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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.

 

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English At Large

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

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Don't forget to make use of our museum passes this summer! And here's another resource for free summer Fridays: https://t.co/aHsxePnG4V #publiclibraries #museums #museumpasses

Do You Have a Passion for Helping Others? Volunteer with... https://t.co/BnK6y42m6d

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Happy #Independence Day! The offices and programs of English At Large are closed today in observance of this national holiday. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

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Shopping for your #4thofJuly barbecue? Visit the Woburn @StopandShop for all your party needs and pick up a community bag to support English At Large! #dogood #giveback

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Happy July! All month long, go to the @StopandShop located at 2 Elm Street Woburn and purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag to send a $1 donation to English At Large! #dogood #giveback

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You Have the Power to Make a Difference with a Donation to English At Large https://t.co/HgGbKGW53f

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Conversation Starters: News You Need to Hear from English At Large! https://t.co/2q4wvrFwgJ

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Did you see the pictures from last week's #SustainingGrants Awards Night? Check them out on Flickr:

Free Blood Pressure Screening tonite 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the library. @bcattv @BurlLibFriends @BurlingtonCoa @Burlington_MRC @BurlingtonMAFD @burlingtonpd @BPDACO

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Missed our #woburnunites supper clubs? Try the community dining event that started it all! Register here: https://t.co/15EWhrs5Vt #culturalconnections #dinner #newneighbors #welcome @socialcap @michaelmulrenan @WoburnWelcomes @WoburnSchools Pls RT, friends.

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#Thankyou to our state reps who answered the call to support Amendment #1254 for EAL! Thank you @richhaggerty @mciccolo @seangarballeyMA @RepKenGordon @Rep_Robertson @RepBradJones @mikeday4rep @TamiGouveiaMA @RepStanley for your actions to protect local services!

Excited and grateful to receive a #SustainingGrant from the @cummingsdotcom Foundation! Thank you for being a partner in helping local #immigrants reach their full potential and achieve their life goals!

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Help protect life-changing services for local immigrants! Call your state rep to support Amendment #1254 for English At Large! Call script and rep contact list here: https://t.co/ZWp4088cf4

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EAL Conversation Group facilitators lead groups for intermediate speakers, helping them build confidence and understanding. #Thankyou for creating safe spaces for learners to practice their English, build networks, and learn more about life in the U.S. #volunteerweek

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We have to #thank the hundreds of local #volunteers who serve with #community #nonprofits that provide critical funding to support our programs! #Thankyou for inspiring the #philanthropy that makes our work possible! @TheZakimFund @cccchest @abunitedway @FFMW #volunteerweek

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EAL Volunteer tutors serve 150 learners each year and provide more than 4,000 hours of service. #Thankyou for empowering your learners to achieve their life goals! #volunteerweek #makeadifference #learningbuildscommunity #lifechanging

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Our Career Access Lab Program supports highly-skilled immigrants in their job search. #Thankyou CAL volunteers, for helping our learners reach their career goals! #volunteerweek #makeadifference #sharingskills

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Our volunteer interns help us plan and run programs and training events and work on special projects. #Thankyou for helping us promote our services and to engage others in our work! #community #interns #volunteerweek

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Our volunteer board helps guide our mission and works to raise funds to support our services. #Thankyou for your leadership and service! #volunteerweek #makeadifference

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1 day ago

English At Large

We celebrated our New American Integration Program AmeriCorps member Na'tisha Mills, and all 28 members of her cohort today as they complete their year of service. Thank you for your passion and your commitment to making a difference for local immigrants! ... See MoreSee Less

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English At Large

This bag supports life-changing services for local immigrants this month when purchased at the Woburn Stop & Shop! ... See MoreSee Less

This bag supports life-changing services for local immigrants this month when purchased at the Woburn Stop & Shop!

3 days ago

English At Large

Have you seen the Community Bag Program stand when shopping at your local Stop & Shop? Purchase one and designate on the tag that you want your $1 donation to benefit English At Large! Shopping at the Woburn store? Your bag purchase AUTOMATICALLY benefits EAL during the entire month of July! ... See MoreSee Less

Have you seen the Community Bag Program stand when shopping at your local Stop & Shop? Purchase one and designate on the tag that you want your $1 donation to benefit English At Large!  Shopping at the Woburn store?  Your bag purchase AUTOMATICALLY benefits EAL during the entire month of July!

