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Foreign Language Placement Examination

You have been directed to this page because you are a new student who has declared a major or minor in a modern language. Successful completion of language courses requires accurate placement based on your proficiency of the language. Your level will be demonstrated by your performance on a language placement examination.


The language placement examination is accessible online. After clicking on the button, you will be asked to log in using the password:


Select the language you want to pursue (French, German, Spanish, or Italian); and then enter your name, email and Plattsburgh student ID number.

Take the Foreign Language Placement Examination

Your placement score will be displayed at the end of the exam. Be sure to click on "Finished" so your results are recorded.


For additional information, contact the Modern Languages and Culture Department, 224 Champlain Valley Hall at 518-564-2213, or Dr. Isabel Arredondo, at [email protected].

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