Spring 2022: Language Placement Test and Oral Interview

Department: East Asian Studies

Post Date: March 9, 2022

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

Placement Test Date and Times:

Monday, May 9

Tuesday, May 3

Students intending to enroll in a Chinese language class at UCI for the first time must first complete an online placement assessment at https://www.humanities.uci.edu/placement/chinese
Look for further instructions in the closing message when you submit the online assessment.
For questions, please contact Ruohmei Hsieh, Chinese Language Coordinator at rhsieh@uci.edu

Oral Interview:

For students who complete placement tests, oral interviews (one-on-one speaking test) will be offered from 12:30-1:30pm on Thursday, May 5, 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, hriggs@uci.edu for more information.

After the test, appear for a Faculty Oral Interview to get your placement and obtain authorization to register for Korean class. Interview is offered on Thursday, May 12th, 10:00am-12:00pm at HIB 375.  The oral interview will be conducted on the first-come-first-served basis. Be sure to bring your language background survey form and your student ID card with you at the time of the interview. For inquiries about the Faculty Oral Interview, contact Hyunyoung Hyun, Korean Language Program Coordinator at hhyun@uci.edu.