English as a Second Language

Mission Statement:  

We were created to be in faithful relationship with God and in loving community with each other. Since communication and language are essential to living in community, the English as a Second Language ministry at First United Methodist Church McKinney will promote, encourage, and nurture listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English.

Program Information:

Free English as a Second Language classes for adults

  • Student minimum age: 18 years old
  • Four class levels:
    • Level 1 (Beginner)
          • Students with little or no knowledge and use of the English language
    • Level 2 (High Beginner)
          • Students with some knowledge and use of the English language, but limited listening, speaking, and reading skills
    • Level 3 (Intermediate)
          • Students with a working knowledge and use of listening, speaking, and reading skills, but limited writing skills in English
    • Level 4 (High Intermediate)
          • Students with a strong knowledge and use of listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English
  • Completion of each level requires two semesters of study
      • Fall Semester – Mid August to Early December
      • Spring Semester – Mid January to Mid May
  • Classes meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00
      • Additional optional online sessions are available
  • Classes meet upstairs at First United Methodist Church of McKinney
      • 315 N. Church St, McKinney, 75069
  • Free childcare is provided for infants through age 10
  • Cost of Student Book and Workbook: $20. Click on this link to make your payment

Contact Information:

Ed Volfe

Email: EdVolfe@sharingtheheart.org 

Telephone: 972-562-8556 church or 469-408-6682 call, text, whatsapp