Resources for Adults Learning English

Local Classes

DeSoto County

Goodman Oaks Church of Christ 

English for Spanish Speakers 

Wednesday Nights 6:45-7:45 

Contact Nick Eddlemon 


First Baptist Church Olive Branch

9155 Highland Street, Olive Branch, MS  38654

Monday Nights 6:00-7:00



Iglesia Gracia Internacional 

111 East Commerce Street; Hernando, MS

(On the grounds of the DeSoto County Museum)

Every Wednesday at 6 PM

662-404-0710       662-404-5710


English Class for West Africans  


Classes meet on Zoom 


Sundays 6:00Wednesdays – Beginners - 9:30 Intermediate - 10:30 


Contact Wayne Denny at 563-513-4227. 



Christ the King Catholic Church 


785 Church Road West; Southaven, MS 38671 


Offering classes on Mondays, 7:30-8:30 pm. 


Memphis Area

Shelby Literacy Center

(901) 854-0288

167 Washington Street, Collierville, TN


Germantown Baptist 

Adults-only classes meet on Wednesday night and Friday morning.  For more information, they can contact David Brooks at or 901-209-1169.  



Collierville Literacy Council 


Literacy MidSouth 


Offering small group lessons. One-time $10 fee. 


Contact - Call 901-327-6000 to make an intake appointment 


Memphis Muslims 


Cost: $50/month 


1065 Stratford Road; Memphis, TN 38122 




Las Americas at Mid-South Christian College 
3097 Knight Rd. 
Memphis, TN 38118 

Las Americas at La Guadalupana Shopping Center 
4818 Summer Ave. 
Memphis, TN 38112 


Su Casa Memphis 





Connect Language Center 
5340 Quince Road 
Memphis, TN 38119 

Cost is $435 for 10 weeks 

Learn English Online

USA Hello

Offers free English courses in several languages.


Duolingo records when you speak to help you with pronunciation.


This app uses real videos to help you learn from actual native speakers. You can watch different topics.

BBC Learning English

Short courses and videos to help you gain new listening skills.

Breaking News English

Listening and worksheets for different levels of ESL speakers based on current events.


Interactive courses with a world-wide language learning community.


Did you know that over 90% of the population uses emojis in communication?


Learn English with emojis!

English for Everyone

This website has worksheets and quizzes you can use to practice your English.

English Page

This website offers free online lessons and resources, with lots of exercises of different grammar topics.

Exam English

Many different free practice tests (such as the TOEFL) to help prepare you for English language tests for school or the workplace.

Fun Easy English

Has many different ESL resources, including over 2000 English conversation videos you can watch.

Learnship GlobalEnglish

Learnship GlobalEnglish has online courses to help you learn English that you can use at work or in daily life. Please email us to sign up for free classes.


A website that corrects people’s mistakes, with apps you can download to check your writing. There is also a handbook on their website offering clear explanations about grammar, punctuation and other topics.


Helps you learn to write in English with help from a native speaker.

Project Clair

An online language tutoring platform that offers one-on-one tutoring sessions free of cost for refugees and immigrants. 

Purdue ESL Lab

Grammar and Pronunciation Tips.

USA Learns

USA Learns has three free English courses to help you learn beginning and intermediate English.

VOA Learning English

Listen to the news in slow English to check your comprehension skills.