2023 Fall BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB Japanese Proficiency Test

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The 2023 Fall Japanese Language Proficiency Test for BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB students is scheduled for Friday, October 27, 2023. If you plan to satisfy the BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB language requirement by taking the Japanese proficiency test this semester, please sign up by Monday, October 23.

Please note that this test is only for BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB students who need to satisfy their language requirement. College students are not eligible for this test.

Below is how to sign up and prepare for the test. You will also find information about the test in the attached document.

This is how to sign up and prepare for the test:

  1. Sign up in an available slot by Monday, October 23, at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a054da5a87-japanese (new window)
  2. Make sure to specify your area of interest so that we can provide you with an article on a topic that is relevant to your selection.
  3. You will receive a newspaper article to read for the test and the Zoom link via email 24 hours before the scheduled test time.
  4. On the day of the test, join the meeting 2 minutes before the scheduled start time.
  5. During the test, you will be asked to summarize the content of the article, answer comprehension questions, and state your views on the topic discussed in the article. You will be allowed to see the article during the test. 
  6. After discussing the assigned article, you will be asked to talk about yourself and your interests including your campus life, your field of study, your professional goals, etc.

If you have questions, contact Yoshiko Mori at moriy@georgetown.edu (new window).