Language Assessment

To determine which level course to take, you can complete an online placement exam. We offer three different exam levels. Note the "Schritte" level (Einstufung) when you are finished. We do not automatically receive your score.

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For beginners and early stage German language students, take the Schritte 1-2 Assessment 
A result of Schritte-1 corresponds to START 1; and Schritte-2 corresponds to START 2  or START 3, depending on your score 
A result of Schritte-3 indicates you may take the next level exam

For language students with advanced beginner ability, take the Schritte 3-4 Assessment 
A result of Schritte-3 corresponds to Adv. Beginner A2.1; and Schritte-4 corresponds to Adv. Beginner A2.2 or A2.3, depending on your score 
A result of Schritte-5 indicates you may take the next exam

For those with Intermediate ability, take the Schritte 5-6 Assessment
A result of Schritte-5 corresponds to Intermediate B1.1 and Schritte-6  corresponds to Intermediate B1.2 or B1.3, depending on your score 
The result B1/Mittelstufe indicates you have tested out of the Schritte series and we recommend the  B1+ course or one of our Oberstufe Classes

See attached flow chart for more details & clarification 

To contact Language Services call 651-222-2979 or email language@gai-mn.org for more information 

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