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Foreign Language Assessment Program


Foreign Language Assessment Program


·         English exam for postgraduate students:

It will be applied on Friday, July 31, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Monday, August 3 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Registration will take place on July 6 and 7 on the website:

The cost of this exam is ¢ 32,500 (exact thirty-two thousand five hundred colones).


·         Preparatory workshop for the exam.

The School of Modern Languages ​​will offer a workshop for a total of 30 hours to prepare for the exam. The workshop will be offered from July 13 to July 30 virtually through the "Chamilo" platform.

The cost of the workshop is ¢ 62,500 (exact sixty-two thousand five hundred colones).

This amount includes the registration fee for the exam. Registration for the workshop will take place on July 6 and 7 on the website:


·         Language exam for Academic Regime

The School of Modern Languages ​​announces the enrollment of exams and courses for promotion in Academic Regime on July 13 and 14 of this year at the link:

The ELM will apply proficiency tests in the following languages:

English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese.

Exam cost: ¢ 32,000 (thirty-two thousand colones).


·         Language courses for Academic Regime

The schedule of the courses can be consulted from July 6 on the website:

 The only courses that teachers can enroll are those specified in the ELM Exam and Course Regulations for promotion in the academic system. Teachers must register on the website of the Escuela de Lenguas Modernas:

In the days before mentioned. Teachers who gain access to a quota must pay the cost of the course. The same for enrollment in courses of 3 hours per week is ¢ 16,000 (sixteen thousand colones) and the cost of enrollment for courses of 6 hours per week is ¢ 32,000 (thirty-two thousand colones).

They must provide proof that they are UCR teachers.

Proof of payment must be sent to the email: at

no later than Wednesday, July 15. People who manage to enroll the course and do not send proof of payment by the established dates will not have their enrollment consolidated and that space will be made available to another interested person.


Workshop on Assessing Foreign Language Learning

Cost: ₡60,000 (sixty thousand colones) 

Active period. From November 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021Description:  This is an on-line workshop for in-service and student language teachers.  It has the purpose of introducing them to different alternative and traditional methods of assessment to evaluate the teaching-learning process of foreign languages

Workshop on management, revision and editing of translation projects

Cost: ₡ 60,000 (sixty thousand colones)

From November 1, 2020 to February 28, 2021

This is an online workshop for translators in which topics such as:

Management of translation projects.

Changes in the new grammar of Spanish.

Review and editing of translated documents.

Diagnostic Exam: Freshmen

Cost: ₡ 4,500 (four thousand colones)

This test measures reading comprehension based on general texts. It is aimed at first-time UCR students.

Language proficiency certification exam

Language proficiency test in the languages of English, French, German, Italian and Portuguese. The 4 macro skills of the language are evaluated

Cost ₡ 6,0000 + VAT


·         Nathalia Aguilar Jara

·         Walter Araya Garita

·         Tel. 2511-8448

·         Email: