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PBT TOEFL Exam

FSU administers the ITP (Institutional) 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, April 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
Registration is 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 Bridge to University and Professional Success program helps English language students transition to university studies or advance their careers. Prospective students should have a TOEFL score of 500 or advanced English skills. The main component of this program is the Transition courses.

Transition courses, taught in an English learner-friendly environment, help students continue to improve their English skills and reduce their accents while gaining experience in researching, writing academic papers, and giving presentations.

ESLB B000 Individualized English 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.

ESLB B001 Transitions 10 —Writing, Research and Presentations
(5 hours/week) 

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.

Mon./Wed., 6:45p.m.-9:15p.m.
Summer Session 2015
Cost: 6 week: $335
May 20 - June 25, 2015/July 8 - August 13, 2015

ELSB B002 Transitions 11—Advanced Pronunciation, Interviewing, and Presentation Skills
(5 hours/week)

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 America or 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 or have successfully completed ESLC C014 Community as a Second Language: Level 4 or higher.

Tues./Thurs., 6:45p.m.-9:15p.m.
Summer Session 2015
Cost: 6 week: $335
May 20 - June 25, 2015/July 8 - August 13, 2015

Registration and Payment

To register by mail, 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 9:00a.m. and 4:00p.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.

*Credit card payments can be made in-person in the Student Services Center (D. Justin McCarthy Center, room 515).


For more information about the Bridge to University and Professional Success Program, email Rebecca Hawk, Director of English Language Programs at rhawk@framingham.edu or call 508.626.1510 for an appointment.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220