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.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
9:00am to 5:00pm EST
Duration: 90 minutes

Format: The exam will be accessible on CANVAS. It comprises:

  • 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: In order to register, graduate students should provide their name, department and e-mail address to Prof. Mariana Bono,, by Thursday, October 15th, 2020.

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


Mariana Bono, Associate Director of Spanish Language Program