Beginner English Class

Library: Henington-Alief Regional Library

Date: 7/11/2019, 7/18/2019, 7/25/2019, 8/1/2019, 8/8/2019, 8/15/2019, 8/22/2019, 8/29/2019

Room: Henington-Alief Library Meeting Room

Time: 4:00PM - 5:30PM


Age Group: adults


Learn English with your fellow Houstonians at the Library. With HPL’s Living English Lessons, you learn to read, write, and speak English that connects to your everyday life in Houston. These interactive lessons help you go grocery shopping, talk to a doctor, take care of pets, and more! All language backgrounds are welcome. Classes are free, and no registration is required.

Lesson Schedule

Class Date


Class Date


July 4

Independence Day -  NO CLASS

October 3


July 11

Cooking & Baking

October 10

Life Experiences & Emotions

July 18


October 17

Money & Banking

July 25


October 24

 Health & Medicine

August 1

Going to a Restaurant

October 31 


August 8


November 7

 Clothing & Hygiene

August 15

Casual Conversations

November 14

Pets & Wildlife

August 22

Cars & Transportation

November 21


August 29

Food & Grocery

November 28

 Thanksgiving -  NO CLASS

September 5

Weather & Environment

December 5

 Sports & Hobbies

September 12

Housing & Furniture

December 12

 Romantic Relationships

September 19

Finding a Job

December 19

 Dreams & Goals

September 26

Working a Job

December 26

Holiday Break



January 2

Holiday Break

Houston Public Library’s Living English Lessons are a series of 25 lessons that immerse English learners in activities that reflect common life experiences, such as managing your money, going shopping, and taking care of your family’s health. Each lesson connects to resources and places in Houston. Students have the chance to bake cookies with new friends, prepare for weather emergencies, go on a technology scavenger hunt, and more!