ESL Classes

For new speakers of English, we have opportunities to learn and gain confidence in using English to communicate in meaningful ways with those around you.

Autumn Sessions

September – December

Winter Sessions

January – June

“Conversation Club helps new Canadians adapt to Canadian culture. It also builds relationships between residents and new residents based on lessons from everyday topics.”

Our next session of classes will be this autumn. Details forthcoming.

All Levels

Free Conversation Class

Starting Monday, January 8th

January 8 – June 3, 2024 (Excluding Holiday Mondays)
Mondays, 7:00–9:00 pm

Mondays In-Person

Bow Valley Christian Church | Multi-purpose Room

This class is for new speakers of English, ages 15 and up. All levels are welcome. You must be able to understand basic instructions and take part in a simple conversation. Come and practice your English speaking and listening skills in a relaxed setting with native English speakers, using a wide range of conversation topics about Canadian culture. Come, have fun, and make new friends.

This drop-in class meets weekly on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm, beginning on Monday, September 18 in the multipurpose room of Bow Valley Christian Church. This class is free, but small donations are welcome to cover materials.

Intermediate-Advanced Level

The Chosen • Season Two

Class Full

Fall 2024 - Registrations TBA
Tuesdays, 7:00–9:30 pm

Bow Valley Christian Church | Multi-Purpose Room

The Chosen Season Two — for intermediate and advanced levels of English: If you enjoy exploring history and culture, this course will engage your senses. Journey to Galilee in the first century and experience history and culture come to life in the acclaimed video series, The Chosen. Put yourself in the picture as you discuss the history, culture and faith of everyday people just like you. With emphasis on vocabulary, listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, you will engage in person with native English speakers.

Workbook included.

The Class will meet weekly on Tuesday evenings, for 17 weeks, beginning on October 3 and ending on January 30, 2024. (no class on December 26 and January 2). The class will meet at Bow Valley Christian church in the Multi-Purpose Room from 7:00–9:30 pm.

ESL Bible Study

Starting February 14th

February 14, 2024 - May 29, 2024
Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30 pm

Wednesdays In-Person

Bow Valley Christian Church | Classroom 2

Is there a God? What is God’s plan? How does the Old Testament relate to the New Testament? Who is Jesus? Why did He come to earth? What does this all mean for our lives?

Come and join us as we begin a new study exploring the history and structure of the New Testament, the life of Jesus, the establishment of the new church, and ten basic doctrines of the Bible. This class is suitable for English levels from Lower Intermediate and above. We will address vocabulary, reading, speaking, and listening skills. We will discuss how we can apply what we learn to our everyday lives in today’s culture.

Beginning on February 14th, and going to May 29, 2024. This FREE class will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, at Bow Valley Christian Church, downstairs in classroom 2.

Easy-to-read English Bibles will be provided. If you have a Bible in your native language, that would be helpful to your understanding, but not necessary.