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Adult Learning Program (ALP)

Learn to speak English at BCC

Learn to Speak English for FREE

The BCC Adult Learning Program (ALP) offers FREE English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes to non-native English speaking adults

The ALP helps students prepare for higher education and career training by providing high quality instruction and referring students to community resources as needed. ALP students have enrolled in for credit classes at BCC, have become Certified Nursing Assistants, restaurant managers and opened their own businesses.  

The program offers beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of ESOL Virtually during the 2020-2021 school year.

Check out the class schedule and the application to start learning English for free with BCC below:

Questions? Get in Touch

Email: alp@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-5260

The Berkshire Community College Adult Learning Program is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, Adult and Community Learning Services.

FY21 Class Schedule

Course #

Title

Faculty

Instruction Type

Days

Time

Location

Room #

111

Beginner ESOL

Monica Palansky

Hybrid

T

9am -12pm

NA

NA

112

Beginner ESOL

Karen Luttenberger

Hybrid

T

5:30pm – 8:30pm

NA

NA

123

Beginner ESOL

Monica Palansky

Hybrid

T

6pm – 9m

NA

NA

211

Intermediate ESOL

Susan Borek

Hybrid

T

9am – 12pm

NA

NA

222

Intermediate ESOL

Susan Borek

Hybrid

T

6pm – 9pm

NA

NA

311

Advanced ESOL

Meryl Joseph

Hybrid

T

9am – 12pm

NA

NA

321

Advanced ESOL

Meryl Joseph

Hybrid

T

6pm-9pm

NA

NA

401

Distance Learning

John Valente

Online

NA

NA

NA

NA

011

Survival Communication Skills

Becky Meier

Remote

TH

9am – 12pm

NA

NA

411

Reading and Writing Skills

Marilyn Fontana

Remote

TH

9am – 12pm

NA

NA

  • Hybrid: Instruction occurs through a combination of synchronous (at the same time either face to face or via Google Hangouts) and computer based activities.
  • Online: Instruction occurs entirely through online activities.
  • Remote: Instruction occurs at a designated time through Google Hangout.
Adult Learning Program Office

BCC South County Center
343 Main Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230
413-236-5260

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