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Each year our trained volunteers provide free one-to-one English language tutoring and small group instruction to hundreds of adult learners in 21 Boston-area cities and towns, helping them improve their English language skills, adapt to American life, and participate in their communities.

English At Large

800 West Cummings Park, Suite 5550
Woburn, MA 01801
tel : 781.395.2374
email : info@englishatlarge.org

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Thanks to @FlatbreadBedfrd @Seasons52 @BurlPubLib @MarketBasket for helping us celebrate our wonderful volunteers! #weloveourvolunteers #volunteerappreciation

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Some of our partner libraries may open late due to the storm. EAL programs should call to check opening times. #noreaster

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Conversation Starters: News You Need to Hear from English At Large. Your Support Changes Lives! https://t.co/ndhiCn7ney

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We are excited to welcome our newest volunteer tutors! Thank you for sharing your time and talents to support local English language learners. You are making our communities stronger everyday.

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#VeteransDay2018 honors those who serve to protect freedom. Check your local city or town website for local events happening today!

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Together we can protect people from immigration scams and help residents get the real legal aid they need. We met with volunteers and mentors at @EnglishAtLarge today to talk about the unlicensed practice of immigration law and raise awareness of this dangerous scam.

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Happening now: Our annual full day training conference for our volunteers:Volunteer Development Day! Thank you @MassAGO @BUWheelock

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Did you hear? Now through Nov 2, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to English at Large Inc. when you shop at https://t.co/Kb2UGabCET. #AmazonSmile #StartWithaSmile

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We will continue to stand against hate and bigotry, as we gather with our neighbors to share love and promote understanding. #liveslostheartsbroken #NoHateNotHereNotEver

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Conversation Starters: News You Need to Hear from English At Large! https://t.co/BoURTaQTiD

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TUNE IN! Bill Cummings will be featured this Friday, 10/12 at 7:30 PM by @WCVBon a @Chronicle5 segment about local people who are living their dreams.

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Happy to offer this 8 week citizenship course a the Woburn Public Library with partners @EnglishAtLarge and #ymcainternationallearningcenter. If you know anybody who needs this course, please pass it along. RT? Thx! @SCIWoburn @WoburnSchools @WoburnWelcomes @CardoSoWhat

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Bring your passion for education and supporting the potential of local immigrants to work! EAL is now hiring a Programs & Database Manager! https://t.co/tRhHut1Vqk

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Join us in Woburn to to meet the people making a difference in your community with English At Large! https://t.co/cIpH7s3x1a

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Wednesdays 10:30a-12p @BurlPubLib & @EnglishAtLarge offer #FREE conversation groups practice speaking #English https://t.co/Bgm2xED6OI conversation-groups or 781-395-2374

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3 days ago

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Scenes from our Fall Lexington Conversation Group. Thanks to our wonderful volunteers and host sites for delivering this high-impact program! ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you like to meet new people, learn about different cultures and make a difference in your community? EAL is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as Conversation Group facilitators. Those willing to serve in Billerica, Massachusetts are most needed! www.englishatlarge.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/EAL-Conversation-Group-Facilitator.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

Do you like to meet new people, learn about different cultures and make a difference in your community?  EAL is currently recruiting volunteers to serve as Conversation Group facilitators.  Those willing to serve in Billerica, Massachusetts are most needed!  http://www.englishatlarge.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/EAL-Conversation-Group-Facilitator.pdfImage attachmentImage attachment

4 days ago

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Thank you Foundation for MetroWest for generously supporting our work to help local immigrants achieve their life goals!

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Coming to you live from the 2018 Grant Celebration!
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Congratulations on your grant. We are happy to support you!

