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Resources Available in Belmont

Belmont ELL Book Club
This intermediate level group meets at Belmont Library in the Flett Room twice a month on Friday afternoons from 1-2:30 PM October through May. Members read and talk about short novels or stories. Drop in, no registration necessary. Fall dates will be October 28, November 04, November 11, and  November 18. Contact Kylie Sparks at ksparks@minlib.net for more information.

ELL Conversation Circle
We offer a weekly English Conversation circle on Monday mornings from 10am-12noon in the Flett Room. The class is taught by  ESL teacher Moira Lucey and is for high-beginner to intermediate level students. Drop-in, no registration necessary. The class runs from September through May. The first fall date will be September 12th. For questions about the class or class schedule, contact Kylie Sparks ksparks@minlib.net.

Evening ELL Conversation Circle

We are starting a weekly drop in English Conversation Circle on Wednesday evenings from 7-8. The class is taught by ESL teacher Genevieve Mack and is for high beginner to intermediate level students. The class runs from September to May. The first class will be September 7th.

Belmont Community Education

644 Pleasant St., Belmont, MA 02478
Telephone: 617-993-5427
email: MReagan@belmont.k12.ma.us

Spring and Fall classes are offered. Classes are described in a printed booklet with registration forms that is released before the session begins. For more information see  http://belmontpubliclibrary.net/2016/01/28/testing-education-reference-center/

Belmont Council on Aging

Beech Street Center
226 Beech Street
Belmont, MA 02478
Hours: Mon thru Fri 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Telephone: (617) 993-2970
FAX: 617-489-4117

Classes are held at the Beech Street Center on Thursdays from 10-11:30 a.m. from October through May. Please call Joan Bishop at (617) 924-6110 for more information about registration and fees.

ESL classes are open to everyone, regardless of residency.


Resources Available Outside of Belmont

Watertown Free Public Library | www.watertownlib.org

Learn English! Free ways to learn!
Registration is necessary to get into classes and tutoring. For more information or questions call 617-924-8797 or email projectliteracy@watertown-ma.gov or sviskin@watertown-ma.gov.

Let’s Talk Conversation Group
Meets on Thursdays from 7:00-8:30 p.m. No registration needed.

English Language Classes – ESOL
Classes are on Tuesday & Thursday evenings 6:30-8:45 p.m. September – May.
6 levels of classes.

Tutoring
Tutoring is one on one or in a small group. Meeting times and locations are flexible. There is usually a wait for tutors.  Come to register at the Watertown Free Public Library 2nd floor for ESOL Classes or Tutoring.

ESOL Computer Classes
Saturday mornings, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, 2nd Floor of Library in the Lucia Mastrangelo Meeting Room. Registration now required.