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German Placement Test

 

To access the tests, please follow these steps:

 

1. Click the link

2. Go to the bottom of the page: "Einstufungstest zum Ausdrucken"

3. Download and print the tests and answer keys.

4. Please follow the placement instructions.

5. The test begins on page 5.

 

http://www.klett-langenscheidt.de/_downloads/lupo/berliner_platz_neu_et.pdf

 

These German language courses are offered over three consecutive terms beginning in fall:

First Year German: GL 101, GL 102, GL 103

Second Year German: GL 201, GL 202, GL 203

Third Year German: GL 301, GL 302, GL 303

 

For questions please email Professor Hoobler at : hoobleg@wou.edu

 

Pages 5-6: T 1

 

Allow 10 minutes.

Follow the instructions and after filling in the blanks, check your answers on p.16.

Divide the number of correct answers by the number possible: 60% is passing.

If you passed, proceed to the next test, T2.

If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in First Year German (GL 101), offered fall term only.

 

Pages 7-8: T 2

 

Allow 10 minutes.

Follow the instructions and after filling in the blanks, check your answers on p.16.

Divide the number of correct answers by the number possible: 60% is passing.

If you passed, you should enrol in Second Year German (GL 201), offered fall term only.

If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in second term of First Year German (GL 102), offered winter term only.

 

Pages 9-10: T 3

 

Allow 10 minutes.

Follow the instructions and after filling in the blanks, check your answers on p.16.

Divide the number of correct answers by the number possible: 60% is passing.

If you passed, you should enrol in GL 202, offered winter term only.

If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in GL 201, offered fall term only.

 

Pages 11-12: T 4

 

Allow 10 minutes.

Follow the instructions and after filling in the blanks, check your answers on p.16.

Divide the number of correct answers by the number possible: 60% is passing.

If you passed, you should enrol in Third Year German, GL 301, offered fall term only.

If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in GL 202, offered winter term only.

 

Pages 13-14: T 5

 

Allow 10 minutes.

Follow the instructions and after filling in the blanks, check your answers on p.16.

Divide the number of correct answers by the number possible: 60% is passing.

If you passed, you have met the requirements for Third Year German, fall term, and could enrol in GL 302, which is offered winter term only.

If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in GL 301, which is offered fall term only.

 

Please note:

 

These placement tests are not a definitive statement of your language skills but simply one tool to help you estimate where you could begin your German studies at WOU. If you would like to discuss your test results or any other questions regarding German Studies, please contact Dr. Hoobler at hoobleg@wou.edu.

 

Last update: 1.25.2015

 

 

 

 

 

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German Program (503) 838-8715 | or e-mail: hoobleg@wou.edu