The Department of French and Italian will offer an examination of reading competency in French and Italian to graduate students from other departments. The examination will be held online. It will be available on Canvas from 8:00 A.M. to 11:59 P.M. EST on Monday, November 8th, 2021.
Please Note: The Reading Proficiency exam is only offered once a year and that there will be no make-up exam. If you have to take the exam this year, make sure you make the appropriate arrangement.
Format of the Proficiency Examinations
Translation of a short passage (35 lines) of scholarly prose in the humanities or social sciences.
Two questions in English on this passage (French exam only)
Use of a Bilingual dictionary is permitted (paper version only)
No use of grammar books or course books permitted
Duration: 90 minutes
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