Placement

Language placement (general information)

The Department offers the Russian placement test on Wednesday (written part) and Thursday (oral part) the week before the first day of classes in the fall to register for fall classes. Please make your traveling plans accordingly. Students who wish to take a Russian placement test at any other time in the fall to register for spring semester, who need a reading proficiency exam, or who have particular questions about placing into/out of Russian language courses including heritage courses, should contact Alla Smyslova Subject line: Placement Test.
 

Please make your travel plans accordingly.

Questions? Contact Alla Smyslova as2157@columbia.edu
 

Russian Placement Test – Fall 2020

The Russian placement test consists of two parts – written (grammar and essay—about two hours) and oral (a 20-minute long interview). This year, both parts are administered remotely via zoom The written part will be offered on Friday, August 28 at 1:00-3:00 Follow-up oral interviews will be held on Monday, August 31 You need to sign-up for the interview. See links below for both meetings and the sign-up sheet.

Questions? Contact Alla Smyslova as2157@columbia.edu

Written part: Friday, August 28 at 1:00-3:00

Zoom meeting    https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5498027826 

                             Meeting ID 549 802 7826

Written part: instructions and structure here

 


Oral interviews: Monday, August 31
Sign-up sheet is available    here 

Zoom meeting     https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/j/5498027826  

                              Meeting ID 549 802 7826