Take a Practice Test
Due to the fact test determines very first year course load, it is vital that you become acquainted with the test format, test questions, and test strategies and that you practice taking the test. To do so, we strongly recommend that you:
Overall, the placement test is made from two parts: an English or ESL Part and a Math Part.
If the primary language that is spoken other than English, you may be asked to use the ESL part, which include ESL Listening, ESL Writing, and ESL Reading Skills sections.
On the other hand, you will be asked to take the English part, which includes English Writing (Writeplacer) and English Reading Comprehension (Next-Generation Reading) Sections if you are a native English speaker.
Finally, the Math Part is composed of three sections:
- Next-Generation Arithmetic
- Next-Generation Quantitative Reasoning Algebra, and Statistics (QAS)
- Next-Generation Advanced Algebra and Functions (AAF)
Dependent on your performance, you may be asked to take one, two, or all three parts of the Math Test.
All parts and chapters of the placement test are computer-based, and offered by the key Campus and Regional Centers. No computer skills are required. You simply use the mouse to go through the answer.
English and ESL sections that are writing
In the English or ESL writing sections, you will have 60 minutes to write about an interest you will end up considering that day. Topics are chosen randomly. The writing sample will be scored by ACCUPLACER; if required, it might also be reviewed by people in the English Department who are taught to read and evaluate placement essays. Your essay shall be read by at least one faculty member, that will rescore your essay for placement. The combined scores regarding the faculty reader and ACCUPLACER, along with your score on either the Next-Generation Reading or ESL Reading Skills section, will be used to find out your placement in English classes. Continue reading Please take a moment to check out the test descriptions below. They are going to help provide you with an idea of what to expect on the placement test that is actual.