Placement Test
Proficiency Exam


The Korean Language Proficiency Exam for Ph.D.

The time and date of the proficiency exam should be arranged with the director of the Korean Language Program in 402 Kent Hall (212) 854-5037.

The format of the exam is two hours, and consists of two parts--one hour for translation and one hour for comprehension. In part One, the usual length of translation is one page and in Part Two, the length of comprehension is normally two pages. For comprehension (Part Two), students are expected to answer questions in English based on the passages in Korean. Results can be found in Kent Hall 407 generally a week after the exam.





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