The IAC offers classes for those seeking to learn the English language, and for those who wish to prepare for U.S. Citizenship including the study of U.S. Civics.  

All classes are free of charge, but some require the purchase of study books. [COMING SOON] Click below to download a printout of our class schedule.

Current session:  February 4, 2019 through July 26, 2019

Enrollment for this session is now closed.  Please call 508-996-8113 if you would like to register for the next session beginning September 3, 2019.

English Speakers of Other Languages

(ESOL) Classes

  • Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10AM to 12PM
  • Tuesday and Thursday from 4PM to 5:30PM
  • Saturday from 2PM to 3PM

*There is a $10.00 fee for the purchase of 2 lesson plan books


U.S. Civics Classes

  • Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30PM to 7PM
  • Saturday from 3PM to 5PM


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