Tatiana Zouravleva, Kleio Markou, Alexandros Nikolaidis & Anthi Revithiadou: Placement test for Russian as a mother tongue: Design and application

This paper presents a placement test constructed for foreigner and repatriated students who study in Greek elementary schools (4th-6th grades) and Gymnasiums (1st & 2nd grades) and have Russian as a mother tongue. We describe the pedagogical and linguistic philosophy that underline its design and report on the results of its first application to 140 students in the academic year 2011-2012.