Classes

Project Literacy provides free classes taught by professional ESOL teachers and conversation circles led by native English speakers. All classes require advance registration. To register, please complete our New Student Form. Contact Aimee Lambert at alambert@watertown-ma.gov if you have any questions.

Summer 2022

Our summer classes fill up quickly. If you are interested in taking one, please contact us as soon as possible! 

Beginner Level Classes

  • Mondays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | June 13 to August 8
    Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor
  • Mondays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | June 13 to August 8
    Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor
  • Tuesdays, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | June 14 to August 9
    Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor 
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | June 21 to August 11
    Watertown High School

Intermediate Level Classes

  • Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | June 14 to August 9
    Writing/Conversation | Zoom
  • Thursdays, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | June 16 to August 11
    Writing/Conversation | Zoom

Intermediate/Advanced Level Classes 

  • Tuesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | June 14 to August 9
    Conversation | Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor

Advanced Level Classes

  • Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | June 22 to August 17
    Writing/Conversation | Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor
  • Thursdays, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm | June 16 to August 11
    Reading/Conversation | Raya Stern Trustees Room, Library 2nd Floor
  • Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | June 14 to August 9
    Conversation | Zoom
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | June 1 to July 6 | High Intermediate/Advanced
    Idioms 1 | Zoom | Recommended for students who have not taken an idioms class with Sharon Lichtman
    What do you do when it's raining cats and dogs but you ran out of coffee?
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | July 13 to August 17 | High Intermediate/Advanced
    Idioms 2 | Zoom | Recommended for students who have taken an idioms class with Sharon Lichtman
    Did you hear about the couple who tied the knot an hour after they first laid eyes on each other?
  • Thursdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | June 30 to August 18 | High Intermediate/Advanced
    Creative Writing | Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor
    This is not a grammar class. Explore different ways to write and share your writing.

Drop-In Conversation Groups (All Levels)

English language learners of all levels are welcome to attend Project Literacy’s drop-in conversation groups. Registration is not required.

  • Tuesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm | Ongoing
    Evening Let's Talk | Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor
  • Wednesdays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | June 15 to August 10
    Walk and Talk | Rotating Watertown and Waltham starting points
  • Fridays, 10:00 am - 11:30 am | Ongoing
    Morning Let's Talk | Lucia Mastrangelo Room, Library 2nd Floor

Individual Tutoring - By Registration Only

Project Literacy offers regular one-on-one English tutoring with dedicated volunteer tutors. Tutoring sessions can begin any time after a student is registered in the Project Literacy program. To make an appointment to register, contact Aimee Lambert at alambert@watertown-ma.gov or 617-924-8797.