Learn English at the BCAE

Improve your English Skills in a Diverse Community SettingNo 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!
Exciting English Classes at the BCAE
“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
  • Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm
  • Cultural excursion or cooking class included
  • Textbooks available for sale
Evening Studies
New classes start every four weeks.

  • Classes starting at $280
  • Classes meet 2 evenings a week
  • Polish your English conversation skills
  • Intimate group setting
  • Great for learners who work during the day!

Class Schedule → Click link to register now!

December January February
English for Beginners (Level 1) MORNING
Dec 4 – Dec 22 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $450 ($385 members)

Intermediate English (Level 2)
Dec 4 – Dec 22 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $450 ($535 members)

Advanced English (Level 3)
Dec 4 – Dec 22 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $450 ($385 members)

English for Beginners (Level 1) MORNING
Jan 8 – Feb 2 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $595 ($535 members)

English for Beginners (Level 1) SATURDAYS
Jan 20 – Mar 3 • Sat • 9:30a-1:30p
Tuition $239 ($209 members)

Intermediate English (Level 2)
Jan 8 – Feb 2 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $595 ($535 members)

Advanced English (Level 3)
Jan 8 – Feb 2 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $595 ($535 members)

American English Pronunciation
Jan 9 – Feb 1 • Tue, Thu • 2:30-4:30p
Tuition $185 ($149 members)

English for Beginners (Level 1) MORNING
Feb 5 – Mar 2 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $595 ($535 members)

Intermediate English (Level 2)
Feb 5 – Mar 2 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $595 ($535 members)

Advanced English (Level 3)
Feb 5 – Mar 2 • Mon-Fri • 9:30a-12:30p
Tuition $595 ($535 members)

American English Pronunciation
Feb 6 – Mar 1 • Tue, Thu • 2:30-4:30p
Tuition $185 ($149 members)