School of Foreign Languages

English Exam Information

English Exam Information

First Round: Placement Test
 
Date: 17/09/2018
Time: 10:00 – 11:40
Location: MEF University, Maslak Campus (room numbers will be announced on www.mef.edu.tr)
Test details: 100 multiple-choice questions.
Passing score: 81%
Results: Announced on www.mef.edu.tr at 19:00 on 17/09/2018.

Result of ‘S’ ⇒ Take the Proficiency Exam on 19/09/2018, 20/09/2018 or 21/09/2018
Result of ‘B’ ⇒ Eligible for the free Beginner Level Course *
Result of ‘U’ ⇒ Enter MEF English Language Preparatory Programme (levels will be announced on www.mef.edu.tr at 1700 on 21/09/2018)
Requirements:   MEF University student ID card
                             TC kimlik number
 
*Beginner Level course:
Students who score below 45 on the First Round Placement Test will be eligible to take a 16-hour ‘Pre-Level 1’ course, which will run 09:00 – 13:00 Tuesday 18/09/2018 – Friday 21/09/2018. Classroom numbers will be announced on www.mef.edu.tr at 19:00 on 17/09/2018.
The course is free and is designed to help those students with very little or no English, to grasp the basics so that they are ready to cope with Level 1. Students will learn the basic structure of the language as well as the essential vocabulary they need to make sense of what is expected in Level 1.

The course covers the following areas:

Greetings
Alphabet
Numbers 1-100
Classroom Language
Basic Adjectives
Common Verb Collocations
Question Words
Introducing Yourself
Present Simple

Students who do not take the First Round Placement Test cannot join the course, so if you are worried that your English level is low, please take the test so that you have the opportunity to join the course if you need to.
 
Second Round: VEPT-Proficiency Exam
 
Dates: 19/09/2018, 20/09/2018, 21/09/2018
 
 19/09/2018  20/09/2018  21/09/2018
 Session 1: 08:30 – 10:10  Session 7: 08:30 – 10:10  Session 13: 08:30 – 10:10
 Session 2: 10:00 – 11:40  Session 8: 10:00 – 11:40  Session 14: 10:00 – 11:40
 Session 3: 11:30 – 13:10  Session 9: 11:30 – 13:10  Session 15: 11:30 – 13:10
 Session 4: 14:00 – 15:40  Session 10: 14:00 – 15:40  
 Session 5: 15:30 – 17:10  Session 11: 15:30 – 17:10  
 Session 6: 17:00 – 18:40  Session 12: 17:00 – 18:40  
 
Location: MEF University, Maslak Campus (computer lab numbers and session numbers will be announced on www.mef.edu.tr at 17:00 on 18/09/2018)
Test details: Pearson Versant English Placement Test. 50-minute online test with nine sections. Tests reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Aligned to the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference levels A1 to C1. Scores range from 20 to 70. To watch a demo of the test go to:  http://wwwversanttest.com/salesdemo.jsp?video=versant_english_placement
 
Results: ELPP levels will be announced on www.mef.edu.tr at 17:00 on 21/09/2018
Requirements: MEF University student ID number
                             TC kimlik number
Score bands:
VEPT
(20 – 70)
CEFR
(A1 – C1)
ELPP Level/
Faculty
45 or less A2 Level 2
46 – 55 B1 Level 3
56 – 61 B2- Level 4
62 – 67 B2+ Faculty
68 – 70 C1 Faculty
 
External Exams accepted:
If you are able to present any of the following external exam results and certificates, you are exempt from Round One and Round Two of ELPP testing and can enter your Faculty programme immediately:
 
Exam Result Taken within…
TOEFL IBT 80 (minimum 20 in each section) …the last two years
CPE C …the last three years
CAE B …the last three years
KPDS/UDS/YDS 67 …the last five years
PTE-Academic 59 …the last three years

Important information:
 
- Before the exams, we recommend you check the exam samples on the MEF University website by clicking on the links below.
 
http://www.mef.edu.tr/tr/yerlestirme-sinavi-1
 
http://www.mef.edu.tr/tr/vept-yeterlik-sinavi-2
 
http://www.versanttest.com/salesdemo.jsp?video=versant_english_placement
 
-Nobody other than the students and staff will be allowed on the exam floors for the security of the examinations.
- Make-up exams are not held for either stage of the Placement Exams.
- Students who do not come for the First Round Placement Test are automatically placed in Preparatory Program Level 1, but will not be eligible for the free Beginner Level course which will run Tuesday 18th September to Friday 21st September.
 

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