Placement Test: English
About the Test
The English placement test includes three (3) parts:
To improve the success of students, the Language Arts faculty has found that students progress best if their reading and writing skills are comparable. Consequently, if your reading placement is lower than your writing placement, you must enroll in the reading course first.
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Who should take the English Placement Test?
All students who wish to take English courses should test unless they have:
Students whose strongest language is not English and who have not studied 6 or more years in a school where all courses were taught in English are advised to take the ESL test.
Can course work from other colleges be used to clear English prerequisites?
Students who complete ENGLISH WRITING 1A or higher courses at other colleges ("C" grade or higher) can submit their transcript for review by downloading and filling out the Prerequisite Clearance Request Form. English courses below college level are not used to clear prerequisites.
Foothill students who have completed English courses ( C" grade or higher) or are in progress of completing a course should fill out the Prerequisite Clearance Request Form. They do not need to submit their transcript.
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