Whether you need to learn a new language for work, are planning a trip abroad, or want to improve your existing language skills, our language classes cover everything from basics to advanced topics. With a friendly group setting and students from all backgrounds, our classes empower students to use languages confidently with plenty of opportunity for practice and participation. Language schools around the world use the CEFR to assess students and give direction to instructors.
For more than two centuries, Brattle Street has been one of the finest residential streets in America. InGeorge Washington and his army made their headquarters in the abandoned mansions of seven wealthy loyalists — all of which still stand today. The homes of the poets Longfellow and Lowell will also be seen.
The Cambridge Center for Adult Education. It is only 8 to 9 weeks per season. The course gets closed if there is not enough students enrolled.
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Of Course! There, we enjoy small bites from the generous restaurants of Cambridge along with plenty of wine, beer and a signature cocktail. Best of all, we savor the spirited conversation and sense of convivial community that CCAE is famous for, all while celebrating our 80th birthday!
The Cambridge Social Union CSUfounded in and formally incorporated intaught classes for adults in the former Brattle house which it had moved into in after purchasing it. The courses included literacy classes and general classes taught by Harvard College and Radcliffe College students and faculty. However, a feasibility study showed that the organization was in trouble.
Founded inCCAE serves 11, participants annually with the highest-quality courses, as well as lectures, performances, art exhibitions, and poetry readings. Over professionals teach these classes, consistently earning excellent reviews from students. Our audiences are diverse by age, race, and household income. Some of our best-known programming includes The Blacksmith House Poetry Series sincefeaturing nationally known and emerging writers reading from their work.