4 days ago

English At Large

Thanks to our summer interns for their work on today's lemonade social - and thanks to our learners and volunteers for joining us in testing our new instructional tools! #learningbuildscommunity ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to our summer interns for their work on todays lemonade social - and thanks to our learners and volunteers for joining us in testing our new instructional tools!  #learningbuildscommunity

4 days ago

English At Large

Happening now: Volunteer Learner Lemonade Social. Together we are playing games that our volunteers can borrow to help their learners practice English! ... See MoreSee Less

Happening now:  Volunteer Learner Lemonade Social. Together we are playing games that our volunteers can borrow to help their learners practice English!Image attachment

1 week ago

English At Large

Do you have a passion for making a difference and the time the help a local immigrant? English At Large has openings in our upcoming Tutor Trainings! Learn more about this volunteer opportunity here: www.englishatlarge.org/volunteer-opportunities/ ... See MoreSee Less

Do you have a passion for making a difference and the time the help a local immigrant?  English At Large has openings in our upcoming Tutor Trainings!  Learn more about this volunteer opportunity here: http://www.englishatlarge.org/volunteer-opportunities/

2 weeks ago

English At Large

Stop & Shop Community Bag Program benefits local nonprofits! Shop the Woburn, Massachusetts store during the month of July and support English At Large! ... See MoreSee Less

Stop & Shop Community Bag Program benefits local nonprofits!  Shop the Woburn, Massachusetts store during the month of July and support English At Large!

2 weeks ago

English At Large

Happy #Independence Day! The offices and programs of English At Large are closed today in observance of this national holiday. Have a safe and happy 4th of July! ... See MoreSee Less

Happy #Independence Day!  The offices and programs of English At Large are closed today in observance of this national holiday.  Have a safe and happy 4th of July!

2 weeks ago

English At Large

Shopping for your #4thofJuly barbecue? Visit the Woburn @StopandShop for all your party needs and pick up a community bag to support English At Large! #dogood #giveback ... See MoreSee Less

Shopping for your #4thofJuly barbecue?  Visit the Woburn @StopandShop for all your party needs and pick up a community bag to support English At Large! #dogood #giveback

3 weeks ago

English At Large

Happy July! All month long, go to the @StopandShop located at 2 Elm Street Woburn and purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag to send a $1 donation to English At Large! #dogood #giveback ... See MoreSee Less

Happy July!  All month long, go to the @StopandShop located at 2 Elm Street Woburn and purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag to send a $1 donation to English At Large! #dogood #giveback

3 weeks ago

English At Large

We are proud to partner with the En Ka Society in service to English language learners in Winchester, Massachusetts. Thank you continuing to support local programs provided by English At Large! ... See MoreSee Less

We are proud to partner with the En Ka Society in service to English language learners in Winchester, Massachusetts.  Thank you continuing to support local programs provided by English At Large!Image attachment

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1 month ago

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Day 2 of #MassMeetYourNeighbors

Spotlight on: Natalya, English At Large Volunteer

Follow us on instagram for the full interview: www.instagram.com/naip_americorps/

Find out more about NAIP at: miracoalition.org/americorps

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1 month ago

English At Large

Across cultures and across generations, it's fun to share experiences! We recently introduced our summer interns to the joys of packaged snack cakes. The reviews were mixed! #twinkies #hostess ... See MoreSee Less

Across cultures and across generations, its fun to share experiences!  We recently introduced our summer interns to the joys of packaged snack cakes.  The reviews were mixed!    #twinkies #hostess

1 month ago

English At Large

Happening now: CAL mock interview event. Learners are getting ready for their in-person interviews. ... See MoreSee Less

Happening now:  CAL mock interview event. Learners are getting ready for their in-person interviews.

1 month ago

English At Large

Thank you Concord-Carlisle Community Chest for investing in the potential of local immigrants. This $4,000 grant will help us continue to offer high-quality free programs to those who need them most. We are proud to partner with you in service to the community. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you Concord-Carlisle Community Chest for investing in the potential of local immigrants.  This $4,000 grant will help us continue to offer high-quality free programs to those who need them most.  We are proud to partner with you in service to the community.

1 month ago

English At Large

This video debuted at our 2019 Graduation event! Special thanks to our tutors and learners for sharing their messages with us. youtu.be/9cjJne9J-zY ... See MoreSee Less

This video debuted at our 2019 Graduation event!  Special thanks to our tutors and learners for sharing their messages with us.  https://youtu.be/9cjJne9J-zY

1 month ago

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Congratulations to our Tutoring Learner Graduates, with thanks for the service of their volunteer tutors.
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Congratulations to our Tutoring Learner Graduates, with thanks for the service of their volunteer tutors.  
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1 month ago

English At Large

This evening we will celebrate the achievements of 50 local immigrants who have advanced their knowledge of English and made progress towards their life goals as learners in our Tutoring Program. We are grateful for the commitment and community spirit of their volunteer tutors who serve as teachers, friends and mentors. Congratulations to all! ... See MoreSee Less

This evening we will celebrate the achievements of 50 local immigrants who have advanced their knowledge of English and made progress towards their life goals as learners in our Tutoring Program.  We are grateful for the commitment and community spirit of their volunteer tutors who serve as teachers, friends and mentors.  Congratulations to all!
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