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From language teacher to language student – Taking the GLS placement test

As with every language course you enroll in, you need to complete a placement test in order for the school to understand where you are with your language abilities and knowledge, and to place you into the right class. Having administered placement tests now and again at Kaplan, but more extensively at The English Studio, I had a fair idea of what to expect for my own placement test with the German Language School (GLS) in Berlin. 

Correcting placement tests at The English Studio

Once I paid for my course, I received a link for the test which needed to be completed online. My results would then be analysed by the teachers on their end. The test was broken up into three main areas: a self-assessment survey, a test for reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar, and separate one-to-one interview via Zoom for the speaking test. 

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