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    We offer Homestay, Studio (Furnished with Kitchen and private bathroom), or share room.

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  • Do we provide Health Insurance?

    Medical care in the United States is extremely costly, so most people have health insurance to cover the high cost of health care. At CSHS, medical insurance is highly recommended for all F-1and M-1 students. If you would like more information, please speak to the ESL Coordinator.

Course Details

Meeting Days and Times:
Monday thru Friday 9:00AM to 1:00 PM

Fees: $900

TOEFL® Course Description:

The TOEFL® Preparation course is designed to help students develop the necessary skills required for the TOEFL® test: speaking, listening, writing, reading, and grammar. During this prep class, students will not only develop their language skills, but will also learn to acquire test taking strategies and the necessary critical thinking skills that should allow them pass the test successfully. Our TOEFL ® iBT course is intended to help students obtain a high score on their TOEFL ® exam by improving the academic English skills needed for success. Upon completion, students should generally be able to score 85 or higher on the TOEFL exam and continue their studies in a North American university. This class uses a curriculum based on the latest version of the TOEFL® test.

Methods of Ongoing Student Evaluation:

  • Supplementary assignments from textbooks and/or exercises
  • designed by the instructor
  • Practice exam questions and simulation tests
  • Core Textbook(s): Gear, J., Gear, R. (2006). Cambridge preparation for the TOEFL test, 4th edition, New York, NY: Cambridge University Press
  • Specific Areas Covered:
  • Reading and Writing:
  • Vocabulary building for TOEFL
  • In-depth explanations of detail and pronoun reference questions
  • Introduction to paraphrase questions
  • Time management: dealing with “low time” and “high time”
  • questions on Reading section
  • Understanding paraphrase questions and chart questions
  • Understanding insertion questions
  • Introduction to the vocabulary question type and strategies for
  • self study
  • Review of writing task 1and Writing task 1 complete practice
  • Review of Writing task 2 introduction paragraphs
  • Complete Writing task 2 template and practice exercises
  • Vocabulary building for TOEFL
  • Strategies for answering vocabulary questions when you don’t know the meaning

Listening and Speaking:

  • Listening section strategies
  • Note taking for listening strategies
  • Main idea and “tangents” strategies for listening · Inference question type for listening
  • Review of listening section strategies, note taking, main idea and “tangents” strategies for listening
  • Overall listening practice
  • Speaking tasks 1, 2, 3, & 4 review, practice and production Main idea and next question types
  • Review of new speaking 1 and 2 topics, such as “both sides” of the topic and “advice for friends
  • Speaking task 5 introduction, practice and production Inference question type for listening
  • Speaking task 6 introduction, practice and production.

For more information, please contact the Director of International Student Affairs at 1-866-539-7081.