English Placement Test

Ventura College currently uses the College Tests for English Placement (CTEP) to place students into appropriate English classes. The English assessment test consists of three parts:

  1. Reading Comprehension (30 minutes)
  2. Sentence Structure and Grammar (20 minutes)
  3. Sentence and Syntax Skills (15 minutes)

The English test is multiple choice, and no written essay is required.   

SAMPLE QUESTIONS:   English study guide.


Students with learning disabilities, or those experiencing difficulties, are encouraged to contact the Educational Assistance Center (EAC) at (805) 289-6300. For information regarding the English for Multilingual Students program, call (805) 289-6484 or e-mail kharrison@vcccd.edu.