Classes

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Project Literacy provides free classes taught by professional ESOL teachers and conversation circles led by native English speakers. Classes are held at the Watertown Free Public Library and Watertown High School. 

All classes require advance registration. Contact Philippa at pbiggers@watertown-ma.gov to make an appointment to register for classes. 

Fall 2019 - By Registration Only

English Classes

CLASS/LEVEL
DAY(S)
TIME
Beginner English 1Thursdays9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Beginner English 1Tuesdays & Thursdays6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Beginner English 2Tuesdays & Fridays10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Beginner English 2Tuesdays & Thursdays6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Beginner English 2/3Saturdays10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beginner English 3Mondays & Wednesdays9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Beginner English 3Tuesdays & Thursdays6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Beginner 3 & Intermediate 1Tuesdays & Thursdays9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Intermediate English 1Tuesdays & Thursdays6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Intermediate English 2Tuesdays & Thursdays6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Advanced English
Tuesdays & Thursdays
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Advanced EnglishTuesdays & Thursdays6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Additional Classes for Intermediate/Advanced Students

CLASS
DAY(S)
TIME
ConversationMondays10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
ConversationTuesdays12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Discussion GroupWednesdays10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Newspaper GroupThursdays11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Book GroupThursdays1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Advanced ConversationFridays11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


More Opportunities to Learn

Individual Tutoring - By Registration Only

Tutoring can begin any time after a student is registered in the Project Literacy program. Learn more here.

Let's Talk! - No Registration

Everyone is welcome to our weekly conversation group, "Let's Talk!" Registration is not necessary. Come and practice speaking English.

When: Thursdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Watertown High School, 50 Columbia Street, Room 333. During the summer months we meet at First Parish Church of Watertown, 35 Church Street.

6-Session Writing Class

Offered periodically. Contact Philippa Biggers for information: 617-924-8797 or pbiggers@watertown-ma.gov

Citizenship Test Prep Class

Offered periodically. Contact Philippa Biggers for information: 617-924-8797 or pbiggers@watertown-ma.gov