Due to the ongoing Corona Virus situation, ESL will not be meeting in person this fall. Classes from the interrupted Spring 2020 semester will resume being ONLINE for UPPER LEVELS ONLY. (Morning: Levels 2-5; Evening: Levels 3-5) No new students will be accepted for the fall semester.


English as a Second Language teaches adult students how to read, write and communicate in the English language. All nationalities are welcome. Childcare is provided with prior registration for the evening sessions. Space is limited.


Morning ESL Director: Patricia Franck - patti2foru@gmail.com

Evening ESL Director: Nannette Litz - c_nlitz@cox.net

Student Information

Morning Classes – Thursday, January 9, 2020 – 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Evening Classes – Thursday, January 9, 2020 – 7:00 – 9:00 PM

**Returning students may register by following this link: https://mycumc.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/193/responses/new**

Classes Begin
Morning Classes – Thursday, January 16, 2020 – 9:30 – 11:30 AM
Evening Classes – Thursday, January 16, 2020 – 7:00 – 9:00 PM**

**Childcare available for evening classes**

Classes End
Thursday, April 2, 2020

The ESL program at CUMC usually follows FCPS. Please check the home page of this website for cancellations due to inclement weather.

Registration Fee: $35 (payable at registration)

Volunteering with ESL

There are many opportunities to be involved in the ESL ministry:

  • - Registration – Help with registration approximately two weeks prior to the start of class.
  • - Opportunities to assist include signing in the students, helping students fill out registration forms, monitor testing, grading tests.
  • - Teach a class. Teachers commit to teaching one two hour class once a week, either on a Tuesday or Thursday for the 11 week session.
  • - Assist in a classroom once a week, either on Tuesday or Thursday, for the 12 week session.
  • - Hospitality – There is a break time each day when the student break for a light snack and time of fellowship. Those helping with hospitality prepare the snack table for the break and clean up following the break. The students provide the snacks.
  • - Assist the Coordinator – the morning and evening ESL coordinators maintain attendance records, answer questions of the students and do a variety of administrative jobs. The assistance helps the coordinator with such responsibilities.