Private Schools

spouses&partners@mit does not have direct experience with all of these schools or individuals, but have included them for your information. If you are thinking of hiring a private tutor, always ask what their experience is (degree and professional experience), and what their rates are. It may be helpful to ask them if they are certified teachers.


Boston Academy of English
59 Temple Place, Boston 
Phone: 617-338-6243

Intensive full-time, evening and Saturday classes for all ESL levels, TOEFL and TEFL preparation, business English. Courses start twice per month.


The Boston Language Institute
648 Beacon Street, Boston (Kenmore Square)
Phone:617-262-3500 ext 223
E-mail: info@boslang.com 

Full-time and part-time programs for adults of all levels. Students are welcomed to start classes any week.

814 South Street, Boston
Phone: 617-325-2760 
E-mail: info@studyenglish.com 

Full-time and part-time programs for adults of all ESL levels, TOEFL preparation, business English, college preparation courses. Classes start monthly.

One Education Street, Cambridge 02141 
Phone: 800-992-1892
Email: ils@ef.com 

Full-time and part-time programs for students and adults of all ESL levels, TOEFL preparation, and business English courses. Classes start every Monday.


GEOS Language Institute
294 Washington St., Suite 338, Boston
Phone: 617-227-4600 

Full-time and part-time intensive English programs, professional English course, beginners conversational course, semi-private and private lessons, and TOEFL preparation. Classes start every Monday.


30 JFK St, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Phone (617) 492-2722 
Email: admin@theacademy.ac

This English conversation skills training blends one-on-one tutoring with computerized listening and speaking practice. Students may start at any time, pay monthly, and end their program when they achieve their learning goals. This academy is well-suited for Korean and Japanese native speakers in particular. 

One Milk Street, Boston
Phone: 617-695-9990 
Email: mailto:hshin@iine.us

Offers free ESL classes during the summer and year round.


New England School of English (NESE)
36 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Cambridge
Phone: 617-864-7170
Email: admissions@nese.com

Intensive full-time and part-time programs for students and adults of all ESL levels, TOEFL preparation, business and legal English, university preparation courses. Classes start monthly.


EC Boston
729 Boylston Street, 2nd floor, Boston
Phone: 617-247-3033 
Email: boston@ecenglish.com 

Full-time and part-time programs for all ESL levels, TOEFL and TEFL preparation, academic and business English, university preparation courses. Classes start two or three times a month.



Last Updated: August 2011
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