Placement Exams


Thanks for your interest in taking Vietnamese at Brown University!
We would like to ask all incoming students to take the placement test the week of August 22nd.
The test is about 60 minutes long and includes three parts.

● Part 1: Survey (10 minutes recommended). Part 1 is a short questionnaire that
asks you about your background in the language(s) you speak or have learned.


Japanese Placement Test for Fall 2022- Spring 2023
Thank you for your interest in studying Japanese with us here at Brown University. Please visit the placement test site. If you have further questions, please contact Suga sensei. We would like to ask all incoming students to take the placement test before the semester begins.



Korean Placement Test for Fall 2021

Placement Test for Korean: FAQs 

1. Who does NOT need to take a placement test? 

a)   The so-called ‘true beginners’ (i.e. who has never learned Korean before or who does not have any background/prior knowledge in the Korean language). These students can register for KREA0100. 

b)  Those students who completed a course at Brown with a passing grade and want to move up to the next level 


Chinese Placement Test for Fall 2022

The EAS Chinese Placement Test for the Fall of 2022 will be offered at 12pm on September 6th, 2022 in Barus & Holley at 184 Hope St, Providence, RI 02912 in Room 168.  Please bring your computer with you to the written test.

If you have any questions regarding the test, contact Yang Wang.

Please find a short introduction to the Chinese language program below: