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New: Test your language level on busuu.com!

We have an exciting new feature on busuu.com: You can now test your language level to find out which course you should begin with, when taking up a new language course.

The Level Test will greatly improve your language learning experience on busuu.com. Take the Level Test to evaluate your language level, before starting to learn a new language. Depending on your test result you will automatically be directed to the course that is more appropriate to you: A1, A2, B1 or B2.

The Level Test will be accessible for all users when taking it for the first time.
Premium MembersPremium Member can take the test more than once to track their progress.

busuu.com Level Test

The test covers the most important skills in language learning: listening, reading, writing and comprehension skills.

Starting with our A1 course, the Level Test questions and vocabulary will gradually become more difficult in order to identify your level.

While taking the test, you can see the difficulty of the questions in the upper right corner to see where you’re at. The maximum score is 100%. When finishing the test, you can immediately start learning to keep improving your language skills.

busuu.com Level Test

Are you curious to see your language level progress? As a Premium MemberPremium Member, you can do the Level Test as often as you want to compare your results and check your progress. Just go to your Level Test History to see all the tests you have taken.

Whenever you add a new language, you will first be asked whether you would like to do the Level Test in order to identify the best course for you. Throughout the course you can then access the Level Test at any time via the Resources menu on your home area or your course area.

busuu.com Level Test

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Check out our new review types!

At busuu.com we are constantly working to improve your learning process and to make language learning more interesting and efficient for you. The review at the end of each unit is an important evaluation exercise, allowing you to see how much you have learned from our learning units. During this review you can test your vocabulary, syntax, writing skills, listening and reading comprehension. In order to make the review a bit more difficult but also more fun, we have added three new types of exercises.

The examples below are for English speakers learning Spanish. Of course the test is available for all languages offered on busuu.com. With us you can practice your Italian vocabulary, German syntax, Turkish writing skills, English listening comprehension, Russian reading comprehension etc…

Check out the new review types:

1 . New vocabulary exercise
You will see the vocabulary in your own language without images nor sounds (just showing the busuu.com logo). Then you have to choose the corresponding translation in the language you are learning. This exercise type is an adapted version of our existing vocabulary training exercises. It trains you to recognize words and syntaxes in the language that you are learning, without the help of images or sounds.

Vocabulary review

 

2. New syntax exercise
You will see an image and several words which you have to put into the right order to describe the image. Click on the words and drop them in the box below to form a correct sentence. If you want a clue, just click on the sentence at the bottom of the exercise to see a translation in your language.

Syntax exercise

 

3.New writing exercise
You will see an image and several letters which you have to put into the right order to spell out the word which is shown by the image. Drag and drop the letters in the box below to form the correct word. If you want a clue, just click on the sentence at the bottom of the exercise to see the word in your language.

Writing exercise

 

If you are a Premium User you are also able to customize your review by selecting the type of review exercises which most fits your needs. Just go to our customized review – there you can then add the new review exercises to your personal review test.

Have fun trying out our new review types and enjoy language learning with busuu.com! New features will be added very soon!