Language Placement Exam Schedule

*IMPORTANT*

Through out the academic year, NELC department offers proficiency exams for Arabic, Armenian (Western and Eastern), Hebrew and Persian. Generally, people use the exam to document proficiency with a foreign language for university or program requirement.  Please check with your institution to make sure our departmental exam is accepted.

 *Registration is required for all students taking the exam.

*If you are not a registered UCLA student, the exam costs $50. Payment MUST BE MADE prior to taking the exam.  Students who bring cash or check to the examination will be turned away.  Cash will never be accepted via mail or in person.  Please make checks out to "UC Regents" and mail them to:

NELC Proficiency Exam
UCLA
361 Humanities Building
LA, CA 90095

For general questions about exams, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . See below for more information about exam dates.

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ARMENIAN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT EXAM

Typically, exams are offered the first Saturday of every quarter at 1PM in Humanities Building Room 365.

Please register at https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/15f_armexempt

***Non-UCLA students must create a UCLA logon to register. Please see instructions at https://docs.ccle.ucla.edu/w/Obtaining_a_UCLA_Logon_ID

Both Eastern and Western Armenian exams available.

For more information contact Dr. Peter Cowe at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fall 2015: TBD

Winter 2016: TBD

Spring 2016: TBD


ARABIC LANGUAGE PLACEMENT EXAM

The Arabic placement exam is based on the book “Al-kitaab Fii Taa’llum Alarabiyya”. It includes listening, vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension, and composition. It is an online exam, however, it takes place on campus. Bring a photo ID to the exam.

Please register at https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/online-reg.-arabic#section-0.

***Non-UCLA students must create a UCLA logon to register. Please see instructions at https://docs.ccle.ucla.edu/w/Obtaining_a_UCLA_Logon_ID

The exam is offered in the beginning of the fall, winter, and spring quarters. If you fail to take the exam on the scheduled time, you will need to wait until the next time it's offered.

For more information contact Dr. Abeer Hamza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fall 2015: Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 11:00A-1:00P in Rolfe Hall 2118.

Winter 2016: TBD

Spring 2016: TBD


HEBREW LANGUAGE PLACEMENT EXAM

 

The Hebrew placement exam is offered on the first Wednesday of each quarter at 1:15 (exam length is one hour and a half), at 376C Humanities Bldg. Exam is moved if it falls on a Jewish Holiday.

 

The exam is written only and based on the textbook Ha-Yesod (found usually at UCLA Bookstore, textbook for Hebrew 1). The structure of the exam is found on the registration site.

You need to register. Bring a photo ID to the exam.

Please register at https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/hebrewplacementexam#section-0.

***Non-UCLA students must create a UCLA logon to register. Please see instructions at https://docs.ccle.ucla.edu/w/Obtaining_a_UCLA_Logon_ID

Contact Dr. Nancy Ezer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) if you need further clarification.

Fall 2015: Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 1:15P-2:45P in Humanities 365.

Winter 2016: Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 1:15P-2:45P in Humanities 365.

Spring 2016: Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 1:15P-2:45P in Humanities 365.


PERSIAN LANGUAGE PLACEMENT EXAM

Exam tests for exemption from beginning level Persian.

If you are interested in taking an exam to determine which level of Persian language courses to take, please contact Dr. Hagigi.

For more information contact Dr. Latifeh Hagigi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Please register at https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/iranianplacementexam.

 

***Non-UCLA students must create a UCLA logon to register. Please see instructions at https://docs.ccle.ucla.edu/w/Obtaining_a_UCLA_Logon_ID

For more information contact Dr. Latifeh Hagigi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Fall 2015: Tuesday, September 22, 2015; 11:00A-1:00P in Hunanities 365.

Winter 2016: None Offered.

Spring 2016: Tuesday, April 6, 2015; 11:00A-1:00P in Humanities 365.