Online Test Preparation Courses
The English Language Institute offers online preparation courses for the TOEFL iBT exam.
A modified in-person option of this course is also available. For information, visit our Westchester TOEFL Preparation Program page.
TOEFL iBT Preparation
This course prepares you to reach your TOEFL score goals by getting practice with every section of the internet-based TOEFL test (TOEFL iBT) including grammar, vocabulary, reading, listening, speaking and test taking strategies. More than 9,000 universities and colleges in over 130 countries accept or require a TOEFL score. In addition, many employers require a TOEFL score as a condition for employment. Don’t miss this opportunity to boost your resume or CV. At the end of the course, students can register with ETS to take the internet-based TOEFL iBT test.
Dates: Summer II 2020 (July 7-August 17, 2020)
Hours/ week: 4 hours/ week
Days and Time: Students will work independently with instructor support 4 hours per week.
Dates: Fall I 2020 (August 24 - October 12, 2020) and Fall II (October 13 - November 23, 2020)
Hours/ week: 4 (2 with teacher and 2 self-paced)
Days: Classes with teacher* are Friday. Students will work independently with instructor support an additional 2 hours per week.
Submit our Class Interest Form for Fall classes** to be notified when registration for this class is available
This course can be combined with other classes to for part-time and full-time student schedules
Community Rate Eligibility
These courses are offered at community rate pricing.
- Convenient mix of classes with teacher and flexible independent study (Fall 2020)
- Interactive classes
- Flexible learning to suit your schedule
- Professional faculty
- Academic advisement
All registration and payment for courses is done online.
If you have already taken a class (Weekend, Evening, Saturday, Weekday, or TOEFL Blast) with us before, you already have a university account. You MUST activate the account before registering for a new course. Please DO NOT create a new account. Please read the Online Registration Instruction including the Account Activation (PDF). Multiple accounts will make it difficult to verify classes you took for your credit hour requirement. If you get "Duplicate Course" message, please call (212) 346-1562 or email the English Language Institute.
All classes will meet online through Blackboard. Students will receive instructions for activating their Pace University student account and how to access Blackboard before the first day of class.
Please note we are a non-credit program. After finishing classes, students will receive a certificate from Pace that confirms the number of hours they attended during the session. Minimum 85% attendance is required to receive a certificate for the full number of course hours. Any students who attend less than 85% will receive a certificate for the exact number of hours that they attended.
Payment and Tuition Cancellation Policy
Notification of your intent to cancel or withdraw from a course must be submitted by email to the ELI. Depending on the course, you may also be required to submit a "Registration Action Form" to the Office of Student Assistance. If the correct procedure is not followed, you will not receive a refund and you will receive an F for the course at the end of the term.
Please read our detailed tuition cancellation policy for further information on refund eligibility.
Students who register only for online courses will not receive a Pace University ID card. Students who register for a 6/7-week in-person course held on-campus will receive an ID card. Eligible students will receive information from our Admissions team before classes begin.
Course Completion Policy
Students who have earned a final grade of 60% or higher are considered to have successfully completed a course. Students who successfully complete any course at the English Language Institute are eligible to receive certification for the hours attended. Please read the certificate policy below for certificate eligibility.
Certificate of Attendance Policy
Please note we are a non-credit program. After successfully completing a class (see above course completion policy), students will receive a certificate from Pace that confirms the number of hours they attended during the session. Minimum 85% attendance is required to receive a certificate for the full number of course hours. Any students who attend less than 85% will receive a certificate for the exact number of hours that they attended. Students who receive a final grade below 60% in any course are considered to have failed the course and are not be eligible for a certificate and will forfeit any hours attended. Certificate will be sent by email within 2 business days of course completion.
Students who stop attending a class in progress may officially withdraw by sending a message to the English Language Institute firstname.lastname@example.org within 48 hours of the last attended class. Students in good academic standing (class average of 60% or higher) who officially withdraw may receive a certificate confirming actual hours attended. Students who are not in good academic standing at the time of withdrawal or who do not officially withdraw within 48 hours of the last attended class will forfeit any hours attended. An official withdrawal will result in a grade of “W” on University records and academic transcripts. Please see the tuition cancellation policy for refund eligibility.
For more information, Please contact the English Language Institute
Phone: (212) 346-1562