English Classes

English classes - JASC winter 2022

English Conversation Classes 

シカゴ日米協会 英会話クラス 

Winter Term: January 11 to March 18, 2022 (10 weeks)

Due to COVID-19, all English classes will be held remotely.


$150 Members & Continuing Students / $162 New Student

Priority Registration Deadline for Continuing Students: December 20th, 2022 (Monday)

Registration Deadline for New Students: December 22nd, 2022 (Wednesday)

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: vanwieren@jaschicago.org to register or register online below

Beginning English I
1/11/22 – 3/15/22 Tuesday 1:00-2:00pm

For students who have just arrived in the US, or have had limited opportunities to speak English in their daily life. 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:Gary

・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 $150.00 – REGISTER BELOW


New Students $162.00 – REGISTER BELOW


Beginning English Level II
1/13/22 – 3/17/22 Thursday mornings 9:30-10:30am

or 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 $150.00 – REGISTER BELOW


New Students $162.00 – REGISTER BELOW


Intermediate English
1/14/22 – 3/18/22 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 $150.00 – REGISTER BELOW


New Students $162.00 – REGISTER BELOW


Business English I
1/11/22-3/15/22 Tuesday evenings 6:30-7:30pm

Basic Business conversation course for newcomers to the US or those who need to build confidence speaking in a business environment. Instructor:Gary

・Business English I : 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 $150.00 – REGISTER BELOW


New Students $162.00 – 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.

Mr. Gary Fujino: Gary has outstanding educational qualifications as well as experience living in Japan. He has a PhD in Intercultural Studies and a Master’s degree in Theology. He’s currently working on another Master’s degree in TESOL. (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) His native language is English but he speaks Japanese fluently.

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.