English for Speakers of Other Languages

The ESOL Program provides a variety of services for non-native speakers of English. To schedule an appointment with Professor Berry to discuss the ESOL courses and multicultural services offered at ϲվ, please call (603) 578-6912 or email Professor Berry at [email protected].

“We welcome students of all ages, cultures, and levels of English proficiency. We are here to support you in your journey at ϲվ and beyond. We offer small classes, so you get the attention you need to gain the confidence and language skills you are looking for!"

The Department of Multicultural Engagement offers support for non-native speakers of English, including services such as:

  • Language evaluations
  • Academic advising
  • Tutoring

We also provide social activities, including:

  • International Café
  • Conversation Partners
  • Multicultural Club

You can choose English instruction from different levels, to improve your skills in social, academic, or workplace settings:

  • Conversation
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Writing
In addition, the Department provides non-credit world language instruction in pursuit of a well-rounded, globally-minded education, to benefit the NCC community personally as well as professionally.

ESOL Courses (Non-Credit)

Before beginning a formal course of academic English, non-native speakers may wish to start with a non-credit course:

For Upcoming Dates, Contact: Prof. Elizabeth Berry, 603.578.6912 or

ESOL Academic Courses

ESOL students will be more successful in their college careers by first enrolling in one, or more, of the

International Café

is a free monthly conversational gathering where non-native English speakers and native speakers can meet and enjoy refreshments, make friends from other countries, and practice their language skills.

For more information, contact Professor Berry at

Multicultural Club

The Multicultural Club exists to bridge language gaps between native and non-native speakers of a language. In addition to providing knowledge about global awareness, the Multicultural Club plans cultural activities around food, film, and music. For instance, members have travelled to the United Nations in New York City on an all-expense paid trip. The club has also organized several “Around the World” dinner and talent show celebrations at ϲվ, attracting hundreds of guests from the Greater Nashua community.

For more information about these activities, please contact

Prof. Elizabeth Berry
[email protected].