English as a Second Language classes

Registration for Fall 2022 English as a second language (ESL) classes is now open. English classes are offered at lower-intermediate, upper-intermediate, and advanced levels. The registration fee for all levels is $75 per semester. For more information, please contact esl@sjd.org.

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Fall classes will be held in person at
   The Church of St. John the Divine
   2450 River Oaks Boulevard
   Houston, TX 77019

Fall Semester 2022
August 15 – December 7
Class hours:
Mondays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
We do not offer evening or weekend classes

Enrichment Opportunities
   Pronunciation Classes
   Fellowship Activities
   Book Club

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, we offer conversation classes in addition to grammar 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. Meet your ESL instructors here!

Our program emphasizes:

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

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    Fall 2022 Semester Schedule

    • Monday, August 15 – First day of class for the fall semester
    • Monday, September 5 – Labor Day, no classes
    • Monday – Friday, November 21 – 25 – Thanksgiving break, no classes
    • Wednesday, December 7 – Last day of class for the fall semester