A Resource for the Re-entry Population of Greater Worcester

Worcester State University

486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA  01602
(508) 929-8000

Intensive English Language Institute

Leah Guzman and Susan Siebel
(508) 929-8120

The Intensive English Language Institute by Worcester State University offers ESL courses.

The Intensive program is offered by semester.  There are Spring, Fall and Summer sections that run of the following schedule:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:15 to 12:15pm.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

The Community Program is a small program using integrated skills with ESL courses. They are for people in levels 1-4. Courses are offered in the day or evening.

Pronunciation and Conversation classes are offered in the evenings.  These courses are exclusively for those in level 4 and higher.

Business English and Grammar through Writing classes are also offered in the evenings and only for those in level 4 or higher.

In addition, they provide TOEFL training courses for level 4 and up, in the evenings.

Registration information:
The registration fee may vary depending on the course. It can range from $700 to $3250 for the Intensive Semester Program. The other programs also have a registration fee that ranges from $375 to $475. Discounts and payment plans are available, please call for more information regarding these options.


Worcester State University Intergenerational Urban Institute

486 Chandler Street, Worcester, MA  01602

(508) 929-8978

The Intergenerational Urban Institute offers a variety of services including free conversational English tutoring. The classes run on the following schedule:

Tuesdays, 3:00 to 4:oopm at Worcester Housing Authority, 425 Pleasant Street.

Wednesdays, 11:30 to 12:20 pm at Worcester State University, 486 Chandler Street.

Thursdays, 10:00  to 11:00 am at Nu Café, 335 Chandler Street

Elderly persons are especially welcomed.

Registration information:
There is no registration fee. Classes begin the week of 9/23.


Latino Education Institute

537 Chandler Street, Worcester

Coordinator Josefina
(508) 414-2590

ESL Adult Learner Program held on Tuesdays & Thursdays, from 6 pm–8:30 pm.

Must be at least 18 years of age, undocumented OK

No Cost
Registration on-going
Classes are September–November and March-June
Enrollment dependent upon waiting list and program numbers

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