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English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Briarwood Presbyterian Church offers English languages classes for internationals who want to improve their English language skills. We have a multi-level program that includes a director and volunteer instructors for the various levels. The ESL program helps meet the needs of immigrants and other internationals residing in the Birmingham area. We hope to teach English with excellence and to develop friendships with our students.

Our classes are currently offered at no cost and are open to all. The purchase of a book for $20 is encouraged.
We invite internationals in Birmingham and surrounding communities to feel welcome at Briarwood Church.

  • classes are free (optional textbook is $20.00)
  • free childcare for children two months and older
  • some instruction with the Bible
  • snack and refreshments provided
  • registration and placement before class
  • For more information, please email Laura Danner at ldanner@briarwood.org or call 776-5343.

Monday Morning Classes

 Dates: Fall Semester begins in September
 Time: 10 am - 12 noon
 Location: Briarwood, Entrance F (by the kitchen)

Wednesday Evening Classes

 Dates: Fall Semester begins in September
 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 Location: Briarwood, School Entrance (upstairs)