ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish (056) Practice Test

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The ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish exam is administered by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) to assess the knowledge and skills of prospective Spanish teachers in the state of Illinois.

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Exam Outline

The ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish exam contains 55 multiple-choice questions and two constructed-response questions, and you will be given a time limit of 3 hours and 45 minutes.

The exam is split into three subareas.

I. Reading Comprehension

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • The literal meaning of a variety of materials written in Spanish
  • Inferring and interpreting a variety of materials written in Spanish
  • Critically analyze a variety of materials written in Spanish

II. Writing Proficiency

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Expressing and supporting personal views in Spanish on a current educational issue
  • Analyzing advantages and limitations of common instructional techniques
  • Comparing and contrasting different perspectives on an educational topic

III. Oral Proficiency

The questions in this subarea assess your knowledge and skills pertaining to the following:

  • Telling a story in Spanish about an educational experience that was important to you
  • Making a presentation to your class in Spanish about the importance of reading
  • Describing, in Spanish, a book you have read that you would recommend to students or teachers

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Registration

To register for the exam, you must first create an ILTS/ISBE account. Once your account has been created, log in and select the Target Language Proficiency—Spanish (056) exam. From there, you can register for the exam, pay the $122 testing fee, and schedule your testing appointment.

Test Day

On the day of your exam, you should arrive at the testing center 15-30 minutes earlier than your scheduled appointment. After you arrive, you will be asked to sign in and provide two valid forms of government-issued ID.

Before the exam begins, you will be asked to place all personal items (cell phone, keys, wallet, accessories, etc.) in a locker outside the testing room, or you may be asked to leave them in your car.

Once the test begins, you will be allowed to take breaks. However, the timer will not be stopped during your break, so use your break time carefully.

How the Exam is Scored

Your ILTS score is determined by taking your raw score (the number of questions you answered correctly) and converting it to a scaled score from 100 to 300. To pass, you will need to get a minimum scaled score of 240.

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FAQs

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How many questions are on the ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish exam?

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There are 57 questions on the exam.

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How long is the ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish exam?

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The time limit for this exam is 3 hours and 45 minutes.

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What is the passing score for the ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish exam?

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To pass the exam, you must achieve a scaled score of at least 240.

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How much does the ILTS Target Language Proficiency—Spanish exam cost?

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The examination fee is $122.


By Eric Richter

Eric is the Product Development Manager responsible for developing and updating the Mometrix Teacher Certification and K-12 products. Eric has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a master’s of education in Teaching ESOL.

 

by Mometrix Test Preparation | This Page Last Updated: May 28, 2024