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Class Schedule to Learn English

En la ciudad de Chattanooga se ofrecen clases de ingles en varios lugares e iglesias.
Aquí es el horario de unas de las clases y la información para inscribir en ellas.

Classes vary in level of study. There is constant enrollment.
Most classes run from September through May.

Underscored classes are funded by the Hamilton County Baptist Association.

Sunday (domingo)

New City -- East Lake
2903 E 37th Street

New City Fellowship Church
2424 East 3rd Street -- Wing

Crosspath at East Ridge
4201 Ringgold Road

 


4:00 - 5:30 PM

4:00 - 6:00 PM


5:30 - 7:00 PM
 

Eunice Mendoza
468-4499

Lindsey Hackman
629-1421


Mary Jane Walker
624-2421

 

Monday (lunes)

Brainerd Baptist Church
300 Brookfield Avenue

 

Grace Baptist Church
Shallowford & Jenkins Road

9:30 - 11:30 AM
 


7:00 PM

Mickey Trevathan
931-808-0482
Church 624-2606

Lynda Shenefield 238-6764
Alicia Snyder 344-3476

Tuesday (martes)

The Public Library (biblioteca)
Broad & 10th Street

Collegedale SDA Church
4829 College Drive East

4:30 - 6:00 PM


7:00 - 8:30 PM
 

Betsy Chesney
757-5310

Lisa Hyder
653-7787

Wednesday (miércoles)

Concord Baptist Church
7025 E. Brainerd Rd.

Birchwood Baptist Church
5436 Highway 60, Birchwood

Brainerd Baptist Church
300 Brookfield Avenue

9:30 - 11:30 AM
(classes ended)

6:30-8:00 PM

(Classes ended)

6:00 - 7:30 PM
(classes ended)

Liz Ford
892-2795

Charles Murray
961-2969


Carlos Betancourt
624-2606

Thursday (jueves)

First Baptist Church
401 Gateway Avenue


Building Stable Lives Trailer
Dodds Avenue & 37th Street

  The Public Library (biblioteca)
Broad & 10th Street

9:30  - 11:30 AM
(class ends 5/22)

5:30 - 7:00 PM
(Ongoing during summer)
 

4:30 - 6:00 PM

Brenda H Myers
423 886-1670

Jessi Scarborough
423 867-9784


Betsy Chesney
757-5310

Saturday (sábado)

First Baptist Church, Chattanooga
Gateway Avenue & Sixth Street

4:00-6:00 PM
(classes ended)
Diann Siler/Katsy Bruner
423 266-0676

 

Would YOU like to learn how to teach English as a Second Language or Tutor Children & Youth? Our next classes are August 15, 16, and 23, 2014. The Friday night class is 5 - 8 PM while the Saturday classes are from 9 AM - 3 PM. Call 267-3794 for more information or to sign up. You'll be glad you did!

 

How I Got Involved in ESL by Edie Barry (1948 - 2013)

When I was in GA’s, a mission organization for girls, I fell in love with foreign missions. I thought perhaps God had a plan for me on a foreign field. I took Spanish in high school and college in case I went to a Spanish-speaking country. The closest I came to a “foreign missionary” as I had envisioned it was to work in VBS one summer in Texas and Mexico.

Instead of pursuing missions, I chose to teach school. After a year and a half of teaching, I married David, and we moved around the country for five years. When we lived in Amarillo, Texas, I had my first, but very brief experience with the ministry of teaching English to internationals.

When we moved to Ooltewah, I wanted to put down spiritual roots and do something to make a difference in the name of Christ. For a few years I was very involved in the mission organization of the church and association. Then I had heard about the Conversational English program at East Ridge Baptist Church and the training the Hamilton County Baptist Association provides for volunteers. When I sat in on one class to observe, I knew that’s what I wanted to do. I started fifteen years ago with the new center at Concord Baptist Church. Helping people from all over the world to be more functional in our language has been an extremely rewarding ministry.

In 1992, I was offered a part-time position teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) at Chattanooga State under the Adult Basic Education program. This was a stretch for me, but now I see it as a spiritual marker to another level. After four years, I was offered a full time position in ESL, K-12. This was a major stretch. The job is inherently very challenging. It required certification, which meant I had to go back to school.

I work with Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists, as well as Christians. I have been able to present the significance of Christmas and Easter as elements of American culture. I try to share my faith when I have appropriate opportunity. Just before school was out this year, I gave my high school class an assignment which required them to show who they are by telling about five things they brought to class in a bag. During her presentation, an Indian Hindu girl pulled out of her bag a picture of her god. She expressed her love and devotion to him. Up to this time I felt a kinship with foreign missionaries, but that day I was overwhelmed with the field before my very eyes. God had brought the foreign fields to me, not just one, but many!

 

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If teaching is not your thing...you still can help us! 

Prayer Support- for more helpers, teachers and students,for those who need jobs, for those who study to become citizens, learn to drive, etc.

Pray for more volunteers to help by acting as greeter or secretary for the classes ,...to keep the nursery for children of the students. Volunteers to provide refreshments or monthly birthday cakes to any of the centers. Funding from those who donate money for Bibles and the Life of Jesus VCR/DVD to be purchased in the languages of the students.

Gifts for Students- you can provide or make angels, pocket crosses, or any craft item to present to students at holidays or end of the year times. Donate left over plastic canvas or yarns that volunteers use for those making gifts. Contact Becky Witt at hcba@baptistassociation.com

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