Barbara Foxhall teaching an ESL class.


Monday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm & Wednesday 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

ESL class of 2023-24

English classes are offered at beginner, lower-intermediate, upper-intermediate, and advanced levels. For more information, please email

Fall Semester 2023

August 21 — December 13
Class hours:
Mondays, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Wednesdays, 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
We do not offer evening or weekend classes

Classes are held in person at:
The Church of St. John the Divine
2450 River Oaks Boulevard
Houston, TX 77019

Fall Semester 2023 Schedule

  • Annual ESL Thanksgiving Potluck: Wednesday, November 15
  • Thanksgiving break, no classes: Monday, November 20 — Wednesday, November 22
  • Last day of class for the Fall Semester: Wednesday, December 13

Spring Semester 2024 Schedule

Online registration for Spring Semester 2024 is now open!

  • Early bird registration — $80: Wednesday, November 1 — Thursday, November 30
  • Regular registration — $100: Friday, December 1 — Sunday, January 7
  • Registration closed: Monday, January 8
  • First day of class: Wednesday, January 17
  • Ash Wednesday, no class: Wednesday, February 14
  • Spring Break, no class: Monday, March 11 & Wednesday, March 13
  • Last day of class: Wednesday, May 15

We design our courses to help you improve your English for work, study, or social interactions. We offer a balance of activities, with an 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.

Our program emphasizes:

Communication SkillsWriting Skills
Fluency PracticeGrammar Focus
Vocabulary BuildingCultural Elements
PronunciationSpecial Events
Listening Practice
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