I've just received an e-mail from Duolingo, offering me a chance to take "the official German webCAPE exam" for free. What's this about?
I just took the Webcape exam in French and was pleasantly surprised by my result after about 4 months of using Duo. Being British, I had never heard of it before. However, I went to the website of NYU where there is a conversion chart which tells you where you would be placed if you wanted to study French there. Nice to know that I was just one point away from being placed on a course at intermediate level when I was definitely at the lower end of elementary when I started Duo. :0)
P.S.My score was 378 which apparently would put me into a 3rd semester course at NYU. Does anyone know what this means i.e. how many semesters per year are there in each US university year?