Placement Test


Placement Test requirements

Winter 2022 Term:

  • Arabic and English courses: The placement test is not required except for:
    • An English writing course for developing work-related communication skills (assumes an advanced level of English).
  • Spanish and Chinese courses: The placement test is optional.
  • French and Russian: The placement test is required except for:
    • Courses with no pre-requisites ("Prereq: none").
    • A level of a language after you pass the previous level course within the past two terms.

How to register for a test

You register for a placement test the same way you register for a course. Please see our registration webpage for instructions.

Call to action:  Register to take the placement test as soon as possible.

Placement Test results

Placement test results will be available by 10 December.  

Placement Test schedule

All tests take approximately 1.5 hours.  Instructions available after registering in Inspira by clicking on "Notes and Attachments" and/or the "Launch button."  After you register for the test, you will receive more information and directions. 

Winter 2022 Term
Language LMS Code Dates Location
Arabic -- Not Required --
Chinese 2650-17

Register by 3 Dec

Test available 8 Nov - 5 Dec

Online Test
English -- Not required --
French 2620-28

Register by 3 Dec

Test available 8 Nov - 1 Dec

Online Test
Russian 2640-23

Register by 3 Dec

Test interview conducted on 6 Dec

Live Test
Spanish 2630-8

Register by 3 Dec

Test available 8 Nov - 5 Dec

Online Test