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PBT TOEFL Exam

FSU administers the PBT TOEFL at the end of every semester. The exam is free to FSU TOEFL class students; $20 to other FSU students; $30 to non-FSU students. No refunds will be given.

Next Exam, Saturday, December13, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. Call 508-626-1510 for information.

Register and pay at the Student Services Center, 5th floor of the McCarthy Center.

Contact us

Email: esl@framingham.edu
Phone: (508) 626-1510
Fax: (508) 626-3605

To schedule an appointment
with an advisor, call
(508) 626-1510.

To Register for classes
Fax: 508.626.4598
In-person: Student Services Center
Room 515, McCarthy Center

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The Community English Program offers instruction in reading, grammar, vocabulary building, academic writing, pronunciation, TOEFL preparation, and content areas based on student interest.

Fall Session 2014

All classes are from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(If there is low enrollment in a course, it will be combined with a similar course.)

Mon/Wed: September 3 - December 10, 2014
Tues/Thur: September 4 - December 11, 2014
Cost: 14 week: $420

Level Classes (1-5)
For adult members of our community with limited to advanced English proficiency to gain skills in speaking, listening, vocabulary, reading, writing and intercultural awareness that promotes successful communication experiences in common everyday encounters in American society.  Level 1-5 are available and students are moved to the appropriate level after the first class meeting.

Community English as a Second Language Level 1
For adult members of our community with limited English proficiency to gain basic skills, listening, vocabulary, reading, writing, and intercultural awareness that promotes successful communication experiences in common everyday encounters in American society.

Community English as a Second Language Level 2
For adult members of our community with limited English proficiency to expand basic skills in speaking, listening, vocabulary, reading, writing and intercultural awareness to further promote successful experiences in common everyday encounters in American society. Students must have test results that place them at a level 2 or have successfully completed level 1 to take the course.

Community English as a Second Language Level 3
For adult members of our community with developing English proficiency to expand intermediate level skills in speaking, listening, vocabulary, reading, writing and intercultural awareness to further promote successful experiences in increasingly complicated encounters in American society. Students must have test results that place them at a level 3 or have successfully completed level 2 to take the course.

Community English as a Second Language Level 4
For adult members of our community with advancing English proficiency to expand advancing level skills in speaking, listening, vocabulary, reading, writing and intercultural awareness to further promote successful experiences in complicated communication encounters in American society, a professional environment, and preparing for further academic study. Students must have test results that place them at a level 4 or have successfully completed level 3 to take the course.

Community English as a Second Language Level 5
For adult members of our community with advanced non-native English proficiency to expand their advanced level skills in speaking, listening, vocabulary, reading, writing and intercultural awareness to further promote successful communication required in professional and academic environments. Students must have test results that place them at a level 5 or have successfully completed level 4 to take the course.

Focus Classes
Students must be at level 4 or higher to take one of the following classes:
M/W 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Focus on Pronunciation, Vocabulary, and Reading for intermediate level students
For adult members of our community with intermediate level English skills who want to gain extra practice and reinforcement with vocabulary, pronunciation and reading activities that will help them improve oral fluency and reading comprehension.

Focus on Grammar, Writing and Speaking for intermediate level students
For adult members of our community with intermediate and advancing level English skills who want to gain the benefit of extra practice with writing and speaking activities.

Focus on Improving English Writing Skills for advanced level students
For adult members of our community with advancing level English skills who want to review and practice the fundamentals of composition, grammar, and format writing for effective essay, academic or professional papers and presentations.

T/Th 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Focus on Test of English as a Foreign Language Preparation for advanced level students
For adult members of our community with advanced level English skills who want to prepare to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language Test which is required for admission to most colleges or university programs. Students learn study skills and test taking strategies and content for all sections of the iBt and Institutional TOEFL which include listen and reading comprehension, writing and speaking.

Focus on Communication Skills and Public Speaking for high intermediate/advanced level students
For adult members of our community with high intermediate or advanced level English skills who want to gain experience in communication situations such as making presentations, professional interviews, and improving their pronunciation and language structure.

Focus on English, Business and Communication Skills for advanced level students (Spring and Summer Sessions only)
For advanced members of our community with advanced, non-native English proficiency who want to learn and practice communication skills for success in an American or global professional environment.  Instruction in business leadership, effective communication for presentations and project collaboration, and English in blended to improve students' confidence and ability to understand and interact effectively for developing professional skills.  Interviewing and resume writing are also to be taught. 

 
Registration and Payment
To register by mail or fax, download the ELP Registration Form. You may also register in person at the Student Services Center in the McCarthy Center, Room 515.            

Payment must be made at the time of registration. Payment may be made by personal check, bank check, money order, Visa*, MasterCard*, Discover Card*, or American Express*. Cash is only accepted between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Student Services Center (D. Justin McCarthy Center, room 515). Payment is due with registration. Register early to ensure your place in a class.

For more information about the Community ELP Programs offered at Framingham State University, call 508.626.1510 for an appointment with an advisor.

English Language Programs
Framingham State University
14 Vernon Street
Framingham, MA 01701-4733, USA

E-mail: esl@framingham.edu
Phone: (508) 626-1510
Fax: (508) 626-3605

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220