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Placement and Proficiency Exams « EALC Language Programs

Chinese Language Testing at Indiana University
Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between Placement and Proficiency Testing?

When and how can I take the placement test?

Is there any charge for the placement test?

 I am trying to register for a Chinese class.  How early should I take the test?

What is the format of the placement test?

Is the test in traditional or simplified characters?

When can I take the proficiency test?

I have another commitment during the scheduled proficiency test time.  Can I still take the test?

What should I bring to the test?

Do I have to register for the class that I test into?

Is there Placement or Proficiency testing available for Cantonese?

Will taking the Placement or Proficiency test earn me course credit?

How can I get Special Credit in Chinese?

Whom can I contact for more information?

Please contact East Asian Languages and Cultures or Professor Henghua Su, the Chinese Language Coordinator.