Sign Up for English Class (ESOL)

By DHSP Community Learning Center

Sign up for free English (ESOL) classes and take a placement test. Learn about our programs and the resources that come with being a student at the Cambridge Community Learning Center!

Photo of CLC students.
Tuesday, December 12 4pm – 6:30pm

This is a recurring event and is coming up on Fri, January 12 2024 9:30am – 12pm; Mon, January 22 2024 6pm – 8:30pm; and Thu, February 1 2024 9:30am – 12pm .: Upcoming occurrences include: Tue, February 13 2024 6pm – 8:30pm; Fri, March 8 2024 9:30am – 12pm; and Mon, March 25 2024 6pm – 8:30pm.

.: Thursday, November 2 9:30am – 12pm and Tuesday, November 28 6pm – 8:30pm.

People can join the classes if there is space

Ages: Adults.

Cambridge residents only.


English Classes at CLC
Register over the phone

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

Click here to visit our website, learn more, and sign up!

Click here to register for all sessions.

Or, call 617-349-6363.


All sessions are in-person at 5 Western Avenue (Central Square). You can click on the link above to sign up for any registration session.


Summer 2023 English class registrations are:

Wednesday, August 23, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Central Square (5 Western Ave.) 

Thursday, August 24, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Central Square (5 Western Ave.)  


Registration is required to attend information sessions. You should NOT attend if you are feeling sick.



    • In-person only.

    Community Learning Center (Central Square)

    5 Western Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    United States

    Cambridgeport, Mid Cambridge, and Riverside

    Additional information

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

    We offer in-person and hybrid classes for Cambridge residents.

    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.

    Core English Classes Flyer_2023-24.pdf