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ESL CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY

  • Learn English at your local library (registration required)
    These classes are offered in partnership with Nashville Adult Literacy Council. Visit NashvilleLiteracy.org for more information.

    • Where: Various Locations
    • When: Call for dates / times
    • Registration is required. Call 615-298-8060 to register.
  • Adult Education for Non-English Background (registration required)
    Study for your high school diploma while increasing your English language skills. This class is offered in partnership with Workforce Essentials.

    • Where: Various Locations
    • When: Call for dates / times
    • Registration is required. Please call 800-826-3177 to register.
  • Citizenship Class with Nashville Adult Literacy Council (registration required)
    Study for the citizenship test at your local library. Review the 100 questions, improve your English, reading and writing skills, and learn about the interview process. Students who complete the class will also get free filing of the N-400. Classes offered in partnership with Nashville Adult Literacy Council. 

    • Where: Various Locations
    • When: Call for dates / times
    • Registration is required. Call 615-298-8060 to register.

ADULT ENGLISH CLASSES-FREE (updated 12/2015)

  • Antioch Church of Christ (nights)
    Mondays & Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m.
    2142 Antioch Pike
    615-834-3063
  • Arabic Baptist Church
    Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m.
    308 East Thompson Lane
  • Brook Hollow Baptist Church (Sunday morning)
    678 Brookhollow Rd
    615-352-1295
  • Christ Presbyterian Church
    Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. & 1:00-2:30 p.m.
    7116 Crossroads Boulevard
    Brentwood, TN
    615-635-2543
  • Crieve Hall Church of Christ (Sundays, 4-5:30 p.m.)
    480 Hogan Road
    615-781-0086
  • ESL to Go (days/nights, refugees only)
    various apartment complexes
    615-741-7579 ext. 114
  • First Church Nashville
    Saturdays 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    7512 Charlotte Pike
  • First Church of the Nazarene
    Mondays at 5:30 p.m.
    510 Woodland St.
    615-255-1289
  • First United Pentecostal Church (Saturday afternoon)
    7512 Charlotte Pike
  • Haywood Hills Baptist Church
    Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
    255 Haywood Lane
    615-832-6909
  • The Institute for Educational Volunteer Programs
    Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    4811 Lebanon Pike Suite 105. Hermitage
  • Nashville Adult Literacy Council – Various locations (days/nights)
    615-298-8060
    info@nashvilleliteracy.org
  • Maranatha Assemblies of God
    Monday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
    606 Wade Circle, Goodlettsville
  • NICE (multiple locations and times)
    Free childcare provided at every location.
    615-315-9681
  • Park Avenue Baptist Church
    Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
    4300 Park Ave.
    615-428-2330
  • Parkway Baptist Church (Wednesday nights)
    505 Cunniff Parkway, Goodlettsville
    615-989-1635
    esl@parkwaybc.net
  • Salvation Army
    Tuesdays, 5:45 – 7:30 p.m. at 525 Paragon Mills Road
    Mondays and Wendesdays, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at 425 Neely’s Bend Road
    Brynna Horswell at 615-242-0411 ext. 223
  • St. Pishoy Coptic Church
    Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Mondays and Tuesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    3813 Hamilton Church Rd. Antioch
  • Thrift Smart
    Tuesdays, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
    4890 Nolensville Rd.
    615-268-7272
  • Una Esperanza Viva
    Mondays, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    2417 Nolensville Pike

ADULT ENGLISH CLASSES – WITH COST

  • Antioch English Classes (days)
    Hamilton United Methodist Church
    3105 Hamilton Church Rd.
    615-719-9181
  • Belmont International English
    Mornings; $35/academic year
    2007 Acklen Ave
    615-352-3191
  • Belmont United Methodist Church
    Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    2007 Acklen Ave
    615-383-0832
  • The Branch of Nashville
    Day/Night; $10/semester
    2620 Una Antioch Pike
    thebranchofnashville@gmail.com>
  • Casa de la Cultura Latino Americana
    Monday Nights
    5252 Hickory Hollow Pkwy
    615-731-1095
  • Conexion Americas
    Days/Nights; $15 for 3 months
    Nolensville Pike
    615-320-5152
  • International English Institute
    $600 for 7 weeks
    Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    640 Spence Lane, #21
    615-327-1715
  • Learning Link Education Center
    $85 per month
    Monday – Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
    325 Plus Park Blvd, #109
    615-327-1715
  • Progreso Community Center
    Days/Nights
    4916 B Nolensville Pk.
    615-365-9002
  • Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (2 locations)
    Monday, Thursday, Saturday; $160 for 6 weeks
    Hispanic Family Foundation, 3927 Nolensville Pike
    Metro Center, 220 French Landing Dr.
    615-741-7579

ADULT ENGLISH CLASSES FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS/PERSONNEL

ADULT ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUPS

  • American Conversation Partners (Mondays)
    68 Music Square E.
    Contact Blayne Hall, blayne.hall@gmail.com
  • English Conversation Group for International Women (Fridays)
    Contact Helene Vaughn, vaughnhelene@gmail.com
  • Hillsboro Church of Christ (Friend Speak)
    Wednesdays, 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.
    5800 Hillsboro Road
    Contact Kira Fleshman, 615-517-7718 or friendspeak@hillsboro.org
  • West End Church of Christ (Friend Speak
    Wednesday evenings
    3534 West End Avenue
    friendspeak.tripod.com
    Contact Marcia Stewart, stewartmc@lipscomb.edu