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.

2019 WINTER/SPRING TERM  ESOL CLASSES (by County)

Jefferson County

¡Adelante!-Alabama Worker Center

2104 Chapel Hill Road, Hoover, AL 35216

Mondays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Call 205-317-1481

Classes begin Monday, January 7, 2019

Briarwood Presbyterian Church

2200 Briarwood Way, Birmingham, AL 35243

Mondays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  (ESL textbook $20.00)

Use the Chapel entrance by the Kitchen

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:15 p.m. (ESL textbook $20.00)

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 for more information

The Church at Brook Hills

3145 Brook Highlands Parkway, Birmingham, 35242

Thursdays, 10-11:45 AM (Women Only) and 6:15-8:00 PM (Co-Ed)

Levels 1-4 & Advanced Communication

Childcare and meals provided.

Email Hanna Taylor at htaylor@brookhills.org or visit http://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)

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, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Grantswood Community Elementary School

5110 Grantswood Road, Irondale, AL 35210

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Thursday, January 17, 2019

Hispanic Social Services (La Casita)

92 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Monday, January 14, 2019

Homewood Public Library

1721 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209

Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hunter Street Baptist Church

2600 John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244

Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. (Free)

Childcare provided

Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m – 8 p.m. (Free)

Call Karla at 205-985-7295

Email: Karla@hsbc.org

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)

Childcare available

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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    

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 begin February 4, 2019

Contact Sandy Flynn, Director at 205-422-3427

Oakmont Chapel Presbyterian Church

1817 Patton Chapel Road, Birmingham, AL 35216

Mondays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Ongoing

Contact Dr. Eleanor Wright (call or text) at 205-200-7955

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

Redeemer Community Church

4022 4th Avenue South

Birmingham, AL 35222

Sunday dinner and conversation, 6:00 p.m.

ESOL, Spanish, and kids classes, 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner and classes are FREE

For more information call 205-326-7761 

Rudd Middle School

4526 Rudd School Road, Pinson, AL 35126

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Shades Mountain Baptist Church

2017 Columbiana Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (ESL textbook fee)

Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (ESL textbook fee)

Contact Jody Parham at jodypham@yahoo.com

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

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Wednesday, January 9, 2019

UAB School of Education Community English Class

901 13th Street South

Education Building, Room 119

Thursdays, 7:30- 9:00 p.m.  January 18 – April 19, 2019

Fridays, 9:30- 10:45 a.m. January 18 – April 19, 2019

Testing and Placement:  February 7, March 7, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.

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

The Worship Center Christian Church –NEW CLASS

7555 Dickey Springs Road

Bessemer, AL 35022

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

Childcare provided

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Thursday, January 31, 2019

Shelby County

Alabaster First United Methodist Church

10903 Highway 119, Alabaster, AL 35007

Tuesdays, 9:00 –10:45 a.m. (ESL textbook $25.00)

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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)

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Thursday, January 17, 2019

Pelham Public Library-NEW!

2000 Pelham Park Blvd.

Pelham, AL 35124

Thursdays, 6:00-7:30 p.m.

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Thursday, March 7, 2019

Valleydale Church

2324 Valleydale Road, Birmingham, AL 35244

Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. (Free)

Call 205-991-5282

Blount County

Oneonta Public Library

221 2nd Street S., Oneonta, AL 35121

Thursdays, 4:30 p.m.

Call Amy Woods at 205-274-7641

Classes begin Thursday, January 3, 2019

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

Room 319

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

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Walker County

St. Cecilia Catholic Church

2159 Hwy. 195, Jasper AL 35503

Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Call The Literacy Council at 205-326-1925

Classes begin January 3, 2019

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