ESL Classes

Free classes for English language learners.

Our program is administered in partnership with Begin Anew of Middle Tennessee, one of Brentwood Baptist Church's ministry partners.  For more information please visit our website at

  • Our MIssion

    • Teach English with excellence
    • Present Biblical truth with respectful transparency
    • Pray for and with the students with confidence
    • Show the love of Christ with compassion and sincerity
    • Attempt to build long-term relationships in Jesus' name
  • Next Session

    Our Fall semester will end on Thursday, December 7th.  The class is open to anyone who would like to learn English.  All classes meet in the Educational Building, 2nd floor.

    Class Times

    Basic Class

    Monday evening 6:00 – 8:00pm
    Beginning Monday, September 11th.
    Wednesday morning  10:00 – 12:00pm 
    Beginning Wednesday, September 6th.
    The basic class is open to both men and women.

    Intermediate Class

    Monday AND Thursday Evenings 6:00 – 8:00pm
    Beginning on Thursday, September 7th.
    Students must attend both nights each week.
    Wednesday morning  10:00 – 12:00pm
    Beginning Wednesday, September 6th.
    The Intermediate Class is open to both men and women.

    Advanced Class

    Monday AND Thursday Evenings 6:00 – 8:00pm   
    This class is for women only.  Students must attend both nights each week.
    This class will begin on Thursday, September 7th.

    HiSet Tutoring Sessions (GED)

    Monday AND Thursday Evenings  6:00 – 8:00pm
    This class is for women only - Students must attend both nights each week. 
    Tutoring sessions will begin Thursday, September 7th.

    Childcare for ages birth to 6th grade is provided for students and volunteers during class time.

    Those interested in attending, teaching, or assisting in this ministry should contact Charlotte Hanson, the Woodbine Begin Anew director, at 615-504-2885 or email