Spring 2019 Japanese Language Proficiency Test

Dear BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB Students,

2019 Spring Japanese Language Proficiency Test for BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB
students is scheduled for April 9-10, 2019. If you plan to satisfy
the BSFS/MSFS/MASIA/MSB foreign language requirement by taking the
Japanese test, please sign up for the exam by Friday, April 5 at:

Please direct inquiries to the Japanese Language Coordinator, Yoshiko Mori (moriy@georgetown.edu)


  1. Sign up in an available slot by Friday April 5 at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a054da5a87-japanese. Make sure to specify an area of your interest so that we can provide you with an article on a topic relevant to your selection.
  2. On the day before the test, you will receive a newspaper article via e-mail.
  3. On the day of the test, report to your test room five minutes before the scheduled start time.
  4. 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 bring a copy of the article to the test.
  5. After discussing the assigned article, you will be asked questions about yourself and your interests including your campus life, a field of your study, your professional goals, etc.

Good Luck!