Free ESOL Adult Classes Available

Shining Lights is a free ESOL (English for speakers of another language) program offered by The City of New Bedford, offering Adult Basic English classes for Beginning-level and Intermedia-level adult students. Shining Lights Program is a 32-Weeks program from September through May. Classes are offered in the morning or evening. In addition to English lessons, Shining Lights also offers life- skills seminars (e.g., Tenant & Consumer Rights), as well as History & Civics workshops and Citizenship preparation.