Bridge to University and Professional Success Courses

ESLB B001 Transitions 10 — Writing, Research, and Presentations (Advanced)

ESLB B001 Community Transitions 10

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 academic and professional arenas in the United States or worldwide.  Prerequisite: Students must test at an advanced level in writing. NOTE: This class is 5 hours/week. 

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

Cost: $670

ESLB B002 Transitions 11: Advanced Pronunciation, Interviewing, and Presentation Skills (Advanced)

ESLB B011 Community Transitions 11

For students who have achieved an advanced level of English Proficiency but want to further develop their oral communication skills for greater success in an academic or professional environment.  Students learn accent modification (advanced level pronunciation techniques), make effective presentations, and interview professionals in the community to gain their advice for how to make successful connections for academic and professional career opportunities.  Prerequisite: Students must test at an advanced level in writing. NOTE: This class is 5 hours/week. 

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

Cost: $670 

ESLB B000 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 hour or 28 hour 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 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/Schedules vary

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.