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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, August 9, 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

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)

Improve your English communication skills in beginner through high intermediate level classes. Curriculum includes reading, writing, listening, and speaking skill development all in one class. Choose a M/W class, a T/TH class, or both.

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 intermediate level
Enrich your oral vocabulary, while learning to express yourself more effectively through writing. Improve your reading fluency and ability to understand written English. At the end of this class, you will want to show off your newly acquired skills.

Focus on Grammar, Speaking and Writing intermediate level
Strengthen your grammar skills in speaking and writing.  In this course, students will participate in activities that will help them feel more confident when speaking with and writing to native English speakers in the workplace.

Focus on Writing advanced level
De-mystify the process of writing:  Students of high intermediate and advanced level will learn how to write well-structured paragraphs and short essays in an interesting and supportive environment that focuses on individual learning needs.  Useful for anyone who needs to communicate in writing in the workplace or academic environment.

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

Focus on TOEFL Preparation advanced level
Provides opportunity for students to achieve advanced skills in English as they learn strategies for approaching each section of the TOEFL exam. Increase knowledge of various test-taking strategies and learn listening, grammar, and reading skills to meet requirements of the Institutional (paper-based exam) TOEFL exam. Some skills and strategies for the written essay and speaking sections of the iBT TOEFL are also covered. The Institutional TOEFL is administered at the end of each semester.

Focus on Communication Skills and Public Speaking advanced level
Become a stronger communicator in both written and oral English.  Students will learn and practice techniques that emphasize improvement of pronunciation as well as build self-confidence when speaking in front of groups.

Focus on English, Business and Communication Skills for Career Success
advanced level
Navigate the workplace environment with more skill and confidence.  This course is designed to teach students strategies on maintaining a professional conversation, both written and oral, using business vocabulary.  Students will also learn to correspond using proper business etiquette with regards to emails, completing forms, giving directions and asking and answering work-related questions.

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

Phone: (508) 626-1510
Fax: (508) 626-3605

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220