University of Ottawa Placement Test
The Placement Test is used at the University of Ottawa to place students and employees in various courses.
- ESL/FLS Courses
- Immersion Courses
- Personnel Courses
- Language Training Services for Academic Staff
The test evaluates listening and reading comprehension:
The test-taker will listen to passages and answer multiple-choice questions. There are 3 short dialogues which are heard only once and 2 longer passages which are heard twice.
Involves reading passages from two texts and answering multiple-choice questions and completing a fill-in-the-blanks passage, in which a text is completed by selecting the appropriate word from each drop-down.
Taking the Test
The placement test is accessed through the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute’s Testing Portal. In the portal the test-taker will be asked a few questions to direct them to the correct test.