Learn English at the BCAE

Improve your English Skills in a Diverse Community Setting – No Visa Required!

Taking classes at the BCAE will help you become more confident speaking in English. Our instructors use the newest curriculum materials to help you improve your grammar, pronunciation, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. We offer a variety of classes to meet the needs of any skill level. For more information email esl@bcae.org.


  • New students are required to take a placement test.
  • The test is FREE.
  • Tests take about 45 minutes.
  • Placement tests are available every Wednesday from 1pm-3pm or by appointment (email esl@bcae.org or call 617-267-4430) at our location at 122 Arlington Street, Boston.
  • All Morning Intensive classes include a walking tour of Boston or a cooking class!
  • Register online by clicking the class name below or by calling 617-267-4430!
Join our vibrant ESL Community!
“Our goal is to help you reach your goal.”
NOTE: Advertised promotions are not valid for ESL classes; only promotions designated for ESL classes may be used.
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ESL Program Types

Morning Intensive
New classes start every four weeks.

  • Classes starting at $535
  • Class meets Monday – Friday (9:30am – 12:30pm)
  • Cultural excursion included
  • Textbooks available for sale
  • Intimate group setting
Afternoon Studies
New classes start every four weeks.

  • Classes starting at $209
  • Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays (2:30pm-4:30pm)
  • Cultural excursion included (RSVP required)
  • Polish your American English pronunciation
  • Intimate group setting

Click here to browse our upcoming English courses.