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ILI Honors Executive Director


Alexis Johnson, co-founder and Executive Director of the International Language Institute of Massachusetts will be honored at a celebration marking her retirement at the end of the year.  The event will be held at the Garden House at Look Park at 5:30 on October 6th, 2015.

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Take a Linguistic Leap and Learn a Language!

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Summer Language Classes are here!

Part-time evening classes in Spanish and German and day-time Spanish intensive courses starting in July! Don’t see your level or language? Call us and maybe we can help.

Private tutorials also available.

ILI’s Executive Director and Co-founder Talks About Learning Languages

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Alexis Johnson, ILIs co-founder and Executive Director was recently interviewed by  the Western Mass Women’s Business Association at the Northampton Community TV studios. Click here to watch the video.

Paradise City Arts Silent Auction A Huge Success!

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Paradise City Arts Festival Silent Auction raises $10,639.47 for ILIs Free English Program for Refugees and Immigrants!   We are so grateful to the Festival as well as the artists who donated their work to the silent auction.  [Read more…]

Come to Paradise City Arts Festival and Support ILI!


We are so excited to be the recipient of this year’s Paradise City Arts Festivals (PCAF) silent auction! We hope you can join us Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25. All proceeds from the silent action will go directly towards the Free English Evening Program for Immigrants and Refugees at ILI based in Northampton. [Read more…]

ILI at the IALC conference in Rouen, France


Caroline attended the 2015 IALC Workshop in Rouen and shared ILI’s information with 39 agents from 21 different countries.  With English proficiency much higher now around the world and with all nations increasing English proficiency,  agents are really interested in placing students in programs that will allow their clients to study for a specific purpose.  [Read more…]

ILI’s Executive Director Interviewed on WGBY’s Connecting Point

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In celebration of ILI’s 30 years, Alexis Johnson was interviewed by Connecting Point‘s host, Jim Madigan and talks about the great work that ILI does in Northampton. Alexis’ interview starts at minute 9:20.

ILI Welcomes Paul Smith’s College

ILI and Paul Smith’s College signed a Memorandum of Agreement yesterday making a total of 10 member institutions of higher learning in the University Pathways Program. Qualified students finishing ILIs intensive English Program are granted conditional admission to the school and are exempt from taking the TOEFL test.  In addition, both schools will promote each other when recruiting international students. [Read more…]

Western New England University presents to ILI students

Michelle Kowalsky, Director of International Admissions at Western New England University, talked to international students in the Intensive English Program about the WNE university admissions process. [Read more…]

Cultures Connect with a Purpose at International Language Institute.


ILI is featured in this weeks Business West publication!  A great article about the ILI, its guiding philosophy and its evolution over the last 30 years in Northampton.

In 1984, Alexis Johnson was a language teacher without a job. But she didn’t lack for vision or passion.  Read more