Language Course Placement

Foreign Languages & Literatures - Language Course Placement

Not sure of which level of language course to take?

See the instructions below:

First-year students

Please follow the instructions on the First-Year Student Registration website

Continuing students interested in chinese, French, German, or Spanish

Sophomores, juniors and seniors, please take the Online Placement Test (5-20 minutes)

Students OF Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Latin, or Russian

Consult a professor in your desired language for advice

True beginners

Those with NO prior experience in the target language should register for the year-long, two-semester sequence, Elementary 101 (offered only in the fall) and Elementary 102 (offered only in the spring).

Contact Us

Sidney Donnell, Department Head
404 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-5260
donnells@lafayette.edu

Markus Dubischar, Assistant Head
423 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-5293
dubischm@lafayette.edu

Joli Mellett, Department Secretary
410 Pardee Hall
(610) 330-5252
mellettj@lafayette.edu

Foreign Languages and Literatures
Lafayette College
413 Pardee Hall
Easton, PA 18042
(610) 330-5252
(610) 330-5656 (fax)