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Free English as a Second Language Classes

Mondays from 6:30-8pm

The Ministry Center at Green Springs offers five levels, Basic through Advanced, of conversational English as a Second Language (ESL) classes on Monday nights, 6:30-8:00, during the school year.

We also have a nursery and tutor English learners’ children through grade 6.

In the past year, we have had students from 19 different countries in our ESL classes.

Volunteer to teach:

We have two teachers per adult class, nursery workers on a rotating basis, and teachers for children’s classes. We use English: No Problem publications as teaching materials for adult English Language Classes.

Current needs: Teacher for Computer lab for children, teachers for adult English as Second Language classes.

About Those we Serve:

Newcomers face many challenges which are compounded when they cannot readily speak the language. Our free English as Second Language classes can help newcomers face those challenges.

 

According to the most recent US Census:

  • Across the U.S., 21 percent of those who are 5 years of age and older do not speak English at home.
  • In Fultondale, 14 percent of those who are 5 years of age and older do not speak English at home.
  • In Hoover, 12 percent of those who are 5 years of age and older do not speak English at home.

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