The Spanish and/or Portuguese Graduate Student Translation Exam

Fall 2017

Date:  Friday, October 6th, 2017

Time:  1:30pm – 3:30pm

Place:  RLL - 82-90 Wall Street, 3rd floor

Spring 2018

Date:  Friday, March 2nd , 2018

Time:  1:30pm – 3:30pm

Place:  TBA

For graduate students in other departments who must fulfill a foreign language requirement.

A dictionary may be used for the exam.

The exam consists of two passages in Spanish or Portuguese to be translated into English. One passage consists of expository prose; the other is a narrative prose text.

To register for an exam…

Please notify Spanish and Portuguese Department Registrar Virginia Gutierrez at 203-432-5439 or email

Sample Passages for the Spanish Translation Exam: