Courses & Programs

Pesha Black

Director, English for Speakers of Other Languages

ABE & Workforce Development

Ludlow Adult Learning Center 413-552-2999

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Welcome! !أهلا بك Bem-vindos! Hoş geldiniz! Hoan nghênh! Bienvenid@s!

HCC offers a variety of free, grant-funded programs for adults learning English! (You need to live in Massachusetts to participate in these opportunities.) 

Find the right program for you below:

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Online classes through the Ludlow Area Adult Learning Center
Morning and evening classes
Beginner – advanced levels

Hybrid (online and in-person) classes at Springfield Adult Learning Center
Morning and evening classes
Beginner – advanced levels

Accelerated Career English
Online classes
Professional English, career exploration and essential skills, preparation for training or college

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ESOL Nurse Aide
Hybrid (online and in-person) nurse aide/home health aide program designed for English learners

ESOL Culinary
Hybrid (online and in-person) culinary training for English learners

more opportunities

In addition to these opportunities, English learners may want to explore Academic ESL, Child Development Associate Plus (offered in English or Spanish), Transitions to College & Careers, and other free workforce training programs.

We look forward to helping you achieve your language, employment, education, and community goals!

questions?

Do you have questions or need help? Please call us at 413.552.2999 and leave a message. Staff can assist you in Spanish, Turkish, Chinese, Portuguese, and French.

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Pesha Black

Director, English for Speakers of Other Languages

ABE & Workforce Development

Ludlow Adult Learning Center 413-552-2999