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Woods College of Advancing Studies

Local English Prep Providers

Pine Manor College English Language Institute
ELI offers rigorous academic English classes to prepare students for university study. Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing, Speaking, and Listening skills are taught within an engaging content based curriculum. Topics include: Technology, Health, Cross Cultural Communication, Globalization, Food Politics, Government, Foreign Policy, International Issues, Media, Real Estate, Mind/Brain, Learning, Science, Law, Legal Systems, Art, Music and much more.  Classes focus on developing critical thinking and problem solving skills while incorporating blended on line learning.  TOEFL preparation is included in our Intensive and University Preparation Program.  The course prepares students for all sections of the ibt TOEFL exam including: structure, listening, speaking, reading comprehension, and writing as well as test taking strategies and techniques.  

Class Schedule:
Intensive English Program

University Preparation Program

Monday-Friday: 9am-12:30pm



Semi-Intensive Program

Monday-Friday: 9am-12:30pm

Foundational classes in the morning include: Reading/Vocabulary, Grammar/Writing, Listening/Speaking.  The  afternoon  classes vary, but some example of classes offered are: TOEFL Preparation,  Pronunciation and Idioms, Oral Presentation Skills,  American Culture and Literature, Current Events, Academic Study Skills, and other courses may be offered.

Weekly Monday course start dates are offered year round.  For more information, please visit


Irish International Immigrant Center Education Services
The IIIC’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) program offers students the opportunity to build the critical language skills they need to help them improve their English language fluency, and gain the most important tools necessary to secure meaningful employment and integrate and communicate successfully in the United States. There are beginner and intermediate classes that are set to match the individual’s appropriate level and education goals, learning styles and language needs.  Classes are offered in the fall and spring and run for 18-weeks.  ESOL classes meet twice a week in the morning or afternoon, beginning in September or in February.​  Courses cost $100 for the full 18-weeks.  In addition to our courses, we offer tutoring that is catered to fit the individual's specific need.  Students and seasoned tutors can meet once or twice a week, depending on scheduling.  Tutoring costs $50 and lasts for 10-weeks, with the option to continue after the 10-weeks are completed.  If you or someone you know is interested in high quality, ESOL courses, please contact Bonnie Greenwood at 617-542-7654 ext. 36 or by email at

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