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Placement

Placement Testing Dates

Summer 2016
Friday June 10 1:00–3:00pm

Fall 2016
Wednesday August 31 10:00am–12:00noon
Thursday September 1 3:00–5:00pm

Spring 2017
Thursday January 12, 2017 3:00–5:00pm 227 Folwell Hall

 

All students are required to take a placement test unless they have previously completed Chinese language courses at the University of Minnesota. No sign-up is needed for taking the Chinese placement tests—simply arrive ten minutes before testing time. 

If you want to prepare for the test, please take a look at Integrated Chinese. These books are available at the University Bookstore in Coffman Union. You will be tested on listening, speaking, grammar, and reading comprehension.

Placement tests are held in 227 Folwell Hall.

Course What to Study
Chinese 1012 (Beginning Modern Chinese, second semester) Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 1
Chinese 3021 (Intermediate Modern Chinese, first semester) Integrated Chinese, Level 1, Part 2
Chinese 3022 (Intermediate Modern Chinese, second semester) Integrated Chinese, Level 2, Lessons 1–10
Chinese 3031 (Third Year Chinese, first semester) Integrated Chinese, Level 2