TOEFL® Preparation Course
Note: beginning January 2015, the TOEFL preparation course is planned to run for 4-weeks (previously 16 weeks)
The Language Skills TOEFL® Prep course prepares students for the rigorous skills practice it takes to obtain a desirable TOEFL® score for college entrance. The class uses cutting edge material and assimilates authentic practice test circumstances to sharpen time management and integrated comprehension skills. Our course focuses on test-taking strategies, academic language expansion, critical thinking, academic reading & discussions, and coaching in writing & speaking to maximize each student’s test-taking potential. Upon completion of our program, you can be confident of possessing strong academic English skills and look forward to excelling in college.
The TOEFL® Prep program can be taken either as an intensive or non-intensive course – contact an admissions specialist for details.
Cambridge Exam Preparation Courses
Cambridge English: First (FCE) and Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) are English language examinations provided by Cambridge English Language Assessment. Both exams are upper-intermediate, international English language qualifications. They are some of the most widely taken of all the exams and are accepted in commerce, industry, universities and higher education institutions as proof of everyday written and spoken English for work and study purposes. Preparation courses of 4, 8 and 10 weeks are planned to begin in January of 2015.
Orientation, Placement & Prerequisites
Before your first class, you are required to attend Orientation. During Orientation, you will have many opportunities to mingle with your new classmates, as well as the Language Skills faculty and staff. You’ll have the chance to explore academic options, campus and student-life activities, government regulations and school rules, the city of Boston and its resources, and our expectations of you as a student.
Prerequisites & Placement
Our placement test is designed to give you a quick assessment of your knowledge of English grammar and usage. The test takes approximately 60 minutes to complete. You will be placed into the class level that best suits you based on the results of your placement test. Our exam preparation courses are available for students who place into level 5 or above.