German Language Placement Advisory Test

Current Enrollment

Lubeck, Germany

A Prerequisite Challenge form must be emailed to the Coordinator, Isabelle Motamedi, by Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. or you will dropped from the course.  

How do I challenge the prerequisite?  Choose one of two easy options:  

1.  Transcript.  Email a copy of transcripts (unofficial is ok) reflecting your foreign language experience, along with a copy of the catalog description of the course/s (available online), together with the completed Prerequisite Challenge Form, to  OR

2.  Placement Test.  Take a placement test, save the results and email them, along with a completed Prerequisite Challenge Form, to  See below for instructions to take the placement test. 

Take Placement Test

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  1. GO to the internet site of the placement test from any Internet connected computer - you may take the test in the CCSF Media Center (Rosenberg Library, R-403) if you like. It should not take more than 30 minutes.
  2. Click here to go straight to the WebCAPE portal (will open in a new window).
  3. Enter the Password: california1
  4. Choose "German" from the drop down menu.
  5. Enter your information - You will need your CCSF ID.
  6. Click Submit Information.
  7. Follow the directions to take the test.
  8. SAVE YOUR RESULTS and follow the directions in 2. above. 
  1. German Placement Advisor: If your test results do not place you definitively, and if you need advice for which course to take based on test results, please contact the German Placement Advisor: Leslie Pahl (