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ESL Testing

CELSA (English as a Second Language) Placement Test for Credit Classes

 For individuals with English as a Second Language (ESL), the CELSA exam determines an English language level. The placement test is:

  • free.
  • a 45-minute, timed test.
  • for English language learners.  

Print a CELSA practice test.

Take an online practice CELSA test at

FEFR test for Noncredit ESL classes