English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes

Local ESL Classes

The Community Center of Saint Matthew’s Day Classes

Fall, Summer, and Spring Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Students are welcome to enroll at any time.

Location: 405 King Street Charleston, SC 29403 (Downtown, across from Marion Square)

For information on current fees, exact start dates, etc. contact:
Mrs. Hayden D. Shook, MA, TEFL English as a Second Language Program Manager, and Instructor
Phone: 843-579-0420 ext. 303

Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Evening Classes

Levels: Beginner and Intermediate/Advanced

Location: Mount Pleasant Presbyterian Church - 302 Hibben Street Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Cost: Tuition $30 Books $30

Ms. Sharon Bowers: MUSC’s Resident ESL Teacher

Sharon J Bowers is our principal instructor, with years of experience teaching English to adults. She holds an undergraduate BA from Smith College in English and Economics, an MBA from Yale University, and an SC Adult Education Certificate in ESL. With great technical precision, she leads each class with compassion, humor, and clarity. When not at MUSC, she teaches at the English Language Institute - part of the College of Charleston - and at St. Matthew’s Adult ESL Outreach Program, as well as tutoring many private students. She has taught and tutored TOEFL and MLE preparation to students from more than 40 countries from basic beginner through high advanced levels. In addition, she offers small private and group lessons.

Classes can be tailored to specific needs - listening, speaking, reading, and/or writing - in small groups or for individuals.

Sharon J. Bowers
Phone: 843-276-2468