Students who can take the ELAE on 16-17th June 2021:
- Students whose status is inactive/prepared outside and who have submitted petitions to School of Languages Directorate*
- Students who are using their right to study for a second year at FDY and who have completed the survey on surveymonkey to School of Languages Directorate
- Graduate students who have received approval from their institutes
Online ELAE Writing and Speaking:
Writing Exam: Wednesday, June 16th, 2021, 10.00 - 10.45
Please click to see your WRITING EXAM ZOOM room info.
Grad Students: Enter the e-mail address you provided to SU during in your application to the inquiry screen and your writing exam zoom room info will come up.
Foundation Development Year Students: Please enter your school ID number to the inquiry screen and your writing exam zoom room info will come up.
A trial writing exam will be opened on SUCourse+. Make sure to complete the trial exam by logging into SUCourse+. For GRAD students a username and password to enter SUCourse+ has been sent to the e-mail address you provided during application.
If you have any problems, you can get help from firstname.lastname@example.org before the actual exam. Access to the trial exam will be closed on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 7 am (Turkish Time).
Students will be able to access the ELAE writing exam with the same username and password on SUCourse+ on Wednesday, June 16th, 2021 at 10 am.
During the writing exam, you must be connected to both Zoom and the university Learning Management System (SUCourse +) simultaneously. Students are required to have one blank A4 paper and one pen with them in order to take notes in the exam.
Students who will take the ELAE writing exam are strongly reminded to be present in the Zoom exam room half an hour before the exam starts in order to have their ID checked on time and to have their official identification (ID card, passport, etc.) with them.
Speaking Exam: one individual 20 minute slot for each student on June 16th or 17th , 2021.
Please click to see SPEAKING EXAM ZOOM room info and other details.
Grad Students: Enter the e-mail address you provided to SU during in your application to the inquiry screen and your speaking zoom room info will come up.
Foundation Development Year Students: Please enter your school ID number to the inquiry screen and your speaking zoom room info will come up.
Note: Please have one blank A4 paper and one pen to use in the 1 minute reflection part of Part 1 of the Speaking exam.
In order for the speaking exam identity checks to be carried out on time, students are strongly reminded to be present in the Zoom exam room 5 minutes before the exam, and to have their official identification (ID card, passport, etc.) with them.
The speaking exam will take place via Zoom. SUCourse+ will not be used.
Please click for detailed information about SUCourse + login.
Important: You are strongly advised to read the student information. Please click to see the details.
In case of technical problems, the start and end times of the exam may be later than specified.
Since the ELAE will be carried out online, students need a computer with a working camera, microphone, speaker and a stable internet connection to be able to take the exam.
ELAE Writing and Speaking results will be announced on the Sabancı University website on June 21th, 2021 at 9 pm.
Graduate students will be notified of their ELAE results by the institutes.
No results will not be given out over the telephone to avoid any misunderstandings.
There is no make-up for the ELAE.
ELAE results are announced as alphabetic letters not numeric values.* *
SL – Satisfactory from the ELAE,
UL-Unsatisfactory from the ELAE;
As stated in our regulations, no results are released as numeric values.
SL and UL scales are only available for the second stage of the ELAE
SL (Satisfactory)* *: ‘A-SL, B-SL, C-SL’,
EL (Exempt from the ELAE),
UL (Unsatisfactory): D-UL, E-UL, F-UL,
NA (Non attendance/ evaluated as UL)’
Scales are as below:
85 - 100
75 - 84
65 - 74
55 - 64
45 - 54
0 - 44
*Students who receive a minimum grade of 65% overall with a minimum grade of 47,5% from each section (writing and speaking) become Freshman students.
You can find detailed information about the ELAE exam and sample exams from the link below. We recommend that all students taking the exam check the information provided in this link.
For any questions about the exam, contact the School of Languages at 0216 483 91 50.
We wish you success,
School of Languages Directorate