Providing English language skills to help people thrive in our community since 1973
Fall Newsletter
September 2020
ESOL Courses - Literacy Academy
Fall Update
“Online classes are the best. Because I get time to work and study. I don't have a car and it made my life easier. In addition we are more protected until this pandemic is resolved. Thank you for this opportunity.” -Summer ESOL student

This summer we held our first full trimester of online classes! As we move into the fall, we are building upon what we’ve learned and again offering our ESOL courses virtually. Fall classes started on September 21st, with our dedicated teaching staff continuing to engage with students remotely over Zoom. If you have any questions about classes, feel free to email or call our office at 508-754-8056.
Save the Date: 47th Annual Meeting
November 5, 2020
This year we will have our annual meeting online via Zoom on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6:00 pm. We will discuss our activities over the past year, our financial status, and our plans for the coming year.

Registration is required in order to receive the Zoom link.
The meeting is free to attend and all are welcome.
Student-Tutor Pair Spotlight
Mei and Arlene
"Arlene is a wonderful tutor. I understand her English very well. She explains everything to me. She speaks very slowly and is patient with me. She has helped me study for the citizenship exam. I am very happy that she is my tutor. She is a 5 star tutor!"
"It is such a pleasure to work together as Mei studies for her US citizenship interview and tests. And studies, Mei does! She is a very diligent student who always puts in the extra effort and time, whether e-listening to sources or practicing her pronunciation, required to study well and learn. Mei is always making connections from her learning to the bigger picture, such as how our government is structured and current events. She really seeks to understand and be able to use her knowledge. It is very gratifying – and fun. We’re looking forward to her becoming a US citizen. This fall we’ll be focusing on grammar and writing. I’m looking forward to our continuing sessions!"
International Literacy Day
September 8, 2020
Thank you to our generous donors who have given a total of $1,513 so far in honor of International Literacy Day earlier this month!

If you would still like to make a donation, please give online or mail a check to our office at 3 Salem Square, Suite 332, Worcester, MA 01608.
Resource Center
Helpful web resources for English learners

Read and listen to articles about current events written for English learners, complete crossword puzzles, and learn new vocabulary words. LVGW now has a subscription to this site for all of our students, tutors, and teachers to access for free. Use the password 2b65fa to log in.

Watch videos on vocabulary, pronunciation, idioms, and learning English with movies.

These are just two of our favorites. Please check out our website for more!
A student reads from an online program on a zoom call
Livia practices reading fluency in Beginner Reading & Writing this summer on Zoom
"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."
― Frederick Douglass