AEL/ESL Courses

  • FREE English as a Second Language (ESL)

    Call (314) 415-4940 for registration dates and times

    For international persons 17 or older not currently enrolled in high school who wish to improve English skills or prepare for the citizenship exam. Teachers have degrees and are state-certified with specialized training in ESL.

    • Beginning classes – For those who speak little or no English. Instruction in speaking, listening or understanding, reading and writing English.
    • Intermediate classes – For those above beginning level. Instruction in conversation, pronunciation, grammar, reading, writing, and American culture and customs.
    • Advanced classes – For those who are able to use English daily but could use need additional help with conversation, pronunciation, vocabulary, advanced grammar, reading and writing.
    • Citizenship tutors available


    English as a Second Language

    Fern Ridge High School - 13157 N. Olive Spur Rd., 63141

    M-Th 9am – 12pm - all levels
    M-Th 1pm – 4pm - all levels
    M-W 6pm – 9pm - all levels


    Faith Baptist Church - 
    12061 Natural Bridge Rd., 63044

    M-Th 9am – 12pm- all levels 


    Manchester United Methodist Church - 129 Woods Mill Rd., 63011

    M-Th 9am – 12pm - all levels
    M & W 1pm – 4pm - advanced


    St. John Cornerstone Center - 15800 Manchester Rd., 63011

    M-Th 9am – 12pm - all levels
    T & Th 6pm – 9pm - all levels



    Citizenship and Conversation

    Fern Ridge High School - 13157 N. Olive Spur Rd. 63141

    M-Th 4pm – 5:30pm



    TOEFL Preparation

    Fern Ridge High School - 13157 N. Olive Spur Rd. 63141

    Th 6pm – 9pm - advanced

    Fall classes will begin Monday, August 26, 2019.  We also offer classes in Chesterfield, Clayton, and Maplewood. Call (314) 415-4940 for registration dates and times.


    Important!

    Summer classes will begin Monday, July 8, 2019.  We only offer a limited number of classes during the summer.  Call (314) 415-4940 for registration dates and times.


    FREE High School Equivalency (HSE), Basic Skills, and College & Career Readiness Classes

    Call (314) 415-4940 for registration dates and times

    For persons 17 or older not currently enrolled in high school who wish to improve academic skills.  Teachers have degrees and are state-certified with specialized training in adult education.

    • Start at your own level; work at your own pace
    • Improve reading, writing, and math skills
    • Prepare for the HiSET test
    • Transition to post-secondary education
    • Improve job placement test scores
    • Individualized instruction and small group activities

    High School Equivalency/Adult Basic Skills

    Fern Ridge High School - 13157 N. Olive Spur Rd., 63141

    M-Th 1pm – 4pm

     

    Faith Baptist Church - 12061 Natural Bridge Rd., 63044

    M-Th 9am – 12pm     

     

    Missouri Job Center - 715 Northwest Plaza Dr., 63074

    M,T,Th,& F 9am – 12pm     

     

    Crestview Middle School - 16025 Clayton Rd., 63011

    T & Th 5:30pm – 8:30pm

     

    Rockwood Summit High School - 1780 Hawkins Rd., 63026

    T & Th 6pm – 8:30pm     

    Fall classes will begin Monday, August 26, 2019.  We also offer classes in Brentwood, Florissant, Hazelwood, and Spanish Lake. Call (314) 415-4940 for registration dates and times.


    Important!

    Summer classes will begin Monday, July 8, 2019 at a limited number of locations.  Fall classes will begin Monday, August 26, 2019. 

    Call (314) 415-4940 for registration dates and times