Spanish Reading Proficiency Exam

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese will offer its annual examination on reading proficiency in Spanish to graduate students from other departments on

Thursday, November 17, 2022
9:00am to 6:00pm EST

Format: The exam will be accessible on CANVAS. Students will have 90 minutes to complete:

• A translation from Spanish into English of a short passage (35 lines) of scholarly prose in the humanities or social sciences.
• Two questions in English on a different passage.

The use of a bilingual dictionary is permitted (paper version only). The use of online dictionaries and automatic translators is strictly forbidden under the University’s Honor Code.

Registration: To register, graduate students should provide their name, department and e-mail address to Prof. Mariana Bono,, by Friday, November 11th, 2022.

• Registered students will receive a link to the CANVAS site the day before the exam.
• Students who do not register in advance will not be able to take the exam.

The Reading Proficiency exam is only offered once a year and that there will be no make-up exam. Students who must take the exam this year must make sure to make the appropriate arrangements.



Mariana Bono, Associate Director of Spanish Language Program