English Placement Test Preparation
⇒ Download the Accuplacer Sample Questions for Students (English: Pages 1-7).
⇒ Be Prepared: Understand the Test Format
If you need help with answering the above questions, contact the Testing & Assessment Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at 650-949-7743.
⇒ Highly Recommended: Sumbit your OFFICIAL high school transcript to Admissions & Records for more accurate placement.
This test is designed to measure how well you understand what you read. It contains 20 questions. Some are of the sentence relationship type in which you must choose how sentences are related. Other questions refer to reading passages of varying lengths.
Two kinds of questions are given in this test. Sentence correction questions ask you to choose a word or a phrase to substitute for an underlined portion of a sentence. Construction shift questions ask that a sentence be rewritten in a specific way without changing the meaning. A broad variety of topics are included here. You will be presented a total of 20 questions.
Visit Accuplacer site to access the free online study application. Another great review option is Khan Academy. Khan Academy is a free online resource that provides general review on a variety of topics, including those covered on all of our placement tests.
Placement Testing is available by appointment only.