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English as a Second Language (ESL)


The classes are designed to help students who are looking to learn English as their second, third, or in some cases, fourth language.
New students are welcomed on any day. There is no cost for the classes, however, students must purchase their own textbooks. The average cost of books is $20 – $40 for each class. Free child care is provided during class time for children 0 – 5 years old.

What does the ESL Program cover?

  • Intermediate English

  • Advanced English

  • Grammar

  • Reading

  • Conversation

  • Citizenship

  • American History

When/where are the classes taught?
Classes meet every Monday and Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. except for Public School and Church Holidays. Classes are located on the 2nd floor of the Christ Center.

For more information or questions
Contact Joyce Genz if you are interested in ESL classes or would like more information at jgenz@comcast.net or 251.259.1675.


2019 - 2020 Class Schedule

Fall session |September 9, 2019 - December 13, 2019
Spring session| January 13 - May 15, 2020

classes offered

Beginner Level: 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Basic English Part 1: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Intermediate Part 1: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Basic English Part 2: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Intermediate Part 2: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Advanced English: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Citizenship/American History: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

2019 HOLIDAYS (nO CLASSES)

October 11 & 14 - Mobile Co. Public School Teacher Work Day
November 11 - Veteran’s Day
November 25 & 29 - Thanksgiving Holiday
Farewell Lunch: We will have farewell lunch on Friday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m.
Please bring a special dish or food item to share from your home country.

2020 HOLIDAYS (nO CLASSES)

January 20 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 24 & 28 - Mardi Gras Break
March 13 - Mobile Co. Public School Teacher Work Day
March 30 - April 3 - Mobile Co. Public School Spring Break
April 10 - Good Friday
Farewell Lunch: We will have farewell lunch on Friday, May 15 at 10:00 a.m.
Please bring a special dish or food item to share from your home country.