over the phone

You can also call us to take the test over the phone.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing



  • Only virtual (online or over the phone).

Classes will be taught online using Zoom. Students who need technology support can set up meetings at the Community Learning Center in Central Square and North Cambridge.

Classes are online at this time. Students will need a computer to participate. For those who do not have regular access to a computer, it is possible to borrow Chromebooks through our program. Please contact us for more specific information about accessing technology.

Additional information

Do you want to learn to speak, read and write English? The Community Learning Center can help you!

We have:

  • 26 English classes available for Cambridge residents
  • 6 levels of English classes (ESOL), including basic literacy
  • Students from over 65 countries
  • 10-month minimum study
  • Classes meet 2 or 3 times a week
  • 2 locations, Central Square: 5 Western Avenue
    North Cambridge: 286 Rindge Avenue

Students in English classes have free access to:

  • A tutor
  • A career advisor
  • An education advisor
  • Citizenship classes
  • Conversation classes
  • Basic computer classes
  • Support with disabilities

Class schedules:
• Morning classes are 2 or 3 mornings a week, between 9 AM and 12 noon.
• Evening classes are 2 nights a week, between 6:15 PM and 9:15 PM.