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English Conversation Groups

FOCUS English Conversation Groups 

FOCUS offers a variety of English-based groups to supplement regular ESL classes and for spouses of international students and scholars.  Currently FOCUS is offering the FOCUS General English Groups (see below). These classes are open to all internationals.

For questions, contact FOCUS English Conversation Groups or come to FOCUS Friday Nights for more information.

FOCUS English Conversation Class:

There are 3 different groups being offered for the 2017-2018 school year:
Monday and Wednesday; 10:00AM to 12:00 PM, Karl Miller Center, Room 650 (student lounge). There is a $10.00 materials fee payable each term.
Contact Tom Downing,, Home Phone: 503-254-2774, Cell Phone: 503-984-3245 for specific information.
Tuesday and Thursday; 1:00-2:30 p.m. held at Grace Bible Church, SW 12th and Clay (just 2 blocks from PSU on SW 12th Ave). Please enter the church by the small door that is on the north side of the church, between the church and the house with the fence around it. 
Contact Sherrie Love for more information.   This class will be taught by Sherrie Love along with 2-3 other individuals. All levels of English abilities are welcome to attend.
  • Learn stories from American History and culture
  • Practice conversation and pronunciation
  • Learn English idioms
  • Learn about local history and events

English Bible Study Groups

Have you ever wanted to find out what is in the Bible, but found it too hard to read?  Now is your chance to learn some of the important stories and teaching of the Bible.  Studies are suitable for those who have little or no experience in learning the Bible in English.

For more information, see our Bible Studies Page.