We would be glad to read the Bible with you in a one-on-one setting.  That way, you can learn the Bible at a speed and level that are suitable to you.

You can tell us some times you are available on the registration form.  Many of our teachers are volunteers.  We will do our best to find a teacher that can meet you when you are available.


The class is on Tuesdays, 12:30-3:30pm, and will start Tuesday, August 24, 2021.  You are welcome to join anytime.

This is a free class for international students, scholars and their family members who have a basic understanding of English and who are looking for an opportunity to practice and improve.

Your teachers are:  Geri Briggs, Sarah Menefee, Betsy Ayers and Mary Hargitt, Jessica Berger, Sally Kaufman, and Kim Lumkes.

English Corner at Crosswalk Commons offers a range of activities to help you improve your English: 

Pronunciation and Dictation Class (12:30-1:30) 

activities and exercises to learn and practice English rhythm and pronunciation 

Listening and Comprehension Skills Class (1:30-2:-30)

practice with listening and reading; done in large and small group settings using selected stories from the Bible as literature

Idioms, Culture, and Conversation Class (2:30-3:30)

presentation of idioms and cultural topics. Conversation is practiced in small group discussions, activities and games 

The class is at Crosswalk Commons (925 Hilltop Drive) at the northwest part of campus. When classes are in session, City Bus 15 - Tower Acres - has a stop near the location.

English Corner at Crosswalk is a place where you will find…other people just like you…people who are living in a new country, speaking a new language, experiencing new things.

English Corner at Crosswalk is a place where you will find… a warm, friendly and patient atmosphere in which to work on your English skills.

English Corner at Crosswalk is a place where you will find…friends.

Here are some comments from former students:

 "Joining this class is very interesting and helpful.  It helps us meeting more international friends, knowing real Americans' culture and to improve our English skills."

                     ---- A student from Taiwan

"…they don't only provide a fun and interesting class to improve our English level, but also a warm family for students who are far away from their hometown…" 
                      ---- A student from China

If you would like to know more about the Tuesday Afternoon English Corner at Crosswalk, e-mail Geri at

Fill out the form below to register.


The class is on Thursdays, 1-3pm, and will start on September 9, 2021. 

This course uses the Bible text to teach vocabulary, listening comprehension, and pronunciation.  Lee Hargitt, Joel Kauffman, and Dana Gottfried will be your teachers for this class. 

The class is at Crosswalk Commons (925 Hilltop Drive) at the northwest part of campus.  City Bus 15 - Tower Acres - has a stop near the location.

Fill out the form below to register.