If you want to check your placement test result,
click here .
Having problems? Contact
Looking for American Sign Language? If you need to take the ASL placement test, you should contact
the Academic Coordinator of ASL, Peggy Lott at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Placement Test for French / German / Spanish / Italian
Who should take this placement test:
- you have been admitted or are currently enrolled at UCSD.
- you have had previous study or exposure to the relevant language.
The purpose of this test is:
- to help your college advisor to place you in the appropriate language
course at UCSD.
- to have follow-up discussion with an advisor or language coordinator,
You will have 45 minutes to take the exam.
Make sure you have enough time to complete it, since you may take the exam only once.
However, if you can't submit your answers due to a technical problem,
you will be able to start the test over.
How to register and take the exam:
- Select your language.
- Fill out a background questionnaire.
- Take the actual placement test.
- If you are being sent back to this page when you click on 'Go to Step
1', then you are probably not connecting to our secure site. Make sure that
the URL in your browser contains 'https://lang.ucsd.edu/' and not
'http://lang.ucsd.edu/'. (There is a very important 's' after the 'http'
which you have to type.)
You must have enabled 'cookies' support in your browser, or you will not be
able to take the placement test.
- The test programs were written for Netscape/Internet Explorer 4.x or
higher. If you are using an older browser, it is a good idea to submit your
code to submit them automatically.
- If at all possible, avoid disconnecting from the Internet while you
are taking the placement test.
- Please do not go back to previous pages unless instructed to do so.
The programs can only run reliably if they are executed in the correct order.
- Please check your character set encoding now to ensure that you will be
able to see the accented characters in the test correctly. It should be set
to 'ISO-8859-1' or 'Western European'. In Internet Explorer, look under
'View / Encoding', in Netscape look under 'View / Character Set'.
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