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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 to make an appointment to register for classes. 

Summer 2018 - By Registration Only

English Classes

Beginner English 1Mondays & Thursdays9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Beginner English 2Saturdays10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beginner & Intermediate English for Parents of Watertown High School StudentsTuesdays & Thursdays7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Beginner 3 ConversationWednesdays3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Advanced EnglishTuesdays & Thursdays (June)6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Additional Classes for Intermediate/Advanced Students

Book GroupThursdays1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Discussion GroupWednesdays10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Conversation ClassTuesdays12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Conversation ClassTuesdays7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Newspaper ClassThursdays11:00 a.m. - 12:30 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.