Intensive English Program

The International Language Institute’s Intensive English Program offers academic, business and practical English in interactive classes. [Read more…]

TESOL Certificate

The World Learning SIT Graduate Institute’s TESOL Certificate

This program is a 130-hour teacher-training course that provides participants with the practical skills and confidence they need to be successful in the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) classroom. [Read more…]

Learn a Language in the World Language Program!

Choose your Language!

Since 1984, the International Language Institute of Massachusetts (ILI) has earned a distinguished international reputation for teaching languages and training teachers.  ILI teachers are skilled professionals with Master’s Degrees or equivalent teaching experience and expertise in innovative and student-centered language teaching.

Classes are fun and focus on speaking and using the language! [Read more…]

Springfield College (CLASP) Program

The International Language Institute provides intensive English classes at Springfield College through the College Language American Studies Program (CLASP). Classes are held at Springfield College as part of one and two semester programs from September to December and January to May. Intensive summer programs are also available.

The College Language American Studies Program (CLASP) can be a stand-alone study abroad program for international students or  an ESOL pathway to a Springfield College degree program.

Learn more about CLASP

Learn more about Springfield College Opportunities for International Students

Spanish at Hampshire College

ILI provides all of the Spanish classes at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.

For over 30 years, ILI has provided language training at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.  Hampshire College is a private liberal arts school that was opened in 1970 as an experiment in alternative eduction in association with Amherst College, Mt. Holyoke College, Smith College and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Together they are known as the 5 Colleges with over 30,000 students studying within 14 km of ILI.

ILI has taught French, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish on campus and currently teaches 4 courses of Spanish at the school.

Hampshire staff and students get a 10% discount to language courses at ILI.

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Free English Evening Program (FEEP)

Since 1988 ILI has been providing free English classes for area immigrants and refugees. Offering three levels of English from beginner to low intermediate, students study six hours per week. This is often supplemented with volunteer tutors and computer based programs in our computer lab.
Sixty-five percent of the running costs are covered by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education with the rest coming from our tuition based programs as well as donations from generous community members.

If you have an account at Florence Bank, please VOTE for us in their Customers’ Choice Community Grants Award.

Your vote helps support Immigrants and Refugees in our Free English classes.

ILI is proud to announce that its Free English Evening Program is above the state average for:

  • student attendance
  • assessment
  • learner gain
  • student completion.

All this is due to the excellence and dedication of ILI’s teachers and staff.