LEARN TO SPEAK ENGLISH

There are many English classes for adults! We can guide you to classes where English is taught to those who speak other languages. There are classes at night, in the morning, or on weekends, located near your neighborhood.

¿Necesita usted apredner inglés?  ¡Hay muchas clases para adultos! Podemos dirigrile a usted a clases donde se enseña ingles a los que hablan otros idiomas. Hay clases de noche, por la mañana, o en los fines de semanas, ubicadas cerca de su barrio.

2017 Winter/Spring ESOL Classes by County

Jefferson County

¡Adelante!-Alabama Worker Center

2104 Chapel Hill Road, Hoover, AL 35216

Mondays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Classes begin January 9, 2017

Call 205-317-1481

 

Bessemer-Legacy YMCA

1501 4th Ave SW, Bessemer, AL 35022

Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Classes begin January 12, 2017

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

 

Briarwood Presbyterian Church

2200 Briarwood Way, Birmingham, AL 35243

Mondays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ESL textbook $20.00)-through April 24, 2017

Use the Chapel entrance by the Kitchen

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. (ESL textbook $20.00)-through April 26, 2017

Go to 3rd Floor at the School entrance

Childcare provided for ages 2 months to 5 years

Classes may include Christian content

Contact Laura Danner at 205-776-5343 or ldanner@briarwood.org

 

The Church at Brook Hills

3145 Brook Highlands Parkway, Birmingham, 35242

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Meal provided at 6:15 p.m.)

Childcare provided (Birth-5th grade)

Call Laura Beth Dick at 205-313-7701 or visit www.brookhills.org/ESL for more information

 

Dawson Memorial Baptist Church

1114 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in Social Hall (Free)

Thursdays, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. in North Building (Free)

January 3 – May 23, 2017

Transportation for limited areas and childcare provided

Call 205-871-7324 for more information

Contact Linda Stephens at dan4linda@prodigy.net for Tuesday class

Contact Rita Smith at ritamsmith43@me.com for Thursday class

 

Fultondale Elementary School

950 Central Avenue, Fultondale, AL 35068

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Childcare/Tutoring available for children up to 5th grade

Classes begin January 11, 2017

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

 

Grantswood Community Elementary School

5110 Grantswood Road, Irondale, AL 35210

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Childcare available for ages 1-3. Activities for children 4 – 11, and youth 7-12th grades.                             

Classes begin January 18, 2017

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

 

Hispanic Social Services (La Casita)

92 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209

Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Classes are ongoing

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

 

Hoover Public Library

200 Municipal Drive, Hoover, AL 35216

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. ESL class (Free)

February 7- April 25, 2017

Extra practice sessions available

Call Nancy Klasterka at 205-444-7820

 

Horizon Church

2345 Columbiana Road, Birmingham, AL 35216

Thursdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Free)

Classes begin February 2, 2017

Call 205-822-2824 or contact Jennyfer Goodnight at 205-796-4124

 

Hunter Street Baptist Church

2600 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244

Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (Free)

Childcare provided

Call Carla at 205-985-7295

 

 Independent Presbyterian Church

3100 Highland Avenue, South, Birmingham, AL 35205

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Childcare provided

Ongoing, except holidays and summer vacation

Call 205-933-1830

 

Jefferson State Community College-Main Campus

2601 Carson Road, Birmingham, AL 35215

Room LWH-229

Monday -Thursday, 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Classes are ongoing

Contact Angela Scott, Instructor at 205-856-8026 or 205-856-7945

 

Kingston Community Center

801 46th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35212

Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 -11 a.m. (Free)

Classes begin January 10, 2017

Childcare available

 

Lawson State Community College – Glen Iris Elementary School

1115 11th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205

Monday thru Thursday, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Classes held year round with a short semester break

Call Ms. Gillie at 205-231-7440    

 

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church/Faith, Hope and Charity, LLC

1401 26th Street North, Bessemer, AL 35020

Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Free childcare and learning activities provided for children 2-11 years old

Call 205-205-426-3340 or 205-994-5180 for more information

 

Ministry Center at Green Springs

2230 Green Springs Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35205

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Book fee is $10.00, Classes are free)

