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 the 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