When you take and pass the NYSTCE Bilingual Education Assessment exam you will be qualified to teach in English and a second language in the New York State public school system. The test measures whether you have the qualifications necessary according to the New York State Academic Standards. The test content consists of approximately seventy multiple-choice questions, a written expression assignment, and two oral expression assignments.
The exam is divided as follows: 22 percent of the exam deals with the Foundations of Bilingual Education; 13 percent of the exam deals with Listening Comprehension-English; 13 percent of the exam deals with Listening Comprehension-Target Language; 13 percent of the exam deals with Reading Comprehension-Target language; 13 percent of the exam is devoted to the Written Expression-Target Language; 13 percent of the exam is devoted to the Oral Expression-English; and 13 percent of the exam is devoted to the Oral Expression-Target Language.
Note: NYSTCE Bilingual Education Assessment exams are offered for Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, French, Haitian, Creole, Hebrew, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yiddish.
Last Updated: 05/15/2014