English Classes

Do you want to learn to speak and write English?
Take the placement test to take ESOL classes at the Community Learning Center.

  • 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
  • Some classes online, due to COVID-19
  • 2 locations, Central Square: 5 Western Avenue
    North Cambridge: 286 Rindge Avenue

You can take the placement test online using Zoom video conferencing. You need to register, below.
If you prefer taking the test over the phone or in person, call 617-349-6363.

September 22, 10 AM – 12:00 PM
Click here to register.

September 30, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Click here to register.

More information about the program:

Student support
Students in English classes have access to:

  • 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.