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Challenge Exams - Languages

For taking challenge exams for Asian languages, the first step is to  carefully  read this site:

GUIDELINES FOR CHALLENGE EXAM

Then, visit the  Language Learning Research Center , (Humanities 2125, Z=5352, 631-632-6914) for more information and advice.


CHINESE

SPRING 2019 Exam Coordinator:  Tingda (Hannah) Li

Exam Dates:  LEVEL 1 & 2 (100 & 200 level):  Friday, April 19, 2019, 1:00-3:00 pm.  Location: Library E4315
                          LEVEL 3 (for 300 level): Friday, April 26, 2019, 1:00-4:00 pm.  Location: Library E4315

INDIAN LANGUAGES

Bengali, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil

The Challenge Exam consists of four parts: speaking, understanding, reading and writing.  If you do not read or write the exam language, you cannot take the Challenge Exam.  You will have to learn to read and write the language in order to take the Challenge Exam. The level expected in the exam is that of someone graduating from high school. The exam is given once each semester and cannot be taken during the final exam period or at any other time. Speak with your major/minor adviser to assure that you meet the language requirement before graduation.  

SPRING 2019 Exam Coordinator: Frances Kelley

Exam Dates/Times: Monday, March 11, 2019 /11:00-1:00 pm                
                                               Wednesday, March 13, 2019/ 11:00-1:00 pm          

Location: Mattoo Center for India Studies, E-5350 Melville Library

Phone:  631-632-9742
Email:  frances.kelley@stonybrook.edu

* These are the ONLY dates the Challenge Exam will be given during Spring semster 2019.  The exam will NOT be given at the end of the semester or during exam week.  The exam will not be given again until Fall 2019.

JAPANESE

Proctor: Professor Eriko Sato

Exam Dates & Time: By appointment

Location: HUM 1123

KOREAN

Each applicant is expected to submit to Professor Heejeong Sohn (Melville Library N5520) the application form signed by an academic advisor. The bursar’s receipt should be stapled to the form. The form should be brought to Prof. Sohn  prior to the designated test date. No other exams than those specified below will be given in the semester.

Go To The Center of Korean Studies Website .

FILIPINO 

Proctor: Professor Nerissa Balce 

Each applicant is expected to submit to Professor Balce (Humanities 1115) the application form signed by an academic advisor. The bursar’s receipt should be stapled to the form. The form should be brought to Prof. Balce on the day of the  test date. 

Deadline to apply for the Filipino exam:  FRIDAY, March 2, 2018  by 4:00 p.m.

Exam Dates & Time:  TUESDAY, March 6, 2018,  2:00-4:00 pm

Location: Meet at HUM 1115

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