ESL Placement Exam | English as Second Language | Webster University

English as Second Language (ESL) Placement Exam

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, all test days are considered tentative.

Online, synchronous placement testing is available. Please contact the ESL Director at ctrachtova77@webster.edu to set up individual online testing. 

Placement Exam Dates: Fall 2020*

Thursday, August 13, 2020  (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future graduate students or undergraduate students

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future undergraduate students only

Thursday, October 15, 2020 (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future graduate students or undergraduate students

Placement Exam Dates: Spring 2021*

Monday, January 4, 2021 (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future graduate students or undergraduate students

Thursday, January 7, 2021 (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future undergraduate students only

Thursday, March 11, 2021 (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future graduate students or undergraduate students

Thursday, May 27, 2021 (EPT, written, oral)
Recommended for future graduate students or undergraduate students

*Individual test dates also available

  

Placement Exam Schedule (all times approximate except start time):

10 am – 2 pm
CaMLA EPT: 60 minutes
Written Exam: 90 minutes for reading and writing and essay
Oral Exam: 15 or so minutes per student

Additional notes:

  • Please call or email ctrachtova77@webster.edu to confirm the testing room location before the test date
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to test time in order to check in and pay. The test usually begins at 10 am. Please contact Carolyn Trachtova to verify
  • Testing fee: $20 (cash or check made out to Webster University – No debit or credit cards). You will pay your testing fee on the day of the test.
  • Please bring #2 pencils and a picture ID.
  • You can use a paper dictionary for the written portion. No electronic dictionaries or cell phones can be used during the test.
  • Additional information about the test can be obtained in the ESL Office, 405 Browning Hall (ISB) by appointment.

To schedule a placement exam, please contact:

 

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