Welcome!

Better English on 6th is not currently meeting, but check out other free ESL classes through our community partners.

 

Better English in Tacoma – Free English Conversation & Friendship

ESL @ The Station (Mondays, 9:45am-12pm) – Improve your conversational English skills and confidence by discussing the lesson of the day with tutors & other English learners.
SUMMER PLAN: From the end of May to the beginning of September, we will be on summer break from our regular classes, but will have weekly field trips, walks in the park, and other fun activities. Email us for the summer schedule and ask to join our weekly email updates.
Sunset Bible Church, 7909 40th St W, University Place
Contact:
Karen karen@sunsetbible.com

Talk Time (Saturdays, 10-11am) – Discuss the day’s topic with tutors & friends in small groups. (In person & on Zoom)
First Baptist Church, 2844 Mountain Ave W, University Place
Contact:
Karen karen@sunsetbible.com

English with Friends (Mondays, 7-8pm) – Discuss the day’s topic with tutors & friends in small groups.
SUMMER BREAK: Last class is June 13th; then we will be on summer break.
Lake City Community Church, 8810 Lawndale Ave SW, Lakewood
Contact: Allison englishwithfriendsLC3@gmail.com

Virtual Talk Time (Tuesdays, 10-11am) – Discuss the day’s topic with tutors & friends in small groups. For the Zoom link, email Maureen (MRicksWildish@piercecountylibrary.org) at the UP Library.

Virtual Friendship ESL Class (Wednesdays, 9-10am) – Discuss the day’s topic with tutors & friends in small groups.
SUMMER BREAK: Last class is June 15th; then we will be on summer break.
For the Zoom link, email Marion at UPPC.org (davemannie@comcast.net).

Virtual Talk Time (Thursdays, 6-7pm) – Discuss the day’s topic with tutors & friends in small groups. For the Zoom link, email Maureen (MRicksWildish@piercecountylibrary.org) at the UP Library.

Conversation Partner (1 hour/once a week) – Meet with a tutor once a week (in person or online) to help you practice English conversation.  Contact: Susan susanslife@msn.com to be matched with a partner.

Discovery Bible Study (1 hour/once a week) – Meet with a tutor once a week to read through the Bible together in English. Work on pronunciation/vocabulary/reading comprehension, discuss what the Bible says about God and people, and apply what you’re learning. Contact: Linda lindalefevre83@gmail.com for an application and details.

Cooking Club (once a month) – Meet with a small group and take turns making a dish from your country/region. Contact: Linda lindalefevre83@gmail.com for an application and details.

YouTube Channel (Better English in Tacoma) – Check out different playlists of videos designed to help you practice your pronunciation, listening skills, reading skills, reading comprehension, and American idioms. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbtx7EPpnCkJ3ELIVRuWcdg

 

Questions about Better English in Tacoma? Contact karen@sunsetbible.com

 

$25 Classes – In addition to FREE opportunities, Pierce College & Tacoma Community College are offering formal ESL classes for only $25/term.

Pierce College:

  • Online or hybrid (2 days online, 2 days in person at a local site)
  • Weekday mornings or evenings
  • 4 levels to choose from
  • Free childcare provided

For more information on these classes or jobs with Pierce College, contact Ann (AHayes-garcia@pierce.ctc.edu).

Tacoma Community College:

For more information call:  253.566.5144 or email:  basicskills@tacomacc.edu