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Foreign Language Placement Exam

Description

As part of The College at Brockport's General Education Program students need to satisfy a foreign language requirement. All students who have studied a foreign language in high school are strongly encouraged to take the Foreign Language Placement Exam. Students who pass the exam will have the foreign language requirement waived or will have a reduction in the number of classes needed to be taken to fulfill the requirement.

Languages

Foreign Language Placement Exams are offered in:

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

To arrange placement testing for all other languages, please contact the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures by calling (585) 395-5840 or visiting the Department located in room 131 of the Liberal Arts Building.

Exam Details

The exam is conducted through BlackBoard and takes approximately one (1) hour to complete. The format of the exam consists of multiple-choice questions focused on grammar and reading comprehension.

Exam Location

All foreign language exams are administered in the Drake Memorial Library - Room 53. View the library floor plans.

Registration

Exam registration is online and is currently unavailable. Students will need to have access to BlackBoard before registering for the exam. Registration will resume in August 2015. Students are required to show photo identification on the day of the exam they are registered for before being allowed to take the exam.

*Please Note* - Students can take a language placement exam only one (1) time.

Schedule

The fall 2015 schedule will be announced in August 2015. There will be approximately twenty (20) exams scheduled for the fall 2015 semester.

Questions

If you have questions about the Foreign Language Placement Exam, please contact:

Edwina Billings                                                                                                                         
Staff Assistant                                                                                                                               Office: Drake Memorial Library, 30D                                                                                                Phone: (585) 395-2666

Email: Ebilling@brockport.edu

Frank Zona                                                                                                                             
Staff Assistant                                                                                                                               Office: Drake Memorial Library, 30E                                                                                                Phone: (585) 395-2886

Email: Fzona@brockport.edu

Last Updated 7/8/15