A group of seven adults and their english teacher gathered in a group for a social activity. People are smiling and happy.Information also available in:
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Traditional Chinese (繁體中文)
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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.

Registration – Registration for fall classes is now closed. Registration opens for winter/spring English classes in person on January 11, January 18 or January 25 at 6:30 p.m. All NEW students must register in person for ESL. 

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

Dates – ESL meets on Tuesdays 6:30-8:30 p.m., September 14, 2021 through April 26, 2022. There is NO class, due to holidays, on: November 23, December 21, December 28, January 4 and April 19.

Cost – The class costs $40 for the entire year. This cost includes a textbook and the registration fee for the year. Cash (exact change please) or checks are accepted.

Other Information – All of the teachers are volunteers certified to teach ESL who want to help you learn to speak English better.

Childcare – Free childcare is available for infants through 9 years old.

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

Location – Classes are held at Brandywine Valley Baptist Church, 7 Mt Lebanon Road, Wilmington, Delaware. Get directions. The church is accessible 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.

COVID-19 – See our Health Update webpage for the latest information about COVID-19 and the church.