Mar 03 2021 22:00:23

English Literacy ESOL

Improve Your Life by Improving Your English

Effective communication, in the workplace and in the community, helps make life easier and more enjoyable, and provides you greater opportunities for success. NECC offers a range of programs designed to improve your English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Basic English as a Second Language (BESL) –  Levels 3 and 4

This course prepares students to transition into the Academic ESL (English as a Second Language) at NECC. In this course for non-native speakers of English, students develop English Language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking for effective communication in the workplace and for everyday use within the community.

Course Information

Period:  Feb 16 to June 3, 2021

Dates/Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, 16 weeks (no classes on Holidays)
Teaching Mode:  remote
Cost: $260 (plus books)

Registration Dates

To minimize the spread of Coronavirus, assessment is by appointment and offered remotely.   

Please click and submit the registration form below and we will place you on the waitlist.
Waitlist Registration Form

For more information, please contact Marsha Parinussa Flynn, coordinator at


English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Free**

These FREE classes are for you if you have some English language skills but want to improve. There are three levels in the ESOL program, and instruction emphasizes these key skills areas:

If you participate in these classes you will also benefit from the services of a NECC advisor, who can help you establish a clear path to achieving your education and career goals.

You can also enroll in a Writing for ESOL class, which will help you improve your writing for the workplace as well as prepare you to enter Academic ESL .
ESOL has three levels of classes:

The ESOL Program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education – Adult and Community Learning Services.

Registration Information

Due to the uncertainties imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, our courses will be offered remotely for the spring semester.  

Please click and submit the registration form below and we will place you on the waitlist.

Waitlist Registration Form 2021

Contact Us

Marsha Parinussa Flynn, ESOL Coordinator


Nancy Tariot, Advisor (A.M. Program)


Sabrina Butler, Advisor (P.M. Program)




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