Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

College of Letters & Science

Placement Tests

Our department requires that students with any prior knowledge of Chinese, Japanese or Korean who are new to the department take a placement test before enrolling in a language course.  Specific dates and information are as follow:

Chinese

Our department administers the computer based Chinese placement tests throughout the year, the dates of the next placement tests are below.  Please contact Rachel Weiss (rweiss@wisc.edu) for more information and to register.  When emailing please provide your campus NetID (not campus ID number, but what you use to login to MyUW).  For further information on the Chinese placement test, please click here.

2017

  • January 11, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 274 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • January 17, 2017 (Tuesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • January 20, 2017 (Friday, Room 274 Van Hise Hall, 1:00 - 4:00 pm)
  • February 17, 2017 (Friday, Room 274 Van Hise Hall, 9.00 am - 12.00 pm)
  • April 13, 2017 (Thursday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • May 4, 2017 (Thursday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • June 8, 2017 (Thursday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • June 15, 2017 (Thursday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • July 12, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • July 26, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • August 9, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • August 16, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • August 23, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • August 30, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • September 5, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  • November 15, 2017 (Wednesday, Room 250 Van Hise Hall, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm)


Japanese

Please contact Prof. Naomi Geyer (nfgeyer@wisc.edu) for questions regarding the Japanese placement test.  Please provide your Japanese language background experience.

Korean

The placement test will be an oral interview (20-25 minutes) and a short writing in Korean (25-30 minutes).  To schedule your placement test, contacnt Prof. Byung-jin Lim (byungjin.lim@wisc.edu), the Korean Language Program.

  • January 26, 2017 (Room 1214 Van Hise, 2:30-3:30pm, Thursday)
  • February 23, 2017 (Room 1214 Van Hise, 2:30-3:30pm, Thursday)
  • March 30,2017 (Room 1214 Van Hise, 2:30-3:30pm, Thursday)
  • April 27, 2017 (Room 1214 Van Hise, 2:30-3:30pm, Thursday)