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AAPPL for Dual Language Immersion
Grade Level:
3-9
Content Area: Dual Language Immersion (DLI)
Testing Window: October 17 – December 2, 2022
Student Data: UTREx – school and core codes
Student Results: IL & IR ratings are released nightly; PW & ILS ratings are typically released within 2 weeks
Contact:
• Dual Immersion - Michele Daly: 801-567-8129 (Consultant, Dual Immersion), Leticia Thomas: 801-567-8135 (Specialist, Dual Immersion)

• Test Administration – Kira Jensen, Testing Coordinator, kira.jensen@jordandistrict.org, 801-567-8112

Utah State Board of Education (USBE) has contracted with Language Testing International (LTI) to provide the AAPPL assessment to schools participating in Utah’s Dual Language Immersion program. For more information on Jordan District's Dual Language Immersion program, visit their link.

Below are the tests that will automatically be ordered by the State for your students. If you would like your students to receive additional testing during this Fall testing window, please receive approval from your school. Any tests in addition to those listed below will need to be paid for by the school.

Grade Level Summative Tests Form Time
Grade 3 Interpersonal Listening/Speaking A 30 min
Grade 4 Interpretive Listening and Reading + Presentational Writing A 60 min
Grade 5 Interpersonal Listening/Speaking A 30 min
Grade 6 Interpretive Listening and Reading + Presentational Writing A (Chinese)

B (Other)

60 min
Grade 7 Interpersonal Listening/Speaking B 30 min
Grade 8 Interpretive Listening and Reading + Presentational Writing B 60 min
Grade 9 Interpretive Listening and Reading + Presentational Writing + AP Test (the AP test will be taken in May) B 90 min

Preparation checklist:

Before testing:

During testing:

  • Students log in using this link: https://aappl2.actfltesting.org/login
  • After students begin testing, use this account to view the status of each test (not started, completed, partially completed, etc)
  • Schedule make-up testing sessions as needed

After testing:

  • Listen to student speaking test responses by clicking on the “speaker” icons.
  • Read student writing test responses by click on the “pencil and paper” icons.
  • Export test data to Excel.
  • Print score reports by clicking on “Print Certificates.” 

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AAPPL for Foreign Language Testing
Grade Level: 7-12
Content Area: Foreign Language & Seal of Biliteracy
Testing Window: March 1, 2023 - May 26, 2023
Student Data: Send names/classes of students who will test to Kira Jensen, kira.jensen@jordandistrict.org
Student Results: IL & IR ratings are released nightly; PW & ILS ratings are typically released within 2 weeks
Contact:
• Foreign Language - Kaye Rizzuto: 801-567-8320 (World Language Content)
• Test Administration – Kira Jensen, Testing Coordinator,
kira.jensen@jordandistrict.org, 801-567-8112

Important to know about the AAPPL test:

  • The AAPPL test can test Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish. (As of 5/25/2022.)
  • If a student wishes to be tested in a language that is not listed above, LTI offers an alternative test called the OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) and WPT (Written Proficiency Test). The OPI must be scheduled directly with LTI, and is done over the phone between the student and LTI employee. The WPT test can be taken at any time after it is requested, and is available online. The languages available are: Albanian, Amharic, Bangla, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cantonese, Croatian, Dari, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Malayalam, Pashto, Polish, Russian, Swahili, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, and Yoruba.
  • Once a test has been started, it must be finished within 2 weeks. After 2 weeks the test will be auto-submitted for scoring and no changes can be made after that time.
  • Students who would like to receive the Seal of Biliteracy must show proficiency in English and a Foreign Language. For more on this, please see the application: Seal-of-Bi-literacy-JSD-application-update-march-2019.

 

For questions about AAPPL test administration and accounts, please contact

  • Kira Jensen: 801-567-8112 (ext 88112) or kira.jensen@jordandistrict.org (Testing Coordinator)
  • Michele Daly: 801-567-8129 (Consultant, Dual Immersion)
  • Leticia Thomas: 801-567-8135 (Specialist, Dual Immersion)
  • Kaye Rizzuto: 801-567-8320 (World Language Content Administrator)