World Languages Credit Exam

The 2022 World Languages Credit Exam will be administered on November 3, 9 and 10, at West Springfield HS, Centreville HS, and Edison HS. Thirty languages will be included: American Sign Language, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (Mandarin), Farsi, French, German, Greek*, Hebrew*, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Pashto, Portuguese*, Punjabi, Russian, Sanskrit, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Tigrinya, Turkish*, Twi, Urdu, and Vietnamese. *Greek, Hebrew, Portuguese and Turkish will be offered by the Writing Proficiency Test by Language Testing International. Students must be able to read and comprehend exam instructions and writing prompts in the exam language. The Credit Exam requires students to write multiple well-developed essays about personal experiences using complete sentences and at least three cohesive paragraphs. Students earn credit based on the level of proficiency demonstrated by their writing.

Registration will open on September 6 and close on October 6 at 4 p.m. Late registrations will not be accepted. Students can register for the WLCE with their School Counselor. More information on the WLCE can be found at https://www.fcps.edu/academics/high-school-academics-9-12/world-languag…