This Arabic placement exam is designed for the sole purpose as a placement tool for the students of George Washington University. Any other use for this exam is unauthorized; it may not be reproduced, copied, shared with others, or utilized without the written permission of Professor Esseesy.
NOTE: Students seeking to opt out of the foreign language requirement at GW or receiving credits for courses at levels beyond the ones specified in this test, will be required to take a separate, proctored exam as well as an oral proficiency interview.
To take the Arabic placement exam, create a free Quia account. To do this:
Now you're done! Come back to this page and take the test below.
- Go to the Quia Web site.
- Click the link labeled "Create my free account."
- Fill out the form that appears. Select "Student" as the account type. Record or memorize your username and password.
- When you are done, press the "Create my account" button. You should now be in your account information page. Type in the class code KCXC886 at the bottom of the page and press the "Add class" button.
In order to be place accurately, it is important that you work independently without the help of a grammar book, dictionary, or online resources.
Students who change their score in order to get into a course that is inappropriate for their level will not be permitted to remain in that course and may find themselves closed out of courses that better fit their language level.
To interpret your exam results and convert them to course levels you need to consult the table below. To be placed in a given language level, you should have scored the number of the correct answers that falls within the range indicated next to the corresponding course and question numbers. For example, if you scored 10 correct answers out of the first 12 questions, you are eligible to register for ARAB 1002.
CORESPONDING QUESTION #S
NUMBER OF CORRECT ANSWERS
RANGE OF QUESTIONS
FEWER THAN 10 CORRECT
AT LEAST 10 CORRECT
AT LEAST 34 CORRECT
AT LEAST 47 CORRECT
AT LEAST 62+ ORAL INTERVIEW
AT LEAST 70
The link to the quiz is in the box below