ESL & Citizenship Services During the Pandemic

Updated November 2020
Although the Jones Library is closed, help with ESL and citizenship is still available!

Can I learn English through the Jones Library?



Yes! If you have a smart phone, tablet, or computer, you can learn English online.

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Join an Online Conversation Group


(for intermediate and advanced-level students regardless of their current location)

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Apply for a Conversation Partner


(for students currently living in the Amherst area)

We also have links to free online self-study websites.

Can I get help with a citizenship application?



Yes! You can ask us a question, borrow a citizenship study book, or ask us to leave a citizenship application packet for you to pick up outside at the Jones Library.

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Call 413-259-3093


(our ESL Office)

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Email


(our ESL Office)

You can also read more about citizenship.

Does the ESL Center still need volunteer tutors?



Yes, but for the time being, you must be able to work with a student remotely. The demand for tutors has slowed down significantly, so we may not be able to make a placement right away.

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Apply to be an Informal Conversation Partner




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Apply to be an Instructional Tutor


(requires a 9-month or 2-semester commitment, plus a 7-hour online training program)

Contact Us



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Call 413-259-3093


(our ESL Office)

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Email


(our ESL Office)

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