ESL returns in person August 16, 2021
Monday & Wednesday, 9:00am – 12:00pm: Grammar & Conversation Class (in-person)
Friday, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm: Conversation Class by Zoom
Registration Dates: July 26 - August 12
We offer pronunciation classes. We do not offer evening or weekend classes. Please continue to check this website for updates

We design our courses to help you improve your English for work, study, or social interactions. We offer a balance of activities, with emphasis on improving speaking, listening, writing, and vocabulary. Developing confidence is important – we like to involve students in using English in real-life situations. Therefore, in addition to grammar classes, we offer conversation classes.

Our instructors come from a variety of backgrounds and all have a passion for teaching. We offer high-quality teaching, individual attention, and student care. Learn who's who in our ESL program here!

Our program emphasizes:

Communication Skills Writing Skills
Fluency Practice Grammar Focus
Vocabulary Building Cultural Elements
Pronunciation Special Events
Listening Practice

    English classes are offered at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. ESL class registration is $75. For more information, please contact esl@sjd.org.

    Fall 2021 Semester Schedule

    • Monday, July 26 - Thursday, August 12 – Online Registration
    • Friday, August 13, 9:30 am - 11:30 am – Evaluation Testing
    • Monday, August 16 – First day of class for Fall Semester
    • Sunday, August 29 – Rally Day at St. John the Divine, all ESL students are invited
    • Monday, September 6 – Labor Day, no classes
    • Wednesday, November 17, 11 am - 1 pm – Thanksgiving Potluck Celebration
    • Monday, November 21 & Wednesday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Break, no classes
    • Monday, November 29 - Friday, December 10 – Priority registration for returning students
    • Wednesday, December 8 – Last day of classes for Fall Semester

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