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Score Guides

Thank you for taking the online placement test. The Placement Test Score Guide will help you determine which courses you are allowed to take based on your test score.

Students may only enroll in courses that correspond with their test score - it is not possible to enroll in a lower or higher level course than is indicated in the Placement Test Score Guide.

Next Steps

Select your placement test guide by clicking on the French or Spanish tab above.

Click on the Test Score that corresponds to your placement test results. The courses that you are permitted to enrol in will be listed in the drop-down menu.

You may use RAMSS to enrol in the courses listed as appropriate to your test score; if you have a valid enrolment appointment or it is currently the Open Enrolment period.

If you have already enroled in a beginner level (101) course and your test results indicate that you belong in a more advanced class, please drop the beginner courses and enrol in the appropriate course.

Should you have any concerns regarding your placement results or level, please contact:

French: Dr. Lara Popic at lpopic@ryerson.ca 

Spanish: Dr. Mignette Garvida at mgarvida@ryerson.ca

Arabic: Dr. Rania Ibrahim at rania.ibrahim@ryerson.ca

Chinese: Dr. John Stowe at jstowe@ryerson.ca

If you encounter any difficulties enrolling, please contact Wendy Crolla, Program Administrator for Languages, Literatures and Cultures at wcrolla@ryerson.ca 

To identify the specific range of courses available to you based on your placement test results, click on the number below that corresponds with your placement test score.

Students may only enroll in courses that correspond with their test score - it is not possible to enroll in a lower or higher level course than is indicated in the Placement Test Score Guide.

You may enrol in ARB 101: Introductory Arabic I

You may enrol in ARB 201: Introductory Arabic II

You may enrol in ARB 301: Intermediate Arabic I

You may enrol in ARB 300: Principles in Arabic Writing

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • ARB 401: Intermediate Arabic
  • ARB 402: Arabic Conversation and Pronunciation

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • ARB 402: Arabic Conversation and Pronunciation
  • ARB 501: Advanced Arabic I 

You may enrol in ARB 601: Advanced Arabic II

To identify the specific range of courses available to you based on your placement test results, click on the number below that corresponds with your placement test score.

Students may only enroll in courses that correspond with their test score - it is not possible to enroll in a lower or higher level course than is indicated in the Placement Test Score Guide.

You may enrol in CHN 101: Introductory Chinese I

You may enrol in CHN 201: Introductory Chinese II

You may enrol in CHN 301: Intermediate Chinese I

Note: Upon completion of CHN 301, you may enrol in CHN 401: Intermediate Chinese II.

You may enrol in CHN501: Advanced Chinese I.

Note: Upon completion of CHN 501, you may enrol in CHN 601: Advanced Chinese II.

You may enrol in CHN 612: Contemporary Chinese Language and Culture.

To identify the specific range of courses available to you based on your placement test results, click on the number below that corresponds with your placement test score.

Students may only enroll in courses that correspond with their test score - it is not possible to enroll in a lower or higher level course than is indicated in the Placement Test Score Guide.

You may enrol in FRE 101: Introductory French I

You may enrol in FRE 201: Introductory French II

You may enrol in the following courses:

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • FRE 302: French Food, Wine and Hospitality
  • FRE 303: French and Fashion
  • FRE 401: Intermediate French II
  • FRE 402: French Conversation and Pronunciation

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • FRE 402: French Conversation and Pronunciation
  • FRE 501: Speaking and Writing French I

You may enrol in FRE 501: Speaking and Writing French I.

You may enrol in FRE 601: Speaking and Writing French II.

Note: Students who finish with a B+ or higher in FRE 501 may request permission to enrol in FRE 515 or bypass FRE 601 to take advanced courses.

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • FRE 503: Middle Ages to Classicism
  • FRE 505: French Language and Culture
  • FRE 507: English-French Translation I
  • FRE 508: Intro to 20th C French Literature I
  • FRE 509: Franco-Canadian Literature I
  • FRE 510: Effective Writing
  • FRE 515: Introduction to Business French
  • FRE 516: Politics and Play in French Poetry
  • FRE 603: Enlightenment to La Belle Époque
  • FRE 605: Francophone Language and Culture
  • FRE 607: English-French Translation II
  • FRE 608: Intro to 20th C French Literature II
  • FRE 609: Franco-Canadian Literature II
  • FRE 610: Cultural Context of Writing
  • FRE 701: French for Today
  • FRE 703: French Theatre: Classicism to Romanticism
  • FRE 704: Intro to Franco-Canadian Culture I
  • FRE 706: The Life and Times of the French Language
  • FRE 707: Introduction to French-English Translation
  • FRE 709: Children's Literature in French
  • FRE 801: French and New Media
  • FRE 803: French Theatre: 20th C and Contemporary
  • FRE 804: Intro to Franco-Canadian Culture II
  • FRE 805: French Language Teaching Methodologies
  • FRE 900: Senior French Seminar
  • FRE 901: Francophone Women Writers
  • FRE 902: Gender and Decadence 1850-1920
  • FRE 903: The Francophone Short Story

