2019 Winter/Spring English Classes

 We serve all international students and scholars in the Twin Cities.

We will post our Winter/Spring Calendar of Classes soon. We can teach you to speak English better
in classes or conversation groupings. Find a class near you at one of four near-campus locations.

The Sunday activities continue through the Break.
English Classes start back after winter break on Jan 22 and go until May 15.
Our next Conversation Partners is on January 12.


English 2- Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

Class held at the CXI House

Classes to help students learn both English and gain knowledge of Western Culture.

In this class you will: 

  • review grammar and increase vocabulary

  • improve your listening and speaking through discussion and conversation

  • learn from native speakers

Acrylic Painting

Most Mondays from 1-4 pm  

Class held at the CXI House

Painting and crafts classes offer a chance for students to practice their language skills

Debbie teaches painting techniques and is skilled in many kinds of crafts. Creating art is a wonderful way to relax from the stresses of living in another culture. One of the joys of Debbie's painting class is that no experience is needed! 

Supply Fee:
$1  per class
$7 for the semester



English Conversation - All Levels  

English classes offered at various levels: Chinese Students

The Conversation Partner events will help internationals practice different levels of practical everyday English by speaking with a friendly person whose first language is English.  

  • 2nd and 4th Saturdays: January 12, 26, Feb. 9, 23, March 9, 23, April 13, 27, May 11, 2019, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at SVC Commons

  • Any Level: Sundays, Informal Lunch after Worship Service, Stadium Village Church, Most Sundays at 12:30 pm.

Basic English - Life in the Twin Cities

Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm  

Class held at the Hospitality Center for Chinese

TOEFL preparation classes offered periodically

This is a very basic class for those who have little to no English abilities. Debbie will be teaching it. Your visiting parents would love this class! Starts January 24, 2019.

True Beginner

Click Here if you are interested


Quilting  Class

1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays of the Month from 10 am to 1 pm

Classes held at Stadium Village Church

English learners also take part in cooking classes, where they get to practice their English in real-time.

Quilting Class meets in The Commons of Stadium Village Church (down the stairs). In these classes you will:

  • learn and practice simple sewing skills

  • share your own ideas

  • finish each class by eating lunch together and hearing a Bible message


This class is in English, Japanese, and Mandarin. 

Stadium Village Church (501 SE Oak St, Minneapolis, MN 55414)

 Do any of these look interesting to you? Check out our Calendar for more information!