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Evening English

The Evening English Language program offers four levels of language and skills training for adults to improve English listening, speaking, reading, writing, and grammar skills. Classes are student-centered and interactive. We welcome students from all backgrounds–both visitors and residents. Regular sessions meet twice per week for 10 weeks for a total of 40 classroom hours.

Class Schedule:

Spring 2017: April 11-June 15, 2017

  • Currently in session
  • Grammar and Pronunciation classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings; 6:30 – 8:30p.m. Cost: $225
  • Academic Test Preparation class meets Wednesday evening; 6:30 – 8:30p.m. Cost: $200

Summer Intensive 2017: July 11-August 17, 2017

  • Testing/Registration July 5 & 6 at 6:30 p.m. (no appointment necessary)
  • 6 weeks – classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


  • New students: $250 + textbook
  • Returning students: $225 + textbook
  • $30 – $45 textbook – available at front desk
  • Payment may be made in cash, checks made out to the International Institute of Minnesota, or by credit card

Additional Information:

  • Certificates of Completion provided at last class. Classes are pass/fail.
  • Class space is limited to 8 – 18 students; average 10 students
  • Wednesday tutor provided (depending on availability)
  • The Institute does not provide I20 paperwork or help with acquiring visas for study in the United States. No documents are required to attend.
  • Teachers are trained in the Communicative Language Teaching methodology and use a variety of teaching strategies and activities that encourage student participation and engagement
  • Students must be 18+ years old for admission; 16+ for the Summer Intensive course
  • Refund policy: 50% of the class fee if notified 5 days after class start date; 0% thereafter
  • All classes and testing held on site
    • 1694 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

Class Level Descriptions:

  • Intermediate Grammar – grammar focus and day-to-day English use to communicate with confidence
  • Advanced Grammar– essential grammar and an emphasis on writing skills for academic and work settings
  • Advanced Conversation and Pronunciation – improve fluency, pronunciation, intercultural communications, and learn everyday  American expressions
  • Academic Test Prep – focus on the skills necessary to take high-level academic English tests  – Wednesdays only

If you would like further information or to enroll in class, please contact Stacy Dietrich.

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