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World Languages and Cultures

College of Arts and Humanities

Language Placement Testing


Instructions for Language Placement Exam


1.     Make an appointment with Testing Services to take the exam. They can be reached by telephone (509-963-1847), in person at 105 Bullion Hall, or online at You can pay the $25 fee directly to Testing Services through their web page.

2.     Take the test at your scheduled time. Make sure you have your student ID.

3.     Email the advisor for your language (see table below) once you have completed the test to schedule a meeting for final placement.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: The placement test scores are not tied into CWU’s computer system. Therefore, you will not be able to enroll yourself in a class above the 151 level through MyCWU. To enroll in a course above the 151 level, you must contact your advisor who will be able to facilitate your enrollment.


World Languages Advisors





Yuanxia Liu

L&L 102J


Dr. Michael Johnson

L&L 102O


Dr. Laurie Moshier

L&L 102G


Dr. Rodney Bransdorfer

L&L 102M


Dr. Volha Isakava

L&L 102F


As we do not have placement exams for Japanese or American Sign Language (ASL), please contact the advisors for those programs directly.


Japanese:     Dr. Joshua Nelson


ASL:    Dr. Taralynn Petrites.

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