Find Out Your Arabic Level By Taking Our Free Test

Get an accurate CEFR and ACTFL level score when you complete our test.

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How it works

  1. Take the Test
    Select Arabic and start the test. No need to create an account or provide credit card details – it’s free!
  1. Get your results
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Why take our Arabic Level Test?

Mastering the Arabic language is in itself a journey into a world of rich history and culture, and we recognize that each learner’s starting point is as unique as the language itself. Our Arabic placement test will serve as your unique guide to getting started with the Arabic language. It ensures that you begin at the appropriate skill level, preventing frustration with challenging material and preserving your motivation. The test aligns your proficiency with your goals, whether you’re a student chasing academic achievement, a professional navigating global markets, or an enthusiast of Arabic culture. If you are unsure where and how to start your Arabic language learning, take our Arabic Placement Test today to get started!  

How Our Arabic Placement Test Works

Our Arabic placement test uses Computer Adaptive Test (CAT). This approach tailors the assessment to your unique proficiency level. The test spans crucial facets like auditory and written comprehension, and grammar mastery, ensuring a thorough evaluation of your skills.

The CAT dynamically adjusts question complexity based on your responses, ensuring an assessment perfectly tailored to your abilities. For those proficient in Arabic, the test might delve into advanced levels, resulting in an in-depth assessment. With the CAT, the test duration ranges from a swift 10-minute assessment for beginners to approximately 1.5 hours for those with extensive expertise.

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The test is adaptive and will calculate your level based on your specific abilities.


Our comprehensive Arabic proficiency test evaluates your Listening, Reading & Writing skills.


It’s completely free! No credit card details required and no hidden costs.


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Arabic Language Proficiency Levels: CEFR and ACTFL

Our Arabic placement test aligns with two internationally recognized language benchmarks: the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) guidelines. These benchmarks serve as maps, dividing language skills into distinct levels, offering a clear view of your strengths and areas for growth.

CEFR Levels for Arabic:
  • A1 – Beginner: You can introduce yourself, ask basic questions, and hold simple conversations.
  • A2 – Elementary: You’re comfortable with everyday tasks and brief exchanges, expressing yourself on familiar topics.
  • B1 – Intermediate: You can confidently converse on familiar subjects, understand main points in texts, and effectively convey your thoughts.
  • B2 – Upper Intermediate: You can discuss diverse topics, comprehend complex texts, and engage in debates with structured arguments.
  • C1 – Advanced: You express yourself fluently, comprehend intricate texts, and convey nuanced ideas.
  • C2 – Proficient: You’re approaching native-like proficiency, understanding almost everything and participating seamlessly in discussions, debates, and written discourse.
ACTFL Levels for Arabic:
  • Novice (Low, Mid, High): You handle basic communication, comprehend simple sentences, and provide fundamental information.
  • Intermediate (Low, Mid, High): You actively participate in conversations, understand complex sentences, and express ideas using various tenses.
  • Advanced (Low, Mid, High): You delve deeper, discussing diverse topics, comprehending detailed texts, and communicating effectively.
  • Superior: You command the language, navigating complex texts, and articulating yourself eloquently, even on abstract themes.
  • Distinguished: You exhibit mastery, effortlessly understanding complex language and communicating with precision and sophistication.


Arabic, a Semitic language of immense historical and cultural significance, is spoken by millions across diverse regions. Its rich linguistic heritage and literary depth make learning it a captivating journey. From its lyrical flow to its impact on art and science, Arabic provides insights into diverse traditions and an expansive literary legacy. Whether your ambitions involve travel, connecting with Arabic speakers, or delving into its poetry and literature, our Arabic placement test—with a focus on auditory comprehension, written proficiency, and grammar mastery—is your perfect start!

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Looking for another challenge? After you take the Arabic language placement test, try taking our Arabic Vocabulary Quiz. It only takes about 15 minutes!