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France
ELC is the best experience I have ever known in my life. The staff is fantastic and devoted to each student. I have met students from everywhere in the world and due to the activities it creates a strong relationship between us. It`s like a second family.
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TOEFL Preparation Course

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ELC - English Language Center 11 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor Boston MA

Prepare to get a high score on your TOEFL iBT Test with an English Language Center (ELC) TOEFL Test Preparation Course. ELC’s TOEFL Test Preparation Course is 30 lessons per week with start dates offered every Monday. At ELC Boston, the TOEFL Test Preparation Course combines 10 lessons per week of General English and 20 lessons per week of TOEFL exercises and practice questions. At ELC Los Angeles the TOEFL Test Preparation Course combines 20 lessons per week of General English and 10 lessons per week of TOEFL exercises and practice questions. Students wishing to study in our TOEFL Test Preparation Course must demonstrate a sufficient level of English proficiency by successfully passing a preliminary ELC English language assessment in order to participate in this course. Students who wish to enter a university pathways program at ELC can include our TOEFL Test Preparation Course as part of their studies. The TOEFL Preparation Course is only available at ELC Los Angeles, and ELC Boston.

ELC TEACHING METHODS

ELC Teaching Methods for TOEFL Preparation Courses

Offered year-round to high-intermediate and advanced students, TOEFL Test Preparation is an intensive, 30-lesson per week course that prepares students for the iBT TOEFL Test. In addition to teaching general skills such as grammar, vocabulary and communications skills, our highly qualified instructors will teach TOEFL-specific skills utilizing real TOEFL materials. Through the instructor’s use of TOEFL practice tests and practice questions that focus on the TOEFL reading, writing, speaking, and listening sections, you will learn how to achieve a high score on the TOEFL test. Our instructors also teach test-taking strategies that include time-management and question management. Instructors provide individualized help during class on needed areas of improvement based on your English skills and practice test scores on each section.

TOEFL PREPARATION FACT FILE

TOEFL Preparation Fact File

  • Level requirements: Intermediate to proficiency
  • Class size: Average 9-10 students. Maximum 12 students (14 during July and August only)
  • Number of lessons (per week):
    - TOEFL (Boston): 10 General English lessons plus 20 TOEFL lessons
    - TOEFL (Los Angeles): 20 General English lessons plus 10 TOEFL lessons
  • Lesson duration: 50 minutes
  • Age: Minimum of 16 years old. No maximum age requirement
  • Start dates: Every Monday, minimum of four weeks
  • Test: Students can register for the Institutional TOEFL Test when they register for the their course. ELC can help students register for the iBT TOEFL Test at a nearby testing center.

SAMPLE TOEFL COURSE SCHEDULE

TOEFL Courses Sample Schedule


ELC Boston

Time Section Monday Tuesday Wednes­day Thursday Friday
9:00 - 10:40 A Grammar Structure & Usage
10:40 - 11:00   BREAK
11:00 - 12:40 B TOEFL Preparation
12:40 - 1:40   LUNCH BREAK
1:40 - 3:20 C TOEFL Preparation

ELC Los Angeles

Time Section Monday Tuesday Wednes­day Thursday Friday
9:00 - 10:40 A Grammar Structure & Usage
10:40 - 11:00   BREAK
11:00 - 12:40 B Conversation, Listening, Vocabulary & Pronunciation
12:40 - 1:40   LUNCH BREAK
1:40 - 3:20 C TOEFL Preparation

COURSE DATES AND FEES

COURSE TOEFL PREPARATION
4+ weeks
LOCATION BOSTON LOS ANGELES
LESSONS 10 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) plus 20 TOEFL lessons (50-minute lessons) per week 20 General English lessons (50-minute lessons) plus 10 TOEFL lessons (50-minute lessons) per week
4-7 WEEKS $445 per week
8-11 WEEKS $430 per week
12-23 WEEKS $410 per week
24-47 WEEKS $385 per week
48+ WEEKS $360 per week
DATES
  • Begin on any Monday.
    See General English Courses for official start dates.
  • June 19 - July 14
  • July 17 - August 11
  • August 14 - September 8
  • September 11 - October 6
EXTRAS TOEFL materials fee (one-time fee) $70
The cost of the TOEFL iBT test is not included in the course price.
Students can register for the TOEFL iBT test at www.ets.org.
*$150 Application Fee and $50 Materials Fee is charged
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Philip Boyer
France
ELC is the best experience I have ever known in my life. The staff is fantastic and devoted to each student. I have met students from everywhere in the world and due to the activities it creates a strong relationship between us. It`s like a second family.
VIEW MORE