Winter 2022: Language Placement Test and Oral Interview

Department: East Asian Studies

Post Date: December 1, 2021

News Details

Students may register for this exam through the UCI Academic Testing Center website.

Placement Test Date and Times:

Tuesday, February 8

Tuesday, February 8

Students intending to enroll in a Chinese language class at UCI for the first time must first complete an online placement assessment at
Look for further instructions in the closing message when you submit the online assessment.
For questions, please contact Ruohmei Hsieh, Chinese Language Coordinator at

Oral Interview:

For students who complete placement tests, oral interviews (one-on-one speaking test) will be offered from 12:45-1:45pm, on Wednesday, February 9, in HIB-448. It is on a walk-in basis and no appointment is necessary. Be sure to bring the test results with you. Your web registration restriction will be removed after the interview
Email Hidemi Riggs, Japanese Coordinator, for more information.

After the test, appear for a Faculty Oral Interview to get your placement and obtain authorization to register for Korean class. Required oral interview via Zoom is Tuesday 2/15 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.
You can contact Hyunyoung Hyun,, Korean coordinator for the zoom link.