Adult Education

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
eESOL Class information

NSCAP offers daytime ESOL classes for adult immigrants who want to improve their English skills and find career opportunities in the United States. Semester-long intensive and short-term programs help learners build confidence and develop the communication skills needed to thrive at work, home and in the community. All classes are FREE.

Class Schedule

Fall Semester: September – December 2019

Spring Semester: January – May/June 2020

Foundational ESOL

(Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced)

Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays   

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Foundational ESOL –Hybrid


Wednesdays and Fridays

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. + 5 hours a week online

ESOL Career Pathways to Banking and Customer Service


Wednesdays and Fridays

9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Citizenship Test Prep


9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

English for Advancement in Home Care –Hybrid

(January – May)

(For those interested in becoming Home Care Aides or advancing their careers)


Mondays, Wednesdays

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Starts Jan 28)

+ online study


ESOL/ Skilled Machinist Training Program

(January – May)

(For those interested in a career in Advanced Manufacturing)

Tues, Wed, Thurs 4:30 -8:30pm

Saturdays 7:00 – 3:30 pm (shop floor)

How do I apply?

Attend an information session at NSCAP in Peabody (119 Rear Foster Street-Building 13) on the last Wednesday of each month between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.  No appointment necessary. Session will include a basic English assessment and interview.  Plan for approximately 45 minutes. Upcoming information sessions: 10/30/2019, 11/27/2019 (no December session).

Can’t attend on Wednesday? Contact the Adult Education department or call 978-531-0767 x201 to schedule an appointment.

Do you speak English, but need to prepare for your HiSET/GED?

NSCAP does not offer HiSET or GED classes at this time.  Contact our partners for program availability.

Adult Learning Center at North Shore Community College, Danvers

Beverly Bootstraps, Beverly

Training Resources of America, Salem

Catholic Charities, Lynn

Pathways, Inc. Adult Education and Training, Lynn

Action Inc, Gloucester

 Contact James Henderson, Director of Adult Education, at or 978-531-0767 x205 for any further questions.


Citizenship Classes

NSCAP offers Citizenship classes for legal permanent residents eligible to apply for U.S. Naturalization. Citizenship classes help learners master civics information and sharpen the English language skills needed to be successful in the naturalization process.

Upcoming Class Schedule:

Wednesdays, October – December, 2019

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Class held at NSCAP

119 Rear Foster Street, Peabody

Contact x115 to register.

Past Events:

On Saturday, April 7th, 2018 NSCAP and other area partners hosted a free citizenship clinic in Salem, MA. We successfully helped 15 eligible residents complete the N-400 application for naturalization and take the first step towards becoming United States citizens!

Learner Resources:

100 Civics study questions:

English Reading test vocabulary list:

English writing test vocabulary list:

Learner resource center:

Contact the Adult Education Department

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“All thanks to NSCAP, I learned to speak English, and am no longer worried to speak to my customers at work.”


NSCAP provides social services that enable low-income families and individuals to obtain the skills and knowledge they need to become economically self-sufficient, civically engaged, and to live in dignity and decency.

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119 Rear Foster Street, Building 13
Peabody, MA 01960