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Placement Test

In this page you will learn about the Language Placement Test for students of French, Italian and Spanish.

UPCOMING DATES

Please click HERE for placement exam dates

ABOUT THE TEST

The exams are scheduled eight times a year on dates announced each semester in the Chanin Center website and on Department bulletin boards. The test is approximately one hour long. It consists of numerous short answer questions on computer and also a writing sample (please bring paper and pen). The exam is not given by appointment. You are welcome to walk in within the 2 hour time, but allow yourself enough time to finish before the time at which the exam ends. (The exam is administered on a first-come first-serve basis. Please be prepared to wait if all the computer stations are in use when you arrive.) Please note that the exams are FREE of CHARGE. French and Spanish exams may be taken more than once. Test results are valid for two years. Full exemptions from the Foreign Language requirement are reported to the Registrar and recorded on student transcripts.

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WHO SHOULD TAKE THE TEST?

You are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity if you need to fulfill the language requirement and if:
          +you have had between one and three years of language in high school
          +some time has passed since your last foreign language course
          +you have some knowledge of language but never studied it formally
          +you have had additional exposure to the language through family, school, travel or work connections.
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WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

Bring a Hunter College ID card to show as you enter.
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RESULTS

Results are usually posted within two days of the test on the Dept. of Romance Languages Bulletin Board opposite Rm. 1343 HW.
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WHERE SHOULD I TAKE THE TEST?

At the Chanin Language Center, 209 Hunter West.
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