Placement Exams

All LLEA majors, except Russian majors, MUST consult the advisors listed below for mandatory advising prior to registration. A “hold” will be placed on your registration. After you have spoken to your advisor, your hold will be removed.

If you need further information regarding our courses, please contact the following advisors:

Division Advisor Phone No. Office E-mail
Address
Classics (Greek/Latin) Dr. Daniel Harris-McCoy (808)
956‑4183
Moore 459 harrismc@hawaii.edu
French (French/Italian)(BA majors) Jacob Huss (808) 956‑4175 Moore 490 jacob@hawaii.edu
French (1st/2nd year Coordinator) Joan Debrah (808) 956‑4179 Moore 494 joand@hawaii.edu
French (MA majors) Dr. Marie-José Fassiotto (808) 956‑4171 Moore 452 fmj@hawaii.edu
German Dr. Maryann Overstreet (808)
956‑4172
Moore 454 overst@hawaii.edu
Russian Dr. Virginia Bennett (808) 956‑4165 Moore 489 vbennett@hawaii.edu
Spanish (BA majors) Dr. Aránzazu Ascunce (808) 956‑4177 Moore 487 aranzazu@hawaii.edu
Spanish (MA majors) Dr. Joy Logan (808)
956‑4163
Moore 487 logan@hawaii.edu

French:

Continuing UH system French students may continue on to the next course.

Students with no prior French language experience should enroll in FR 101.

If you have prior French language experience (i.e., high school instruction, residence in a French speaking country, live with native speakers, etc.), you are encouraged to take the placement exam, except those students with college credit for French classes.

Registration is not required; test is given on a walk-in basis as space permits. Please arrive on time. 

Date Time Location
April 21 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Moore 152
April 22 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Moore 106
August 12 10:00 am – 11:00 am Moore 107

For more information or if you are not able to attend the placement exam at the times noted, contact Jacob Huss (jacob@hawaii.edu).

German:

Students with no prior German language experience should enroll in GER 101. Anyone wanting to enroll in GER 101 may do so without consent.

Native and near-native speakers of German may enroll in the following courses for credit: GER 312, GER 313, GER 320, GER 361, GER 371, any 400-level GER courses, and any of our LLEA courses, including LLEA 320, LLEA 340, LLEA 342 and LLEA 416. The remaining GER courses are designed for non-native speakers and will not be open to native- and near-native speakers. To obtain an override code in order to register for a GER course, please contact the instructor of the course.

Non-native speakers of German with prior experience (i.e., high school or college instruction, residence in a German-speaking country or household) who need assistance with placement in a course above GER 101 should take the placement exam at one of the times listed below.

Registration is not required; test is given on a walk-in basis as space permits. Please arrive on time. The test takes approximately 30 minutes.  Results are given upon completion of the test.

Date Time Location
May 5 1:30pm – 2:30pm Moore 465
August 20 10:00am – 11:00am Moore 465
August 25 1:30pm – 2:30pm Moore 465

For more information, contact Anna Hawajska-Waters (hawajska@hawaii.edu).

Spanish:

Continuing UH system Spanish students should continue on to the next course (see Spanish Division for assistance).

Students with no prior Spanish language experience may enroll in SPAN101. Students with prior Spanish language experience (i.e., high school instruction, contact with native speakers, etc.), must take the placement exam (see schedule below). For information on receiving back credits visit: http://www.hawaii.edu/gened/HSL/Guidelines2010.pdf

Placement exam: First come, first served. No reservations. Photo ID required. The test is free and takes approximately 15 – 20 minutes. Results are given upon completion of the test.

Date Time Location
April 8 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 9 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 21 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 22 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm Moore 153A
April 23 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 24 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 25 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 28 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 29 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
April 30 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
May 1 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm Moore 153A
August 11 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 12 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 18 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 19 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 20 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 21 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 25 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 26 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 27 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A
August 28 1:30 pm – 2:20 pm Moore 153A

For other registration questions contact the Spanish Division Chair, Eric Thau, (956-4440, thau@hawaii.edu) or the undergrad. Advisor, Aránzazu Ascunce (956-4177, aranzazu@hawaii.edu).

 

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