Bridge to University and Professional Success Courses

ESLB B001 Transitions 10 —Writing, Research and Presentations

For students who have achieved an advanced level of English fluency and want to further develop their academic and professional writing, research techniques, presentation and intercultural awareness for successful participation in American global academic or professional environments.  Prerequisite: Students must test at an advanced level in writing or have successfully completed ESLC C014 Community as a Second Language: Level 4 or higher. NOTE: This class is 5 hours/week. 

Monday/Wednesday 6:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Cost: $700

ELSB B002 Transitions 11—Advanced Pronunciation, Interviewing, and Presentation Skills
For students who have achieved an advanced level of English fluency but want to further develop their oral skills in conversation, interviewing, advanced pronunciation (accent modification) and making presentations for successful participation in academic and professional American and global environments.  Students also interview professionals in the community to gain their advice for successfully connecting to academic and career opportunities. Prerequisite: Students must test at an advanced level in oral and writing  skills or have successfully completed ESLC C014 Community as a Second Language: Level 4 or higher. NOTE: This class is 5 hours/week. 

Tuesday/Thursday 6:45 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Cost: $700

ESLB BOOO Individualized Language Study Plan

For students who want to work one-to-one with an instructor focusing on their chosen areas of English language study.  Students are matched with an instructor to develop a 14-week Individualized English Language Study Plan to practice and improve grammar, reading, writing, conversation, pronunciation, preparation for TOEFL and other exams, job-seeking skills, English for specific purposes (such as medicine, science and technology, engineering, or business) or to practice conversation skills.  All study plans, including assignment of the instructor, are approved by the program director. NOTE: This class meets either one (1) or (2) hours per week depending on the section the student enrolled in.

Study Plans/Schedule varies

Cost 14 hours: $980                    

Cost 28 hours: $1960

For additional questions about the Bridge to University and Professional Success Program, email Rebecca Hawk, Director of English Language Programs at rhawk@framingham.edu or call 508.626.4958 for an appointment.

Registration and Payment

Payment is due with registration. Register early to ensure your place in a class.

Payment may be made by personal check, bank check, money order, Visa*, MasterCard*, Discover Card*, or American Express*.  Cash payments may only be made at the Student Services center located on the 5th floor of the McCarthy Building.  Please check the Student Accounts website for operational hours at the beginning of each semester.