PLACEMENT TEST for Summer '18

If you have studied Japanese previously or speak it at home, you MUST take the placement exam to take Japanese language courses at UCSB.
The placement test consists of 1) conjugations (verbs, adjectives), 2)interview, 3)kanji, 4)Reading comprehension. It takes about an hour, depending on your level of Japanese.

To sign up for the placement test, please send your background information sheet to Yoko Yamauchi <> by Thursday, May 31.

Information Sheet (MS-Word)(Download)
Information Sheet (PDF)(Download)

*This placement exam is only for the students who are planning to take the first-year Japanese (Japan1 to 3) during summer '18. If you need to take a placement exam for a regular academic year, please check the website again in September for the announcement.