• English as a Second Language


  • We offer classes for adults whose first language is not English. Students in beginning classes learn to speak, listen for understanding, read, and write English. Intermediate and advanced students have the opportunity to improve conversation, grammar, pronunciation, reading, and writing. 

  • SPRING 2024 Schedule - Spring registration is closed.  Register for summer classes below. 

    Spring classes begin January 3rd and continue until May 16th.  However, new students can begin class every week through the beginning of April.  The last day to register for spring classes is March 29th.  Most classes are in-person, but there are limited virtual classes for higher level students.  Students must be tested prior to beginning class.  Once our office receives your application, a staff member will contact you regarding signing up for testing.  Testing is available at various locations throughout St. Louis County and will take two days to complete.   

    Students may sign up online or by calling the AEL office.  Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information. 

ESL Class Schedule

ESL Class Schedule
  • SUMMER 2024 Schedule - Click here to register for summer classes! 

    Registration for summer classes is now open.  Summer classes begin July 8th and continue until August 14th.  All students (including former students) must test prior to beginning summer classes.  Most classes are in-person, but there are limited virtual classes for higher level students.  Testing will be in June at the Community Learning Center and will take two days to complete.  After our office has reviewed your application, a staff member will contact you to sign up for testing.  

    Students may sign up online or by calling the AEL office.  Call or text 314-415-4940 for more information.