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • FRE 502: Communication and Business French
  • FRE 503: Middle Ages to Classicism
  • FRE 505: French Language and Culture
  • FRE 507: English-French Translation I
  • FRE 508: Intro to 20th C French Literature I
  • FRE 509: Franco-Canadian Literature I
  • FRE 510: Effective Writing
  • FRE 516: Politics and Play in French Poetry
  • FRE 602: Business French in Practice
  • FRE 603: Enlightenment to La Belle Époque
  • FRE 605: Francophone Language and Culture
  • FRE 607: English-French Translation II
  • FRE 608: Intro to 20th C French Literature II
  • FRE 609: Franco-Canadian Literature II
  • FRE 610: Cultural Context of Writing
  • FRE 701: French for Today
  • FRE 703: French Theatre: Classicism to Romanticism
  • FRE 704: Intro to Franco-Canadian Culture I
  • FRE 706: The Life and Times of the French Language
  • FRE 707: Introduction to French-English Translation
  • FRE 709: Children's Literature in French
  • FRE 801: French and New Media
  • FRE 803: French Theatre: 20th C and Contemporary
  • FRE 804: Intro to Franco-Canadian Culture II
  • FRE 805: French Language Teaching Methodologies
  • FRE 900: Senior French Seminar
  • FRE 901: Francophone Women Writers
  • FRE 902: Gender and Decadence 1850-1920
  • FRE 903: The Francophone Short Story

To identify the specific range of courses available to you based on your placement test results, click on the number below that corresponds with your placement test score.

Students may only enroll in courses that correspond with their test score - it is not possible to enroll in a lower or higher level course than is indicated in the Placement Test Score Guide.

You may enrol in SPN 101: Introductory Spanish I.

You may enrol in SPN 201: Introductory Spanish II.

You may enrol in SPN 301: Intermediate Spanish I.

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • SPN 401: Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPN 402: Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • SPN 402: Spanish Conversation and Pronunciation
  • SPN 501: Advanced Spanish I

You may enrol in SPN 601: Advanced Spanish II.

Note: Students who finish with a B+ or higher in SPN 501 may request permission to enrol in SPN 515 or bypass SPN 601 to take advanced courses.

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • SPN 503: Gender and Religion in Early Modern Spain
  • SPN 507: English-Spanish Translation I
  • SPN 515: Introduction to Business Spanish
  • SPN 607: English-Spanish Translation II
  • SPN 704: Latin American Culture I
  • SPN 705: The Boom in Latin American Literature
  • SPN 707: Spanish-English Translation
  • SPN 708: Contemporary Spanish Fiction
  • SPN 710: History of the Spanish Language
  • SPN 802: Spanish for Business Strategies
  • SPN 803: Latin American Short Story
  • SPN 804: Latin American Culture II
  • SPN 805: Spanish Language Teaching Methodologies
  • SPN 810: Cultural Context of Writing
  • SPN 900: Senior Spanish Seminar

You may enrol in the following courses:

  • SPN 503: Gender and Religion in Early Modern Spain
  • SPN 507: English-Spanish Translation I
  • SPN 510: Spanish for Native Speakers
  • SPN 607: English-Spanish Translation II
  • SPN 610: Spanish Composition for Native Speakers
  • SPN 702: Communication in Business Spanish
  • SPN 704: Latin American Culture I
  • SPN 705: The Boom in Latin American Literature
  • SPN 707: Spanish-English Translation
  • SPN 708: Contemporary Spanish Fiction
  • SPN 710: History of the Spanish Language
  • SPN 802: Spanish for Business Strategies
  • SPN 803: Latin American Short Story
  • SPN 804: Latin American Culture II
  • SPN 805: Spanish Language Teaching Methodologies
  • SPN 810: Cultural Context of Writing
  • SPN 900: Senior Spanish Seminar