English Test Description

The English Placement Test comprises a 45-minute writing sample and a 50-minute multiple choice question test. Allow an additional 15 minutes for instruction. The English Placement Test begins with an essay assignment. And the multiple choice test is comprised of 65 questions administered in two separate components: 1) Reading Comprehension, and 2) Sentence Structure and Grammar. The reading and writing skills are assessed and the combined scores including other multiple measures determine English course placement. The English course placements are:

ENGL 1A Reading and Composition
ENGL 100 College Reading and Writing or ENGL 309 College Reading and Writing-Extensive
ENGL 307 Improvement of College Reading and Writing or ENGL 309 College Reading and Writing-Extensive
ENGL 305.1 Development of College Reading and Writing or ENGL 309 College Reading and Writing-Extensive
CSKLS 313 Foundations of College Reading and Writing
CSKLS 312 Grammar and Writing Skills