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ESL Assessment

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL):

The ESL assessment is taken on a computer and is untimed. Most students take approximately one hour to complete it.

The ESL assessment is designed for students for who want to learn how to speak/read/write in English and/or English learner students coming from other countries who did not complete high school in the U.S.

The ESL assessment is in 3 parts and is multiple choice:

  • ACCUPLACER ESL Reading Skills
    • The Reading Skills test evaluates comprehension of short passages. There are 20 questions to this test.
  • ACCUPLACER ESL Language Use
    • The Language Use test measures grammar and usage. There are 20 questions to this test.
  • ACCUPLACER ESL Sentence Meaning
    • Sentence Meaning assesses the understanding of word meanings in one or two-sentence contexts. There are 20 questions to this test.

 

You may place in any of the following ESL courses:

ESL 8

Advanced ESL Composition

ESL 6A

College ESL VI: Writing + Grammar

ESL 5A

College ESL V: Writing + Grammar

ESL 4A

College ESL IV: Writing + Grammar

ESL 3A

College ESL III: Writing + Grammar