English as a Second Language

First Baptist Prattville offers many opportunities for non-English speaking students to practice English! Below are a list of options. If you have questions, please contact Larry Jenkins. 

ESL Sunday School | Sundays, 9:30-10:45 AM | Room 201

ESL Sunday School is a Bible study class taught at an ESL level. Students will practice vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and conversation. There will be activities for children of all ages at the same time as this class. After Sunday School, join the 11:00 a.m. worship where you will have another opportunity for listening practice. 

About the United States | Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30 AM | AE Hallway, Room 100

This class introduces students to American culture, history and government. It is designed to be an introduction to local customs, holidays and geography, as well as prepare for citizenship interviews when appropriate. 

Learn English Through the Bible | Wednesdays, 10:30-11:30 AM | AE Hallway, Room 100

Using the Bible as a textbook, students will learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and practice conversational skills. 

ESL Book Club | Wednesdays, 6:00-7:00 PM | Library

An English novel will be divided into sections to be read over the course of several months. Students will discuss one or two chapters each week, along with new vocabulary and pronunciation. During Book Club, there are activities for children from 5:45-7:15 p.m. through the Midweek programming. 

English Classes by Levels | Thursdays, 9:30-11:30 AM and 6:30-8:00 PM | Fellowship Hall

Students are divided into classes by level. Classes are typically no larger than 15 students. The focus of the classes are conversational English. Additional activities throughout the year are also available such as craft days, family parties and field trips. 

ESL Registration

Classes are always free. We ask for a $30 yearly donation to help cover the cost of materials. Childcare is provided for Wednesday and Thursday classes upon registration. Register below!

ESL Registration