English Classes

English Conversation Classes

シカゴ日米協会 英会話クラス

Spring Term: April 5 to May 27, 2023 (8 weeks)

$120 Members & Continuing Students / $130 New Students

Priority Registration Deadline for Continuing Students: March 31st, 2023 (Friday)

Registration Deadline for New Students: April 3rd, 2023 (Monday)

Enjoy learning and practicing English in a small interactive group setting! Classes will focus on speaking and listening, while expanding students’ vocabulary and fluency. Students will be encouraged to make suggestions about class topics.

英語力を伸ばしたいと思っていらっしゃる皆様、シカゴ日米協会の英会話クラスへ参加しませんか?会話力、リスニング、 ボキャブラリーの向上に焦点を当てた少人数制のクラスで、自由に会話できる力と自信を身につけましょう!

email: [email protected] to register or register online below

Download The Spring Term Flyer

Beginning English I

4/7/23-5/26/23 Friday 11:00-12:00 pm

For students who have just arrived in the US, or have had limited opportunities to speak English in their daily life. The focus will be on building vocabulary and knowledge of common phrases and practicing speaking in common situations in daily life such as in stores, restaurants, and hospitals. Instructor: Audrey

Beginning : アメリカに来て間もない方,今まで英語を話す機会がなかった方向け。日常生活で使える単語や言い回しを学び会話練習します。

Members/Continuing Students $120.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $130.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Beginning English Level II

4/7/23-5/26/23 Friday mornings 9:30-10:30 am

For students who have some experience using English in daily life and understand the basic structure of the language, but still need to expand their knowledge of vocabulary, phrases and grammar. The class will also explore readings and discussions based on topics that are of interest to the students. Instructor: Audrey

Beginning II: 日常生活で英語に触れる機会が多少あった方、基礎的な英語が分かるが、語彙・フレーズ・文法を強化する必要がある方向け。生徒の皆様の興味に沿った題材での読解やディスカッションも取り入れます。

Members/Continuing Students $120.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $130.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Intermediate English

4/7/23-5/26/23 Friday mornings 10:00-11:00am

For students who have experience speaking English and want to improve their ability to communicate in their daily lives. Students go beyond basic dialogues and have deeper conversations on a variety of topics like travel, culture, cooking, health, books, movies, and recent news events. Instructor: Diana

Intermediate : 英語を話したことがあり、日常の対話力をさらに向上させたい方向け。旅行、文化、料理、健康、本、映画、最近のニュース等について、より深い会話を練習します。

Members/Continuing Students $120.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $130.00 – REGISTER BELOW

Business English II

4/5/23-5/24/23 Wednesday evenings 6:00-7:00 pm

Intermediate to Advanced conversation course for those who have experience living in an English speaking country or doing business in English, and have a TOEIC score of 600 or higher. Instructor: Diana

Business English II : アメリカに来て間もない方、今まで英語を話す機会がなかった方で、ビジネスの場での英語に自信を付けたい方向け。

Members/Continuing Students $120.00 – REGISTER BELOW
New Students $130.00 – REGISTER BELOW


Ms. Diana Keider: Diana has been teaching ESL for over twenty years and is the founder and Director of ESL Associates, a language training service specializing in one on one instruction and small groups with offices in Schaumburg and Lincolnshire. Diana is the main supervisor for all classes.

Ms. Audrey Colby: Audrey is a certified ESL instructor with many years experience teaching ESL including teaching English to International Students at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has a PhD from Northwestern University and Master’s degree from Massachusetts College of Art.

90th Anniversary Sponsors


Jean & Jim McClung


Barnes & Thornburg

Joyce Chelberg


Terri & Ed Grant

Jane & David Johnson

Suzanne & Michael Moskow

Ann & Stephen Potter


Kirkland Ellis
Mayer Brown

92nd Annual Program Sponsors

Grant Thorton
Mayer Brown

Joyce Chelberg

Edward A. Grant

Bradley Hamm

David D. Johnson

Kirkland Ellis

Jean & Jim McClung


Special thanks to our 36th Annual Holiday Fundraiser Airline Sponsors:

Japan Airlines
United Airlines