Educational Development Group (EDG) is a 501(c)(3) organization which
offers a variety of programs. for students to learn English.

Next Class Starts: September 2016

  • students_001Students in the Accelerated Beginner's Class
  • alumniStudents receive a certificate (and have a fun party!) after completing their English course
  • students_002We take students on trips around Boston so they can get a feel for their new home and learn English relevant to their daily lives.
  • students_004Here at EDG we also use software to improve students' listening comprehension.
  • jquery carouselOur Accelerated Intermediate class
  • students_009Our students at the State House!
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Our Programs:

Accelerated English Plus Program
  • 10-week program for Beginner and Intermediate students
  • 30 hours of classroom instruction and activities every week
  • Grammar and vocabulary explained in English and in the student's native language
  • Role-playing activities and games increase opportunities for practicing conversational
    English
  • Alumni receive assistance with job skills
  • Cost: $150.00
Beginner English
  • Free program offered by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary
    Education
  • 36-week program for Beginners
  • Vocabulary, grammar, and an emphasis on communication skills
  • Computer lab: basic computer skills and introduction to web-based learning tools
Orientation to Your New Country
  • A 4-week program that provides a series of workshops, as well as individual
    job and career counseling and services designed to help newly-arrived
    English-speaking immigrations navigate their new environment and cope
    with stressful situations.

  • Workshop topics include: workforce development, education, housing and
    transportation, healthcare, dealing with stress, and adapting to new cultural norms.