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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE [ESL] TUTORING

Our English as a Second Language program is available, free of cost, to adults who live or work in Needham and are committed to learning English.

FOR STUDENTS:

  • beginners to advanced students
  • work one on one with a tutor.
  • once a week sessions
  • conversation groups also available

Click here to submit an ESL student application.

After we receive your application, we will schedule a meeting with you to learn more about your English speaking needs and will assign a tutor as soon as one is available.

Click here to submit an application to be an ESL Tutor. Tutor Trainings are offered twice a year, usually in January and September. Once the next training date is confirmed, we will contact you to confirm your availability.

If you have any questions, please call us at 781-444-2415 or click here to email us.

FOR TUTORS:

  • trained in a six week training course, no fees
  • six-month commitment to your student
  • meet once a week at a mutually convenient time and location
  • support and materials provided
  • tutoring locations flexible; can be arranged by Council

WHY TUTOR?

  • to form lasting friendships; help Needham neighbors
  • some students have studied for citizenship exams and prepared for college entrance exams
  • some are interested in learning basic, everyday English - to help with grocery shopping, maneuvering around town, living in the U.S., reduce isolation, etc.
  • Other students are more advanced, and wish to study reading and writing
  • The program is varied, and reaches out to all levels of students.