German Placement Test
To access the test, please follow these steps:
1. Click the link 2. Go to the bottom of the page: "Einstufungstest zum Ausdrucken" 3. Download and print the test and key. 4. Please follow the placement instructions. 5. The test begins on page 5.
For questions please email Professor Hoobler at : hoobleg@wou.edu
Pages 56: 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 GL 101, which is offered fall term only.
Pages 78: 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 have met the proficiencies for First Year German and could enrol in Second Year German, GL 201, which is offered fall term only. If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in First Year German, winter term (GL 102).
Pages 910: 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 have met the requirements for Second Year German, fall term (GL 201) and could enrol in GL 202, which is offered winter term only. If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in GL 201, which is offered fall term only.
Pages 1112: 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 have met the requirements for Second Year German and could enrol in Third Year German, GL 301, which is offered fall term only. If you earned less than 60%, you should enrol in GL 202, which is offered winter term only.
Pages 1314: 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:
The 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: 2.14.2014


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