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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.

 

Watch the 2019 English At Large Video Showcase

English At Large

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

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Want to see the #worldchampion @Patriots in preseason play? We have two seats in the Putnam Club up for bid in our online auction! Bidding begins tomorrow at 8 am! https://t.co/4DHtxVhh8t

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#Sparkjoy and #supportyourneighbors! Bid high on a Marie Kondo KonMari 4-hour tidying session! Our online auction opens tomorrow at 8 am! https://t.co/1wliA56bad

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#comingsoon Up for bid in our online auction: #giftcertificate for programs and services at @KripaluCenter #yoga #meditate #supportyourneighbors https://t.co/ELsXGmBS3o

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Did someone say #Wine? We have several collections up for bid in our online auction! #winelover #winetime #vino https://t.co/oQ3hbwxKp8

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Enjoy #IslandCreekOysters and an #exclusive chef's tasting w/wine pairings for 4 at Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington Plan to bid high to #supportyourneighbors https://t.co/YRv6ldmGUF

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We have tickets to one of the hottest shows coming to @CityOfBoston! See @MariahCarey at @BochCenter on March 28th! Also included: #CAUTION CD. Your high bid gets you to the show and supports life-changing programs for local immigrants! https://t.co/5WJSvLMLHz

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Hungry? #eatlocal and #supportyourneighbors! We have gift certificates for @julietunionsq @Publickitchen_ @flourbakery @SarmaRestaurant and many more local eateries up for bid in our online auction! #giftcards #tellafriend

English At Large - BiddingForGood Auction

Starting on February 22, 2019, English At Large will be auctioning off a number of fun and unique items to bid on to raise money for our organization ...

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We have several sets of @RedSox tickets up for bid in our online Auction! Bid high to support local services beginning February 22nd! #supportyourneighbors #learningbuildscommunity https://t.co/uB8n9Ddmka

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Thirsty? We've got you covered! #comingsoon Up for bid in our online Auction: @BostonCrawling Pub Crawl for Two AND @CityBrewTours Sip of Boston Tour for Two! Bid on one or both to support local services! #tellafriend https://t.co/neNS4c0wwn

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#comingsoon Up for bid in our online auction: #standswithimmigrants framed print by Erik Jacobs celebrating @EvaMillona @MIRACoalition @TheZakimFund https://t.co/Wfq6pViUK4

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Our online auction opens this Friday, February 22nd! Follow us for ongoing previews on some our the most exciting and unique items up for bid! Preview items here:
https://t.co/2QEEXzLyuA

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February 17th is the start of Kindness Week. During this time, tell a staff member about your overdue fines and we'll clear them. Kindness is meant to be both received and extended. We'll have kindness cards at the desks. Take 1 for yourself and 1 to give away.

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Did you know @Nordstrom was founded by an #immigrant? In 1887, John W. Nordstrom emigrated from Sweden at age 16 with just $5. More on Nordstrom & other entrepreneurs in our Immigrant Entrepreneur Hall of Fame:

Our Conversation Groups this evening at the @ReadingPubLib are cancelled due to the winter storm. For other programs, please check with your local library for storm-related closings. Stay safe!

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We are still in need of a few volunteers for our Resume Review event on Thursday, February 28th in @CityofWaltham. Join us and help a local immigrant begin a new career in the U.S.! Email americorps@englishatlarge.org for more information.

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Get Your Library Card ROAR ELSE! @bcattv @BurlingtonUnion @BurlLibFriends @BurlingtonPatch @BurlMASchools @DTCnow @MassLibAssoc

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Today 12 new volunteers begin training to be EAL One-to-One Tutors! In March they will be matched with a learner who has waited more than a year for a tutor. Once matched, these volunteers will provide up to 1200 hours of service in the coming year. #makeadifference #awesome

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Image for the Tweet beginning: Today 12 new volunteers begin

What makes English At Large special? Our community of learners and volunteers! Presenting the EAL 2019 Video Showcase: https://t.co/4VSSO5vRAh

It was such fun having @Middlebury student intern Tori working with this past month - and the video showcase she created is awesome. Stay tuned! Thanks Tori - we will miss you!

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6 hours ago

English At Large

Want to see the #worldchampion New England Patriots in preseason play? We have two seats in the Putnam Club up for bid in our online auction! Bidding begins tomorrow at 8 am! ow.ly/Dvgs30nK7gv ... See MoreSee Less

Want to see the #worldchampion New England Patriots in preseason play?  We have two seats in the Putnam Club up for bid in our online auction!  Bidding begins tomorrow at 8 am! http://ow.ly/Dvgs30nK7gv

15 hours ago

English At Large

Enjoy #IslandCreekOysters and an #exclusive chef's tasting w/wine pairings for 4 at Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington Plan to bid high to #supportyourneighbors ow.ly/WTl330nK64I ... See MoreSee Less

Enjoy #IslandCreekOysters and an #exclusive chefs tasting w/wine pairings for 4 at Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington Plan to bid high to #supportyourneighbors http://ow.ly/WTl330nK64I

15 hours ago

English At Large

#Sparkjoy and #supportyourneighbors! Bid high on a Marie Kondo KonMari 4-hour tidying session! Our online auction opens tomorrow at 8 am! ow.ly/sPZL30nK6KL ... See MoreSee Less

#Sparkjoy and #supportyourneighbors!  Bid high on a Marie Kondo KonMari 4-hour tidying session!  Our online auction opens tomorrow at 8 am! http://ow.ly/sPZL30nK6KL

