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English as a Second Language, Mondays from 6:30-8pm

The Ministry Center at Green Springs offers five levels, Basic through Advanced, of conversational English for Adult English Language Learners on Monday nights, 6:30-8:00, during the school year.

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

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

Volunteer to teach:

We have two teachers per adult class, nursery workers on a rotating basis, and teachers for children’s classes. Teaching materials for adult learners is English: No Problem publications.

Current needs: Co-teacher for Computer lab for children, monthly nursery workers

About Those we Serve:

Newcomers face many challenges which are compounded when they cannot readily speak the language.

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.

Root Causes of Migration