Registration

Students who have NEVER BEEN ENROLLED in Japanese I will be eligible to take the exam. Students interested in taking the Japanese I Test-Out need to be in at least the eighth grade. Register online using the link below. Students will be required to bring their student ID with them to the exam. Students who pass this exam will be awarded 1 world language credit on their high school transcript. The results of the test-out will not affect their grade point average.

Spring Administration

Test Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Churchill High School Computer Lab

Note: Please bring headphones.

 

REGISTRATION is from December 4-19, 2013, 2013.

Test Components

The exam has two sections: a reading section and a listening section. Grammar and vocabulary questions are embedded in both sections.

Section

Length

Content

Listening

Level 1: 10 minutes


Level 2: 20 minutes

Various quasi-authentic audio listening texts with comprehension questions in English and related grammar/vocabulary questions in Japanese. All questions are multiple-choice.

Reading

Level 1:20 minutes


Level 2: 35 minutes

Various quasi-authentic text readings with comprehension questions in English and related grammar/vocabulary questions in Japanese. All questions are multiple-choice.

 

For material and concepts to be covered on the assessment, please visit the National Japanese Exam Content page.  

 

Please feel free to visit the MDE website for more detailed information about the Michigan Merit Curriculum World Language High School Content Expectations.

Test Results

Students must score 80% or better in order to receive credit.

A letter will be sent to the parent/guardian indicating whether or not their student passed the test-out. Counselors will be informed via email by Matthew Miga.

Click here to register!