It does answer your question, They're telling you to try out the fucking assignment to see if you have enough ability to work at a second year level. Implying that yes, you can skip a year of language if you can put up with the work.
It was very indirect.
There are two types of tragedies in life. One is not getting what you want, the other is getting it.
If you wake up at a different time in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?