English classes (Esl)

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 trained 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. Books cost $20.
We invite internationals in Birmingham and surrounding communities to feel welcome at Briarwood Church.

  • Classes are free (textbook is $20.00)

  • Free childcare for children two months to 5 years

  • Registration and placement before class

  • Snacks and refreshments provided

  • Class may contain Christian content

Monday Morning Classes

 Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

 Location: Briarwood, Chapel Entrance

Wednesday Evening Classes

 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:15 pm

 Location: Briarwood, "School" Entrance (3rd Floor)

For more information, please email Laura Danner at ldanner@briarwood.org or call 205-776-5343.