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Teacher Link Meetings

All ESLIM teachers are invited to join us for informal online chat sessions on Sunday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. These sessions are intended to be an opportunity to meet and interact with others who share your mission to help our students improve their English. We can exchange ideas, do some problem-solving, and offer […]

Save the Date

    ESLIM has scheduled our winter/spring teacher training sessions to be presented by Rob Simmons. The session for new teachers, to include those who were not able to attend in the fall, will be held at Christ Lutheran Church from 9:00AM to noon on Saturday, January 20.  Returning teachers will be invited to join […]

2023 Fall Training Dates Announced

We invite volunteers from our member programs to join us in our teacher training sessions on Saturday, September 9, and Sunday, September 10. The Saturday session, designed to help new teachers gain the confidence needed to succeed in the classroom, will be held in-person at Centreville UMC from 9:00 AM to noon. The Sunday afternoon […]

Volunteers Urgently Needed

ESL instructors and assistants are needed in various locations for the upcoming fall semester. An educational background is not required, and training and materials are provided. Your commitment of one evening or morning a week can make a big difference in the lives of others. Please answer the questions you will find in the “Volunteer” […]

Free Online US Citizenship Preparation Classes

Lord of Life Lutheran Church will be offering free online US citizenship test preparation classes to permanent residents who are eligible for US citizenship. It is advised that students who register for this class should have at least a high beginner level of English. These classes will meet via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from […]

Volunteers Needed

Several of our locations are in urgent need of volunteers. You do not have to have a teaching background to volunteer with us; materials and free training are provided.Please contact us at for more information.

Save the Date

  Our training for new teachers is scheduled to take place at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Fairfax on Saturday, January 7, 2023.  The session, led by Rob Simmons, begins at 9:00 am and will end at noon.  All new teachers and those who were not able to attend the fall training are welcome […]

ESLIM Welcomes Three New Churches

ESLIM has grown! We are pleased to welcome three very established programs, each with decades of experience offering English classes: Reston Bible Church, McLean Presbyterian Church, and McLean Baptist Church. Welcome!

Save the Date!

Our fall training sessions for new teachers have been scheduled for Saturday, September 10, 2022. The three-hour morning session to be held at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Alexandria, will focus on topics relevant to new in-person teachers, while the afternoon session will be presented via Zoom to teachers new to teaching online classes. The […]

Summer Conversation Classes

Starting April 2, 2022, free casual conversation classes will be offered at St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, 8617 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA. These classes are in-person and will be held on Saturday mornings from 10 AM to Noon. To register, please fill out the registration form or contact Trung Trinh at 408-218-2985 for […]