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, September 18

September 18 – December 11
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

Starting October 3, 2023

October 3, 2023 – January 30, 2024.
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.

Register at: [email protected]
Registration deadline is September 26, 2023

Limited space available.

ESL Bible Study


October 4, 2023
Wednesdays, 7:00–8:30 pm

In-person at Bow Valley Christian Church

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 greatest book ever written. 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 October 4, this FREE class will meet weekly on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, at Bow Valley Christian Church in the multipurpose room.

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.