The GLC follows the Common European framework for languages:

Exams offered by the GLC:

"Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit A1": grades 3 - 5
"Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit A2": grades 6 - 8

Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD) I:  grades   8 - 10
Deutsches Sprachdiplom (DSD) II: grades 10 - 12

AATG*, National High School exams: Levels 2 - 4
*American Association of teachers of German

Information about the DSD can be found at:
http://www.auslandsschulwesen.de/cln_100/nn_2176922/Auslandsschulwesen/Auslandsschularbeit/DSD/node.html?__nnn=true (available in German only)

Exam dates for the 2018-2019 school year:

AATG National High School Exams: January 19, 2019
(AATG = American Association of Teachers of German)

DSD I (A2/B1), written exams: Thursday, March 14, 2019
DSD I (A2/B1), oral exams: Saturday, April 6, 2019
(DSD I = Deutsches Sprachdiplom Stufe 1/German Language Diploma Level 1)

DSD II (B2/C1), written exams: Wednesday, November 28, 2018 
DSD II (B2/C1), oral exams: Saturday, December 8, 2018 
(DSD II = Deutsches Sprachdiplom Stufe 2/ German Language Diploma Level 2)

Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit-A1, written exam: Saturday, April 6, 2019
Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit-A1, oral exams: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit-A2, written exam: Saturday, April 13, 2019
Internationale schulische Vergleichsarbeit-A2, oral exams: Saturday, May 4, 2019

ZfA-Presentation contest: tba 
(ZfA = Zentralstelle für das Auslandsschulwesen)


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