In addition to classes CXI offers many other opportunities for students to learn English and culture.

Free English Classes*

Click schedule to find out when each class is offered.


4 Levels of English Classes - Beginning, Intermediate, Intermediate/Advanced, & Advanced. 

Pronunciation Courses - available for any level.

Conversational English - American Idioms and Humor, Discuss " Living in MN".

TOEFL Skills Seminar -practice academic skills needed for TOEFL and the university classroom

Special Classes - Current News & Views, English through Film; Bible Stories & Discussion

Cooking & Crafts - there are painting and crafting classes, as well as monthly cooking classes (with a small class fee of $3 for ingredients)

*Registration fees are $25 for the year, or $15 per semester, Some classes have class or materials fees. Students may take as many classes as they choose for no extra charge. 


Cultural Events

Click Upcoming Events for information on current events offered.

Fun Nights - Fun-Nights with Stadium Village Church. This is an opportunity to develop friendships, practice English, and learn about different topics.

English Tea - Our spring celebration is a traditional English (British) Tea - including china place settings and tasty treats 

Outings & Museum Trips - All year long there are various opportunities to explore the Twin Cities.  Check the Events tab for upcoming dates.*

Special Events - We always like to keep CXI students informed about special events for internationals; whether that is a play, retreat, or picnic . . .

Additional Services

Conversation Partners -  practice English one-to-one.

Friendship Partners - make an American friend. 

Host Families - meet an American family.

Holiday Meals -  experience American holiday traditions.