God’s purpose throughout all of time has been to redeem for Himself a people that are His very own. – Alistair Begg

ESL Ministry

ESLOur Saturday morning English classes are a great way to improve your English and make new friends in Melbourne!You are welcome to come to class any Saturday during school terms. You do not need to prepare anything – we will register you when you arrive and the class is free. It is open to all adult students wanting to learn English.We have 3 classes – advanced, intermediate and beginner. You can join
whichever class you are comfortable in, and you can change classes any
time you like.We have a lesson, then a short break for morning tea, then small
conversation groups.

We focus on speaking, and also love teaching you about the local culture
and things happening in Melbourne. We do our best to make your English
learning enjoyable and effective.

Our teachers and helpers are all volunteers from South Yarra Presbyterian
church. All teachers have done ESL training, and most of our helpers as

We generally don’t have Bible content in our lessons, although we usually
take a few minutes to explain the meaning of Easter and Christmas at those
times of year, as students often ask. There are also simple English Bible
Studies available for those who are interested, as well as other regular
church activities. Please ask any of our helpers for more information.

Please try to arrive about 10.15 or 10.20 am so we can complete your
registration before class starts.  The class finishes at about 12.30pm.

The address is South Yarra Presbyterian Church, 621 Punt Road, South
Yarra. You can get there on the number 8 tram, or the 246 Bus, or take a
train to South Yarra station and walk for about 10 minutes. Walk up Toorak
Road and Turn left onto Punt Rd. Walk 200m down the hill.

Our church is NOT the one on the corner of Punt and Toorak Roads – you
need to walk south down Punt road about 200 metres (in the direction of St
Kilda) to find our church on the right hand side of the road.

See you there!