Calgary Free English Courses
Among the many options that exist in Calgary to learn the English language, one that taught free conversation classes are the churches that offer free English courses for immigrants who want to learn the English language in a practical and fast. Latino newcomers (immigrants, refugees, temporary workers, international students, etc.) can go to classes to learn English while conversandolo meet other Latino immigrants also begin life in Calgary, Alberta.
The following churches in Calgary offer English classes, in a variety of schedules, some offer childcare. ESL is a program consisting of conversation groups, Bible studies, or other services to Latinos and Hispanics recently migrated to Calgary, Canada to begin life as an immigrant.
Hawkwood Baptist Fellowship (North American Baptist)
Group for Spanish speakers - Español, runs Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm. 20-week Alpha ESOL runs Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Also runs an ESL class for youth aged 18 and under.
- Contact: Helen Ohlhauser, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 239-6200 (church),
(403) 239-5401 (Helen)
- Address: 20 Hawkwood Dr. NW
- Website: www.hawkwood.ca
Agape Language Centre (Beddington Pentecostal Church)
- Offers a variety of ESL programs for all skill levels and interests.
- Contact: Karen Kajorinne, Director - email@example.com, (403) 516-1846 (phone), (403) 516-1946 (fax)
- Address: 16 Bermuda Dr. NW
- Website: www.agapelanguagecentre.com
Bethany Chapel (non-denominational)
- Conversacion en Ingles. Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm, Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 am. Gratuito. Guarderia para sus hijos.
- Contact: Heather, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 249-8605
- Address: 3333 Richardson Way SW
- Website: www.bethanychapel.com
Bow Valley Christian Church and Bow Valley Christian Church Chinese Ministry (Church of Christ)
- Conversation Club, Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm.
- Contact: Pastor Alice Mitchell, Ken S. Law, email@example.com, (403) 286-5300
- Address: 5300 - 53 Ave. NW
- Website: www.bvccweb.ca
Canyon Creek Christian Fellowship (General Conference Baptist)
- Conversation class, Tues 7:00-8:30 pm (October 5 - Dec 7).
- Contact: Justin Bills, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 256-3167
- Address: 333 Midpark Way SE
- Website: www.canyoncreek.ca
Central United Church (United Church of Canada)
- "Let's Talk" FREE Conversation Classes
- Starts Tuesday, April 13, 2010, 6:30 to 8:00 pm
- Contact: (403) 269-3701 or email@example.com
- Address: 131 - 7th Ave. SW
- Website: www.centralchurch.ca
Covenant Church Millrise (Covenant Christian Reformed Church)
- Conversation Thursdays 7-8:30 pm (no charge, includes refreshments).
- Contact: Curtis Korver, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 254-2505
- Address: 50 Millrise Blvd SE
- Website: www.covenantmillrise.org
Cross Pointe Lutheran (Lutheran)
- Beginners ESL, Wednesdays 5:30-6:30 pm.
- Contact: Pastor Jay Holdner, email@example.com, (403) 818-7345
- Address: #100, 333 Shawville Blvd SE
(in Trailblazer room, South Fish Creek Rec Association)
- Website: www.crosspointechurch.ca
Crossroads Church (Evangelical Missionary Church)
- Contact: Jack and Janice Lavender, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 352-8057,
- Address: 38105 Range Road 275 (32 St. and Hwy 2), Red Deer
- Website: www.crossroadschurch.ab.ca
- ‘Conversations in ESL’ group meets every second Sunday from 2:00–3:30 pm.
- Contact: Erik James Freiburger, email@example.com
- Address: meets at McKenzie Towne Church, 7 McKenzie Towne Gate SE
- Website: http://expressionscommunity.org
First Baptist Church (Canadian Baptists of Western Canada)
- ESL classes throughout the week. Free conversation classes Wed 6:30-8:00 pm and Thurs 7:00-9:00 pm. Childcare available.
- Contact: Brian Dunkerley, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 266-1441 or
- Contact: First Baptist Church, email@example.com, (403) 263-5911
- Address: 1311 - 4th St. SW
- Website: www.firstbaptistcalgary.com
Foothills Alliance Church (Alliance)
- Offers several ESL classes throughout the week. Conversation Friday am,
Bridges class Sunday am.
- Contact: Patti Love, Intercultural Ministries Pastor, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 241-9777
- Address: 333 Edgepark Blvd. NW
- Website: www.foothillsalliance.com/What_we_do/esl.asp
Glenmore Temple (Salvation Army)
- ESL Conversation Mondays 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Child care provided. (Guarderia)
- Contact: Margaret & Rick Blackburn, email@example.com, (403) 253-1700
- Address: 921 - 68 Ave. SW
- Website: http://alt.glenmoretemple.com/
Grace Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian)
- 6-week sessions (3 mornings/week), $30 fee, conversation classes,
9:00 am to noon.
