Language Placement Test

Students must complete a mandatory Foreign Language (FL) graduation requirement.  Language placement for SPANISHFRENCHGERMAN, CHINESE, ARABIC, ASL, and JAPANESE varies and is based upon chosen language, past experience (in class, at home, or abroad), and test scores.  Use the chart below to guide you through the Language placement process.  Please note that the Webcape Placement Test, if required for your language placement, will take approximately 30 minutes.  Please complete the language placement process in a timely manner to ensure you can register in the language courses of your choosing. 

*If you are a transfer student, please review the "My Progress" section in Self Service to verify if your language requirement has been fulfilled.

If you require an oral assessment to complete your language placement, you MUST schedule it in the Oral Assessment form below: please note the day and time of your Oral Assessment in your calendar and please show up.  You must complete language placement prior to registration.  So please complete your placement as soon as possible. 

 

Note: You must be logged into https://my.redlands.edu/ to view the Oral Assessment form below and book an appointment.

 

If you have questions, please write cas_languageplacement@redlands.edu 

 

  If you have no experience in a language from class, home, or abroad: If you have experience in a language from class, home, or abroad: After taking the Webcape placement test:
Spanish
Register for SPAN 101.  Please note that an oral assessment will be given on the first day of class by the SPAN 101 instructor to confirm your placement. Use this link to the webcape placement test, select Spanish, take the test, get your score and return to this page. Based upon your score, follow the steps in the far-right column.

Score: < 481: Schedule an oral assessment in the form below.


Score: 481 to 550: Take the 3rd year written placement exam and then return to this page and schedule an oral assessment in the form below.

 

Score: > 550:
Take the 4th year written placement exam and then return to this page and schedule an oral assessment in the form below.

French
Register for French 101 Use this link to the webcape placement test, select French, take the test, get your score and return to this page. Based upon your score, follow the steps in the far-right column.

Score: Up to 165: Register for French 101

 

Score: >165

Schedule an oral assessment in the form below.
German
Register for German 101 Use this link to the webcape placement test,

select German, take the test, get your score and return to this page. Based upon your score, follow the steps in the far-right column.

Score: Up to 165: Register for German 101

 

Score: >165

Schedule an oral assessment in the form below.
Chinese
Register for Chinese 101 Use this link to the webcape placement test, select Chinese, take the test, get your score and return to this page. Based upon your score, follow the steps in the far-right column.

Score: Up to 200: Register for Chinese 101

 

Score: >200
Schedule an oral assessment in the form below.

Arabic
Register for Arabic 101

Register for Arabic 101.

 

Talk to Arabic 101 faculty member on first day of class.
 
Japanese
Register for Japanese 101

Register for Japanese 201.

 

Talk to Japanese 201 faculty member on the first day of class.
 
ASL
Register for ASL 101

Register for ASL 101.

 

Talk to ASL 101 faculty member on the first day of class.

 

 

Note: You must be logged in to https://my.redlands.edu/ to view the form below and book an appointment. If there is an issue with the embedded form, such as no visible dates, please try the direct bookings page.