La Sierra Testing Center
Michigan Test Language Testing
This test is administered to international students who were educated in countries other than the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia or New Zealand. Students with O levels are exempt from this exam. The exam consists of two sections--language and listening proficiency. Students have 75 minutes (1 hour & 15 minutes) to complete the language proficiency section, while the listening section runs for approximately 20 minutes. Both sections of the exam are based on multiple-choice questions.
The content and format of the exam is roughly similar to the TOEFL test.
Students who score 86%ile average and at least 77%ile in Language Proficiency, may take the college writing test, and be placed on the basis of these results. Students who score 77-85%ile average may register for 2 courses in English as a Second Language and 2 additional courses. Finally, students who score 76%ile average and below will register for English as a Second Language courses only. The michgan language exam may be retaken after 3 months
Students need to contact the director to schedule a test. Please call (951) 785-2453 or email Erin Lowry.
A current photo id, like a passport or driver's license, and $35 is needed to take the test.