4 days ago

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Important Notice: the EAL fundraiser tonight OTTO has been cancelled. We will reschedule in the new year! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Flatbread Company Bedford\Burlington, MA, Burlington Public Library, Seasons 52 and Market Basket for helping us celebrate our wonderful volunteers! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are all set for #volunteer appreciation celebration! Thanks to Burlington Public Library for providing space to host this wonderful event! ... See MoreSee Less

 

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And thank you for a nice evening.😋

2 weeks ago

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We are all set up at the St. Matthew's United Methodist Church Festival of Sharing! ... See MoreSee Less

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We are so excited for tomorrow’s Festival of Sharing! Thank you St. Matthew's United Methodist Church for inviting us to participate in this wonderful event. ... See MoreSee Less

We are so excited for tomorrow’s Festival of Sharing! Thank you St. Matthews United Methodist Church for inviting us to participate in this wonderful event.

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We are excited to be participating in this wonderful event! Stop by and see us on Saturday at St. Matthew's United Methodist Church! Acton, Massachusetts ... See MoreSee Less

We are excited to be participating in this wonderful event!  Stop by and see us on Saturday at St. Matthews United Methodist Church!  Acton, Massachusetts

3 weeks ago

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Happy Thanksgiving!

1 month ago

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Presenting our newest volunteer tutors, who recently finished training and are already meeting with their learners. THANK YOU for your community spirit, and for sharing your time and talents to help local immigrants learn English and feel welcome in our communities. ... See MoreSee Less

Presenting our newest volunteer tutors, who recently finished training and are already meeting with their learners. THANK YOU for your community spirit, and for sharing your time and talents to help local immigrants learn English and feel welcome in our communities.

 

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Thank you, tutors, for taking time out of your busy lives to attend the training sessions, and to start this journey with your learners. Your enthusiasm and commitment inspire our work. Cheers, Csilla

Thanks a lot!

1 month ago

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Our public libraries are closed today in observance of #VeteransDay2018. EAL Programs hosted at libraries are also closed today. Acton Memorial Library Burlington Public Library Belmont Public Library Waltham Public Library ... See MoreSee Less

Our public libraries are closed today in observance of #VeteransDay2018.  EAL Programs hosted at libraries are also closed today.  Acton Memorial Library Burlington Public Library Belmont Public Library Waltham Public Library

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Ceremonies are being held today in local communities and across the country. ... See MoreSee Less

Ceremonies are being held today in local communities and across the country.

1 month ago

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Save the Date for our Community Fundraising Night at Otto Pizza at the Lynnfield Marketplace ~ Monday, December 10th from 5 to 9 pm, 8% of all sales will benefit EAL! www.facebook.com/events/2197326797205587/ ... See MoreSee Less

Save the Date for our Community Fundraising Night at Otto Pizza at the Lynnfield Marketplace ~ Monday, December 10th from 5 to 9 pm, 8% of all sales will benefit EAL!   https://www.facebook.com/events/2197326797205587/

1 month ago

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Final presentation at Volunteer Development Day: Helping Your Learners to Think in English ... See MoreSee Less

Final presentation at Volunteer Development Day: Helping Your Learners to Think in English

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Afternoon presenter at our Volunteer Development Day: Yarlennys Villaman from the office of Attorney General Maura Healey on “The Unauthorized Practice is Immigration Law”. ... See MoreSee Less

Afternoon presenter at our Volunteer Development Day:  Yarlennys Villaman from the office of Attorney General Maura Healey on “The Unauthorized Practice is Immigration Law”.

1 month ago

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Happening now: breakout sessions ! Tutors and group facilitators sharing their best practices. ... See MoreSee Less

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Happening now: Dr. Marnie Reed, leading an interactive workshop on pronunciation at Volunteer Development Day ... See MoreSee Less

Happening now:  Dr. Marnie Reed, leading an interactive workshop on pronunciation at Volunteer Development Day

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Our Volunteer Development Day starts in just a few minutes! ... See MoreSee Less

Our Volunteer Development Day starts in just a few minutes!

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Today’s Volunteer Development Day offers features presentations and networking activities to support our volunteers. Thanks to our sponsors who make this event possible! ... See MoreSee Less

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