Speak Easy

Newsletter from English as a Second Language and Immigrant Ministries

Fall 2022

ESLIM Welcomes Three New Churches

ESLIM has grown! We are pleased to welcome three very established programs, each with decades of experience offering English classes: Reston Bible Church, McLean Presbyterian Church, and McLean Baptist Church. Welcome!


Countries Represented by Our Learners

What are some of the home countries most commonly represented by ESLIM's learners? It varies by location, but the most common countries include Afghanistan, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, El Salvador, Guatemala, Ivory Coast, Peru, South Korea, and Turkey. Some of the countries least commonly represented by our learners are Bulgaria, Cameroon, France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Russia, and Sri Lanka.

Teaching Tip

Are you looking for ways to incorporate news into your classroom? News in Levels provides world news, including articles, audio clips and video clips.

Thank You

Thank you to all of the students, volunteers, donors, staff, and churches that collaborate on our English classes!



We promote and support the teaching of English to adult immigrants of all nationalities in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia and welcome their active participation in our community. To support the efforts of our member churches, ESLIM handles a variety of tasks in a centralized way. Its activities include the following: