Free ESL Classes for South Orange County, CA

We offer free ESL English classes at each of these locations on the days and times shown here. At some locations no appointment is necessary, but it is best to call or send an e-mail to the person whose name appears below before you come. Click on the street address to see the location on a map.

Please complete this registration form and bring it with you when you come: Student Registration Request Form

2018 Winter Class Schedule


Aliso Viejo

Grace Hills Church
24521 Moulton Parkway
Thursdays 10:00 am-Noon
Jeanne Williams:
(949) 433-5503

Costa Mesa

St. Joachim Church Rectory
1943 Orange Avenue (Annex A)
Mondays 7:00-8:30 pm
Concepcion O'Leary: (714) 898-7463
Limited space; please call first.

St. Joachim Catholic Church
1964 Orange Avenue (School Room 4)
Thursdays 7:00-8:30 pm
John Gleason:
(949) 981-3867
Please call first.

Dana Point

Dana Point Library
33841 Niguel RoadMondays 1:00-3:00
Fridays 11:00-1:00 and 1:00-3:00
Sandy Williams:
Ellen Dovey: (949) 481-4488

Foothill Ranch

Foothill Ranch Library
27002 Cabriole
Mondays between 12:00 and 3:00 pm
Wednesdays between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm
Mario Soria:

Huntington Beach

Calvary Baptist Church
8281 Garfield Avenue
Wednesdays & Saturdays 9:00-11:00 am
Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels: Vocabulary and Conversation
Paul Walker:
(714) 791-6746

Laguna Niguel

Mission Lutheran Church
24360 Yosemite Road
Wednesdays 10:00-11:30 am: space available in beginner class only
Please pre-register with Virginia Boureston at
(949) 495-1735

Laguna Woods

Geneva Presbyterian Church
24301 El. Toro Road
Wednesdays 1:15-3:00 pm
Susan Collins:



Heritage Park Regional Library
14361 Yale Avenue
Classes on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
Contact Linda Ito at
to ask about class levels and class times

The Meadows
14851 Jeffrey
Contact Lee Kovac: (714) 654-8273
For residents only

Northwood Community Park Center
4531 Bryan Avenue
Fridays 9:00-10:15 am (multi-level)
Barbara Amato:

Katie Wheeler Library
13109 Old Myford Road
10:00-11:30 am each day
Mondays (advanced level)
Tuesdays (advanced level)
Wednesdays (advanced level)
Barbara Amato:

Islamic Center of Irvine
2 Truman
Tuesdays 5:00-7:00 pm
Barbara Looney:
(949) 552-1140

Turtle Rock Community Park
1 Sunnyhill
Tuesdays 10:00 am-Noon (intermediate)
Thursdays 9:30-11:30 am (multi-level)
Pat Heilig:
(714) 552-2608
Starts January 9-11

Mariners Church
5001 Newport Coast Drive
Thursdays 9:30-11:30 am and 4:30-6:30 pm
Childcare available (fee)
Please call first to register: Peggy McAllister (949) 374-7841

University Community Park
1 Beech Tree Lane (Lexicon entrance)
Mondays 6:30-8:30 pm
Please contact us first:
Barbara Looney:
(949) 552-1140

University Park Library
4512 Sandburg Way
Barbara Looney:
(949) 552-1140
Please email or call for information and permission to attend


Irvine (continued)

Voyagers Bible Church
H.O.M.E. (Helping Others Master English)
6000 Irvine Center Drive
Fridays 9:15-11:15 am
Beginner and Intermediate levels; conversation practice
About the classes: video and other information
Jim Gustafson:
(651) 357-8437

Lake Forest

El Toro Library
24672 Raymond Way
Tuesdays or Thursdays 10:00-11:30 am
Harriet Kelly: (949) 770-0642

Mission Viejo

Mission Hills Church
24162 Alicia Parkway
Mondays & Thursdays 9:30-11:00
Childcare available Mondays
Perry Hamilton:

Presbyterian Church of the Master
26051 Marguerite Parkway
Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00-11:00 am
Lynn Osth: (949) 643-8646

San Juan Capistrano

Scout Hut
31372 La Matanza Street
Tuesdays & Wednesdays: 9:00-11:00 am
Vicki Sommer:

San Clemente

St. Clements Episcopal Church
202 Avenida Aragon
Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:30-10:00 am
Babysitting on Tuesdays & Thursdays
Fridays 6:30-8:30 pm (advanced)
Peter Knapp: (949) 498-3662
Sherilyn Mentes:


St. Paul's Episcopal Church
1221 Wass Street
Citizenship preparation class:
Saturdays 10:00-11:30 am
Jan Miles:
Church office: (714) 544-3141