English as a Second Language (ESL)

MWCC English as a Second Language (ESL) Student Alham Ajez

English as Second Language at MWCC has provided quality English instruction to students for over 18 years. Our ESL students progress toward their academic, professional or personal language goals through personalized instruction and using our up-to-date computer/media lab.

To study in the ESL Program you must do the following:

  1. Apply for admission to MWCC
  2. Apply for financial aid early if you are a permanent resident or U.S. citizen
  3. Take the ESL test which will place you in the appropriate courses. Schedule a testing appointment in Leominster by calling 978-630-9812.
  4. Meet with an academic advisor to select your courses and develop an academic plan.

ESL Highlights

  • Affordable tuition and fees
  • Small classes
  • University-trained and experienced teachers
  • ESL courses offered at four levels:
    1. beginning
    2. advanced beginning
    3. intermediate
    4. advanced
  • Four courses given at each level with an exception of advanced level:
    1. Applied Grammar
    2. Writing
    3. Reading
    4. Conversation
  • Three courses offered at advanced level, which carry general elective credits:
    1. Applied Grammar
    2. Writing
    3. Reading
  • Free tutoring services
  • Full computer language lab with free Internet access
  • We issue I-20 (student visa)
  • Personal attention to academic and non-academic needs
  • Safe, spacious, and friendly campus
  • Popular majors:
  • Transfer opportunities
  • Social and cultural activities

 

ESL Students Say: You Can Do It!

"Never quit! Always keep going. There's a lot of people here who can help you. If you struggle there's always advisors, even the students here can help you to keep going if you need it so, this is a big community."