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English classes are open to anyone who would like to learn English as a second language. All are welcome! All teachers are volunteers who want to help you learn to speak English.Students studying English with their volunteer teacher.

The 2019-2020 classes begin on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.

When – Tuesday evenings, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., September 10, 2019 to April 28, 2020. There are no classes on December 24 and December 31, 2019 due to Winter Break.

Registration – Registration begins on September 10. Students may join the class on any Tuesday evening during the year. Register in person on Tuesday nights (no pre-registration required).

Classes – Three levels of classes are offered:

  • Beginners: For those who speak little or no English
  • Intermediate: For those who know just enough English to “get by”
  • Advanced: For those who want to improve their pronunciation and accent to feel more comfortable conversing at work, school and in the community

Cost – The class costs $40 for the entire year. This cost includes a textbook and the registration fee for the year.

Other Information – All of the teachers are volunteers certified to teach ESL who want to help you learn to speak English better. Childcare is provided for infants through 3rd grade.

Contact – For more information about ESL class, call the church at (302) 478-4255 or email Lisa G.

Location – Classes are held at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church, 7 Mt Lebanon Road, Wilmington, Delaware. Get directions. The church can be accessed via the DART transportation. Take routes #2 or #35 for the Concord Pike. Get off at the Talleyville Memorial Fire Hall. The church is next to the YMCA.


Learn about volunteer opportunities within the ESL program.