The Berlitz Online Placement Test

Test your language skills for free

Welcome to our Berlitz Online Placement Test free of charge. The test is available in the following languages: English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Please be sure your computer and internet connection meet the following requirements in order to ensure the test performs properly:

  • Operating Systems: Windows 2000+, Mac OS X +
  • Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer
  • RAM 500MB
  • CPU 1000Mhz
  • Flash player ver. 8.0 or higher
  • Sound card; speakers or headset
  • High Speed Internet connection (DSL, Cable, or ISDN)
  • Disable any pop-up blockers that might prevent access to the test.

 

For optimum test conditions, please read the instructions on the welcome page of the test after entering your data. Good luck with your test! To start, please click here.

If any technical problems are experienced when trying to use the Berlitz Online Level Test, the most common problems are:

  • Flash player is not installed or is damaged
  • Pop-ups are blocked
  • Local network is "overloaded" (try at a different time or in a different network)
  • Firewall is blocking access to the test
Berlitz Levels
LEVEL 1 - FUNCTIONAL ABILITY:

Knowledge of language is sufficient to communicate in a very limited way, with the simplest oral and listening tasks and situations.

LEVEL 2 - FUNCTIONAL ABILITY:

At the functional level, learners have a basic command of the language needed in a limited range of simple, routine, and familiar tasks and situations.

LEVEL 3 - INTERMEDIATE ABILITY

At the functional level, learners have a basic command of the language needed in a limited range of simple, routine, and familiar tasks and situations.

LEVEL 4 - INTERMEDIATE ABILITY

At the intermediate level, learners are able to refashion and combine learned material to meet their immediate communication and learning needs. They comprehend information on familiar topics in contextualized settings and produce sustained conversation with others on an expanding variety of general topics.

LEVEL 5 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE ABILITY

Learners can, to an extent, initiate, sustain and conclude most routine communicative tasks for personal and work needs.

LEVEL 6 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE ABILITY

At the upper intermediate level, learners have assimilated the essentials of the language. They communicate competently and comfortably in many professional and personal contexts, and find different ways of formulating what they want to express.

LEVEL 7 - ADVANCED ABILITY:

Learners begin to create with the language in more complex and demanding conversations and can deal comfortably with most subjects over the telephone.

LEVEL 8 - ADVANCED ABILITY:

At the advanced level, learners communicate effectively and appropriately even in demanding oral tasks and situations, like conducting a meeting. They participate easily in social and professional conversations, and deal comfortably with most subjects over the telephone.

LEVEL 9 - PROFESSIONAL ABILITY:

Learners communicate effectively with various audiences on a wide range of familiar and new topics to meet most personal, academic or professional demands—including many which presume experience in public speaking and critical listening.

LEVEL 10 - PROFESSIONAL ABILITY:

At the professional level, learners have full command of the language. They understand and can use virtually all linguistic structures; as well as a range of vocabulary items as broad and deep as that of most educated native speakers. Communication is fluent, appropriate and well organized—they develop ideas in speech clearly and coherently.