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School Vacation Week Language Classes and 4 Saturdays in March!

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Caroline Gear to Lead the International Language Institute

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Caroline Gear has been selected as Executive Director of the International Language Institute.  She started as head of the school on January 1, 2016.

“I am extremely pleased Caroline will be leading us at this important juncture,” said Eric Wirth, ILI Board President. “She is the right choice to succeed ILI’s co-founder and retiring Executive Director Alexis Johnson.” Alexis will continue to teach Spanish in the World Language and in special programs.

In thanking Johnson for 31 years of extraordinary work, Gear said, “I look forward to building on the success ILI has attained through the commitment of Alexis and our dedicated staff.” [Read more…]

Speak Spanish While Dining at Ibiza Tapas & Wine Bar!

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Improve your Spanish while dining on delicious tapas at Ibiza Tapas and Wine Bar! Three Wednesday evenings, January 27, February 3 and 10.  Meet Alexis Johnson at Ibiza from 5:30-7:30pm to practice and improve your Spanish. For $195 you get focused Spanish conversation that includes two tapas and dessert (drinks are on you). Drop-ins welcome. Drop-in cost is $70.

For intermediate speakers and limited to 8 participants. For more info and questions, contact Alexis at alexis@ili.edu or 413-586-7569 x107

January starts with a bang!

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Kicking off the New Year with three programs starting January 4th! An SIT Graduate Institute TESOL certificate course, the Intensive English program, and one-week intensive French, and Spanish classes. Also, our on-going Free English for area immigrants Programs. Teaching and learning at its best with some of these fabulous teachers!

Donate $100 and Get $25 OFF Your Next ILI Class!

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Help us reach our goal. Give to our On-line Fundraiser: With each $100 contribution you get $25 off your next ILI class.
Improve your language skills while supporting your local language school!
Your donation will help us continue our exciting, successful work by securing a permanent space for our amazing students into the future!
Offer Expires 12/31/2015.

ILI Launches December On-line Fundraiser!

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Giving Tuesday kicked off Giving December and our Indiegogo Campaign to raise $17,000.   This past fall we have raised over $25,000 and are racing to reach our goal by the end of the year, before mortgage rates go up.   This will allow us to purchase a permanent space for part of our school, serving immigrants, refugees, international students, as well as locals studying other languages.

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Donate to ILI on Giving Tuesday

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December 1, 2015 is Giving Tuesday! Support our Free English Program for immigrants and refugees by donating on 12.1.15 or schedule your donation today.

 

January Intensive Language Classes

ILI is offering one-week Intensive Classes in French, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish

  • January 4 – 7 and 11 – 14, 2016
  • Monday – Thursday, 3:00 – 6:00pm
  • $250 per week*

*Register for both weeks and pay only $475.

Join the Alexis Johnson Annex Campaign

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Help ILI raise funds for a downpayment on permanent classroom space, the Alexis Johnson Annex. We are more than halfway to our goal! Donate today! [Read more…]

ILI and University Pathways Partners present at NAFSA RegionXI Conference

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Caroline Gear from ILI, Deb Alm from Springfield College and Kim DeRego from SIT Graduate Institute presented “Better Together: The Power of Creating Partnerships.  The trio presented at the Regional NAFSA Conference the region covers all of the New England states and this year was the biggest attendance with over 500 participants.    [Read more…]