1 day ago

English At Large

#comingsoon Up for bid in our online auction: #giftcertificate for programs and services at Kripalu #yoga #meditate #supportyourneighbors ow.ly/moPR30nK73l ... See MoreSee Less

#comingsoon Up for bid in our online auction: #giftcertificate for programs and services at Kripalu #yoga #meditate #supportyourneighbors http://ow.ly/moPR30nK73l

2 days ago

English At Large

Did someone say #Wine? We have several collections up for bid in our online auction! #winelover #winetime #vino ow.ly/BGST30nK6uH ... See MoreSee Less

Did someone say #Wine?  We have several collections up for bid in our online auction! #winelover #winetime #vino http://ow.ly/BGST30nK6uH

2 days ago

English At Large

Enjoy #IslandCreekOysters and an #exclusive chef's tasting w/wine pairings for 4 at Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington Plan to bid high to #supportyourneighbors ow.ly/WTl330nK64I ... See MoreSee Less

Enjoy #IslandCreekOysters and an #exclusive chefs tasting w/wine pairings for 4 at Island Creek Oyster Bar Burlington Plan to bid high to #supportyourneighbors http://ow.ly/WTl330nK64I

2 days ago

English At Large

We look forward to putting these spaces to good use!How’s this for a corner office? Woburn, it’s yours! Did you know that, in addition to community meeting rooms, we now have study rooms that you can use? Come test them out when we reopen in March! #woburnlibrary #wplbuildingproject #loveyourlibrary #librariesofmassachusetts #studyrooms ... See MoreSee Less

We look forward to putting these spaces to good use!

3 days ago

English At Large

We have several sets of Boston Red Sox tickets up for bid in our online Auction! Bid high to support local services beginning February 22nd! #supportyourneighbors #learningbuildscommunity ow.ly/Op7830nK4xz ... See MoreSee Less

We have several sets of Boston Red Sox tickets up for bid in our online Auction!  Bid high to support local services beginning February 22nd! #supportyourneighbors #learningbuildscommunity http://ow.ly/Op7830nK4xz

3 days ago

English At Large

#comingsoon Up for bid in our online auction: #standswithimmigrants framed print by Erik Jacobs celebrating Eva A. Millona MIRA Coalition The Lenny Zakim Fund ow.ly/lzhN30nK3Op ... See MoreSee Less

#comingsoon Up for bid in our online auction: #standswithimmigrants framed print by Erik Jacobs celebrating Eva A. Millona MIRA Coalition The Lenny Zakim Fund http://ow.ly/lzhN30nK3Op

4 days ago

English At Large

Our online auction opens this Friday, February 22nd! Follow us for ongoing previews on some our the most exciting and unique items up for bid! Preview items here:
www.biddingforgood.com/englishatlarge/auction2019
... See MoreSee Less

Our online auction opens this Friday, February 22nd!  Follow us for ongoing previews on some our the most exciting and unique items up for bid!  Preview items here:
https://www.biddingforgood.com/englishatlarge/auction2019

1 week ago

English At Large

A little love story in honor of Valentine's Day!

NPR
Working in a new country far from her family, Tabinda caught the eye of her future husband. They didn't speak the same language, but, Tabinda says, language is not a barrier to love. Hear how they fell for each other in this animation from StoryCorps.
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1 week ago

English At Large

Attention learners: The EAL Conversation Group at the Reading Public Library is cancelled this evening due to the pending storm. For other programs, please check with your local library for storm-related closings. We hope everyone stays safe! ... See MoreSee Less

Attention learners:  The EAL Conversation Group at the Reading Public Library is cancelled this evening due to the pending storm.  For other programs, please check with your local library for storm-related closings.  We hope everyone stays safe!

1 week ago

English At Large

We are still in need of a few volunteers for our Resume Review event on Thursday, February 28th in Waltham, Massachusetts. Join us and help a local immigrant begin a new career in the U.S.! Email americorps@englishatlarge.org for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

We are still in need of a few volunteers for our Resume Review event on Thursday, February 28th in Waltham, Massachusetts.  Join us and help a local immigrant begin a new career in the U.S.! Email americorps@englishatlarge.org for more information.

2 weeks ago

English At Large

The telephones are not working in our office today. Comcast is working on the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less

The telephones are not working in our office today. Comcast is working on the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience.

2 weeks ago

English At Large

New tutor training begins today! 12 new volunteers are attending the first of 4 interactive workshops to prepare them to serve as English language tutors for local immigrants. In March they will be matched with a local learner who has waited up to 12 months for a tutor. We are excited to support their interest in making a difference for others! #learningbuildscommunity #MakeaDifference #EnglishAtLargeSuccess ... See MoreSee Less

New tutor training begins today!  12 new volunteers are attending the first of 4 interactive workshops to prepare them to serve as English language tutors for local immigrants.  In March they will be matched with a local learner who has waited up to 12 months for a tutor.  We are excited to support their interest in making a difference for others! #learningbuildscommunity #MakeaDifference #EnglishAtLargeSuccessImage attachment

2 weeks ago

English At Large

What makes English At Large special? Our community of learners and volunteers! Presenting the English At Large Video Showcase! youtu.be/Hwqb84tbp80 #learningbuildscommunity #EnglishAtLargeSuccess ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

English At Large

Proud and excited to be among so many high-impact and empowering organizations! The Lenny Zakim Fund grant awards. ... See MoreSee Less

Proud and excited to be among so many high-impact and empowering organizations! The Lenny Zakim Fund grant awards.Image attachment
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