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For mods (or those who have completed the course), what is one's level after finishing the course?

I noticed that for the newly released Welsh course, they mention that , along with other Duolingo courses, acquiring B1 level according to CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, Gemeinsamer Europäischer Referenzrahmen auf Deutsch) is their primary goal. With regard to the Polish course, I am thus curious as to what level one would have afterwards?

For instance, I am presently around A1.2 using the Krok po kroku course, and although the CEFR framework is suppose to be universal across countries and languages, the grammatical complexity of Polish over German means that much more concepts are packed into the same amount of time. This is also my experience of Russian.

I am presently ten or so topics passed the last checkpoint, and apart from the use of the dative case, it seems that the course has complemented my A1 concepts. I believe that the German course brings one towards the end of A2 (with some B1 topics).

I apologize if a similar question has been posted before, and as always, I'd like to thank the team for such a great Duolingo course :D

February 2, 2016

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I'm not going to comment on the level of this course(I'm a native speaker, so I just tested out of it), but I would like to point out that Egzaminy Certyfikatowe z Języka Polskiego jako Obcego(state exams that are, as far as I know, the only standardized test of Polish you can take[at least standardized according to CEFR]) are only available on levels B1, B2 and C2 for now. The Commission was supposed to develop and introduce levels A1, A2 and C1 too, but so far these levels are still unavailable.

You can also find self-assessment material on their webpage which might help you judge your proficiency within CEFR framework.

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