- Contact: Pastor Victor Kim, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 255-0641
- Address: 1009 - 15th Ave SW
- Website: http://gracecalgary.org
Harvest Hills Alliance Church (C&MA)
- "Keeping a Job in Canada": Tues & Thurs 7:00-9:00 pm
- General ESL classes: Wed 9:15-11:15 am, Sun 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
- Classes run from Feb 16 - April 22, 2010. Cost is $25.
- Contact: Donna Zamiski, email@example.com, (403) 226-0990
- Address: 10099 Harvest Hills Blvd. NW
- Website: www.harvesthillsalliance.com
Highland Mennonite Brethren (Mennonite Brethren)
- Contact: Elfreda Dick, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 243-5958
- Address: 4018 Centre B St. NW
- Website: www.highlandchurch.ca
Lakeview Baptist Church (Baptist)
- English conversation classes, Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm.
- Contact: Rick Gordon, email@example.com, (403) 249-7359
- Address: 5336 Lakeview Drive SW
- Website: www.lakeviewbc.ca
Lighthouse Church (Ministers Fellowship International)
- Classes Tues 7-9 pm. Grammar, pronunciation, and Canadian culture and idioms.
- Contact: Bettie Orchard, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 375-0907
- Address: 9827E Horton Rd. SW
- Website: www.calgarylighthouse.com
METRO Church (Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada)
- Free Conversational English Classes - Principiantes, Tuesdays 7:00-9:00 pm.
- Contact: Donna Judd, email@example.com, (403) 273-5433
- Address: 3763 52nd Street SE
- Website: www.metrochurchcalgary.org
Monterey Park Evangelical Free Church (Evangelical Free)
- ESL classes run April 13 to June 1, Tuesdays from 7:00-9:00 pm.
- Fee of $15/person to cover costs.
- Contact: Marlene Nelson, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 590-0578
- Address: 3125 Catalina Blvd. NE
- Website: www.mpefc.ca
Richmond Hill Baptist Church (Canadian National Baptist Convention)
- Conversation Thursday 9:30 - 10:30 am. ESL Sunday School Sundays 9:15 am.
- Contact: Marisa Spannagel, email@example.com, (403) 242-1256
- Address: 7251 Sierra Morena Blvd SW
- Website: www.richmondhillbaptist.com
Royal Oak Victory Church (Victory Churches)
- Conversation Club runs Tuesday nights from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
- Contact: Lydia Elankairajah, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 286-4477
- Address: 450 Royal Oak Dr. NW
- Website: www.rovc.ca
South Calgary Chinese Evangelical Free Church (Evangelical Free Church)
- Conversation Monday mornings. Solo para Mujeres.
- Contact: email@example.com, (403) 243-2770
- Address: 340 39 Ave. SE
- Website: www.sccefc.ca
South Calgary Community Church (Baptist/Evangelical)
- General ESL: Mon & Wed 6-8 pm, Tues & Thurs 9:30-11:30 am,
Tues & Thurs 6-8 pm
- Intermediate Grammar: Mon & Wed 1:00-2:30 pm
- Contact: Luisa Cisterna, Luisa@southcalgary.org, (403) 281-6755
- Address: 2900 Cedarbrae Drive SW
- Website: www.southcalgary.org
Southwood United Church (United Church of Canada)
- Free conversational ESL classes. Monday evenings from 7:00-8:30 pm. Starts September 20, 2010.
- Contact: Judy McKearney, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com (403) 251-7382
- Address: 10690 Elbow Drive SW
- Website: http://southwoodchurch.ca
St. Luke's Catholic Church (Roman Catholic)
- Conversation class Monday mornings. Retired teachers.
- Contact: Margaret Heinen, Margaret.Dewald@stlukeschurch.ca, (403) 282-9488
- Address: 1566 Northmount Dr. NW
- Website: www.stlukeschurch.ca
St. Michael Catholic Community (Roman Catholic)
- Conversation group Fridays at 10:00 am.
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 249-0423
- Address: 4716 Worcester Dr. SW
- Website: www.sntmichael.com
Valleyview Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian)
- Women's conversation group. Cost is $100 for 10 weeks. Small groups, family social included.
- Contact: Leslie, email@example.com, (403) 554-8730
- Address: 7655 - 26th Avenue SW
- Website: www.valleyviewpc.net
Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church (Presbyterian)
- Saturday mornings 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.
- Contact: Joan Stellmach, firstname.lastname@example.org, (403) 288-7754
- Address: 4612 Varsity Dr. NW
- Website: www.vapc.ca
Westview Baptist Church (Canadian Baptists of Western Canada)
- ESL conversation group (English corner) Thursday evenings, 7 - 8:30pm.
- Contact: Michele Wiens, email@example.com, (403) 247-3676
- Address: 1313 Ranchlands Way NW
- Website: www.westviewbaptistchurch.ca