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AVANT

Avant offers proficiency and placement tests that cover a range of needs, languages and ages. All of Avant’s online tests assess true language proficiency with reliable and accurate data and are easy to use, cost effective, and provide quick results.

Proficiency Tests

Avant’s computer adaptive language proficiency tests are used by students, schools, and individuals across the globe to qualify for Seal of Biliteracy programs, measure language growth, and illustrate program quality.

  • STAMP: 4-skill language proficiency test
  • WorldSpeak: 2-skill test of less commonly taught languages

Avant STAMP

Avant STAMP stands for Standards-Based Measurement of Proficiency and is a web-based test that assesses language proficiency. An Avant STAMP 4S test has four sections – Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, and the results of this test inform test takers and educators about learning progress and program effectiveness. Avant STAMP 4S test items are based on real-world, everyday situations. Avant STAMP 4S measures a test taker’s language ability according to Benchmark Levels that are based on national standards. Test results will indicate the level of proficiency achieved for each section of the test.

Avant WorldSpeak

Avant WorldSpeak is a web-based test that assesses language proficiency for Less Commonly Taught Languages (LCTLs) that can be used in the same way as Avant STAMP. Avant WorldSpeak assesses two domains – Writing and Speaking, and the results of this test inform test takers and educators about learning progress and program effectiveness. Avant WorldSpeak test items are based on real-world, everyday situations. Avant WorldSpeak measures a test taker’s language ability according to Benchmark Levels that are based on national standards. Test results will indicate the level of proficiency achieved for each section of the test.

For more information, please visit SITE website:
https://avantassessment.com/test-overview

Test Preparation:

Preparing for the Avant STAMP 4S Assessment

Visit the Technology Check page to confirm your computer is configured properly and all technology preparation steps are complete before beginning testing. Take an Avant STAMP sample test to familiarize yourself with the layout of the test and the types of prompts that you can expect. It is also advisable to read the Avant STAMP 4S Benchmarks and Rubric Guide if you want information about the skills you need to demonstrate to achieve a certain test level.

Avant Schedule:

Make an online appointment

  CAMPUS ▼ DAY ▼ TIME ▼

Hialeah Testing

TBA

TBA

North Testing

M, T, W, R

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

F

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Wolfson

TBA

TBA


MDC administers the test at:

  ADDRESS PHONE EMAIL

Hialeah Testing
1780 W. 49 Street
Room 1220-01
Hialeah, FL 33012
Hialeah Map

Main:
(305) 237-8791
Fax:
(305) 237-8846

hialeah_testing@mdc.edu

North Testing
11380 NW 27 Avenue 
Room 1160
Miami, FL 33167
North Map

Main:
(305) 237-1015
Fax:
(305) 237-1889

north_testing@mdc.edu

Wolfson Testing
300 NE 2 Avenue
Room 3104
Miami, FL 33132
Wolfson Map

Main:
(305) 237-3011
Fax:
(305) 237-7622

wolfson_testing@mdc.edu

 

 




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