Avant Arabic Proficiency Test (APT)

Proficiency test for native Arabic speakers
in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking
Grades 3-Adult

About the Avant Arabic Proficiency Test (APT)

in Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking

The Avant Arabic Proficiency Test (APT) is part of the STAMP Monolingual language proficiency testing family. Avant developed the APT for native Arabic speakers with the same rigorous standards and assessment philosophy as Avant STAMP. The APT is delivered entirely in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). It offers all testing support materials (except for the test reports) in Arabic.

Arabic (APT)

GRADES 3-5
GRADES 6-8
GRADE 9-ADULT

AUTHENTIC TEXTS

The APT, as part of STAMP Monolingual assessment family, utilizes actual cultural texts and audio you would encounter in the real world such as articles, advertisements, and news.

ALIGNED TO THE ACTFL PROFICIENCY GUIDELINES

All Avant proficiency assessments, including the APT, are aligned to the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.

ONLINE, COMPUTER ADAPTIVE ASSESSMENT

Adaptive tests eliminate questions that are too easy or too difficult for each test taker allowing them to reach their highest level of proficiency. All Avant assessments are developed by professional target language and assessment experts.

MEASURE GROWTH

By delivering accurate data on test takers’ real-world language proficiency levels, the APT facilitates progress monitoring through measurement of individual, group and program growth.

ILLUSTRATE PROGRAM QUALITY

The APT provides constructive analysis and data for program development, enabling educators to improve language learning outcomes and make more informed decisions on curriculum and training.

AWARD CREDIT

The APT, as part of STAMP Monolingual assessment family, can be used for awarding credit for world language programs, making it easy to recognize test takers for their achievements and verify their language proficiency level.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHO USES THE AVANT ARABIC PROFICIENCY TEST (APT) ?

Developed in collaboration with a leading educational institution in the Arabic speaking world, the Avant APT is adaptive and designed to measure the real world proficiency levels in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA). The test is primarily designed for students who are being educated in English-medium international schools. Schools that deliver the APT use the data to refocus their curricula. Schools also  introduce professional development to hone their teachers’ ability to deliver improved outcomes. By using the Avant APT to measure students’ proficiency levels, schools can assure all stakeholders, including parents and local education ministries, that their students are graduating with high levels of Arabic proficiency. 

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DO YOU HAVE AN ARABIC PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT FOR SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNERS?

Avant offers our STAMP language proficiency ASSESSMENT for learners studying Arabic as a second language. For placement of students learning Arabic as a second language, Avant offers PLACE in Arabic. Both Avant STAMP and Avant PLACE are designed for English speaking learners of Arabic.

CAN I USE THE APT TO QUALIFY STUDENTS FOR THE STATE AND GLOBAL SEAL OF BILITERACY PROGRAMS?

The APT is part of the STAMP Monolingual language proficiency testing family.  An increasing number of districts have chosen Avant STAMP assessments as their preferred test to qualify students for their State and Global Seal of Biliteracy programs. Verify qualifications for State Seal of Biliteracy for your state.

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WHAT ARE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS?

All of Avant’s testing products are compatible with most browsers and devices, including iPads (iOS version 12+) and Chromebooks, to give you more flexibility when testing.

WHEN ARE THE RESULTS AVAILABLE?

The Avant APT Reading and Listening results are available online immediately. The Writing and Speaking responses are rated by Avant certified raters in 10-12 business days. Test results are never deleted so that programs can conduct detailed longitudinal analyses.

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User Guide Resources

Already testing with the Avant Arabic Proficiency Test (APT)?Avant offers all the materials necessary to ensure your testing goes as smoothly as possible, from setting up the technology to viewing your reports.

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