Childcare provided birth through age 3 and learning activities for K4-Grade 6

Classes are held from February 6-May 1, 2017

Open enrollment year round

Contact Sandy Flynn, Director at 205-422-3427

 

Oakmont Presbyterian Church

1817 Patton Chapel Road, Birmingham, AL 35216

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Childcare provided

Ongoing

Call 205-940-9559

 

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

980 Huffman Road, Birmingham, AL 35215

Sundays, 9:15-10:30 a.m. (ESL textbook fee $25.00)

  Childcare provided

Call 205-836-2274

 

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

1343 Hueytown Rd, Hueytown, Alabama 35023

Thursdays, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Classes are ongoing

Call Jane Bellew at 205-491-3771 for more information

 

Shades Mountain Baptist Church

2017 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Wednesdays,  6:30-8:15 p.m.

Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Classes begin January 11, 2017

Call  David Parks at 205-746-4467

 

Southside Baptist Church

1016 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205

English Conversation Classes

Call Linda Thomas for an appointment

Call 205-933-8381            

 

Tarrant Elementary School

1269 Portland Street, Tarrant, AL 35217

Wednesday 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. (ESL text book $25.00)

Childcare provided

Classes begin January 11, 2017 and follow the Tarrant City Schools schedule

Meet in the Library    

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

                 

UAB School of Education Community English Class

901 13th Street South

Education Building, Room 119

Thursdays, 7:30- 9:00 p.m. January 19-April 20, 2017

Fridays, 9:30- 11:00 a.m. January 20-April 21, 207

Testing and Placement, January 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.

Contact Dr. Josie Prado at 205-975-5045 or jprado@uab.edu

 

 Valley Christian Church – Primero Iglesia Hispana (Discípulos de Cristo)

2600 Cherokee Place, Birmingham, AL 35216

Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (ESL text book $25.00)

Classes begin January 10, 2017

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

 

Shelby County

Alabaster First United Methodist Church

10903 Highway 119, Alabaster, AL 35007

Tuesdays, 9:00 –11:00 a.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Classes begin January 10, 2017

Call 205-326-1925 for more information

 

Jefferson State Community College – Shelby Campus

4600 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35242

Math and Science Building, Room 117

Mondays and Wednesdays, Intermediate/Advanced, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Free)

Tuesdays and Thursdays, Beginner class, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Placement test required. Call for an appointment.

Classes are ongoing

Call 205-983-5929

 

North Shelby Baptist Church

4100 Belcher Drive, Birmingham, AL 35242

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. (ESL textbook $20.00)

Childcare provided for pre-K thru grade 6 during class time

Registration is open

Call Laura Greenfield at 205-994-4921

 

Parnell Memorial Library

277 Park Road, Montevallo, AL 35115

Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Classes begin Thursday, January 11, 2017

Call 205-326-1925

 

Valleydale Church

2324 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35244

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Call 205-991-5282

 

Blount County

World Outreach Center- Oneonta

2115 2nd Avenue East, Oneonta, AL 35121

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Classes begin January 12, 2017

Call 205-625-5160, ext. 35 for more information

 

St. Clair County

First Baptist Church Pell City

2309 Second Avenue North, Pell City, AL 35125

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Childcare available for ages 1-3. Activities for children 4 – 11, and youth 7-12th grades                             

Classes are ongoing

Call Tina Stallings at 205-337-8509  

 

Jefferson State Community College – Pell City

500 College Circle, Pell City, AL 35125

Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Classes are ongoing

Call 205-411-0781

 

Leeds Middle School

1771 Whitmire Street, Leeds, AL 35094

Wednesdays, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Classes begin January 11, 2017

Call 205-326-1925

23 thoughts on “LEARN TO SPEAK ENGLISH

  1. My nephew is interested in a class to learn to speak English. I know many classes have already began, is there a class that will be starting soon. He is 17 & enrolled in high school but wants something extra.

    Thanks

  2. Hi there,
    thanks for all your help, I’m looking for a beginner class for my mother, will be there anyone starting soon?
    we live in Homewood.
    thanks

  3. Hello!, I am Cathy..I live in Gardendale AL. I want to start a free speaking english class. May you help me? Which an English class is closest to my City? Thank you!

  4. Hello,
    I am Amarilys, recently I moved on to Birmingham. I want to learn speak and write English. Who can help me to find a place?

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