German

A1 | Beginner

The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 commonly called German A1 Level is a German language exam. Passing it certifies that the examinee has acquired very basic language skills and corresponds to the first level (A1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

At the A1 CEFR level, a language learner can:

  • Understand and use very basic expressions to satisfy concrete needs.

  • Introduce themselves and ask other questions about personal details.

  • Interact simply as long as the other person speaks slowly and clearly.

THIS EXAM IS IDEAL IF YOU'D LIKE TO ...

  • Apply for a position as an au pair in Germany.

  • Obtain evidence of the language skills required to be granted a visa to join your husband or wife in Germany.

  • Prove that you have successfully reached level A1.

  • Be issued with an official and internationally recognized certificate.

PASSING THE EXAM DEMONSTRATES THAT YOU CAN ...

  • Communicate simply if the person you are speaking to talks slowly and clearly,

  • Understand and use familiar, everyday and common expressions and simple sentences (e.g. information about yourself and your family or shopping, work, and your immediate surroundings),

  • Introduce yourself and others, as well as ask others about themselves, e.g. where they live, who they know and what they own.

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A2 | Elementary

The Goethe-Zertifikat A2 commonly called as German A2 Level is a German Language exam. It requires elementary language skills and corresponds to the second level (A2) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

At the A2 CEFR level, a language learner can:

  • Understand frequently used expressions in most intermediate areas such as shopping, family, employment, etc.

  • Complete tasks that are routine and involve a direct exchange of information.

  • Describe matters of immediate need in simple terms.

THIS EXAM IS IDEAL IF YOU'D LIKE TO ...

  • Demonstrate that you have a basic knowledge of German.

  • Prove that you have successfully reached level A2.

  • Be issued with an official and internationally recognized certificate.

PASSING THE EXAM DEMONSTRATES THAT YOU CAN ...

  • Understand and use sentences and common expressions in everyday situations,

  • make yourself understood in simple, routine situations demanding an exchange of information on familiar and common topics,

  • Describe your background and education, immediate surroundings and other matters associated with your immediate needs simply.

B1 | Intermediate

The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 commonly called as German B1 Level is a German Language exam. It certifies that candidates are independent users of the German language and corresponds to the third level (B1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

At the B1 CEFR level, a language learner can:

  • Understand points regarding family, work, school or leisure-related topics.

  • Deal with most travel situations in areas where the language is spoken.

  • Create simple texts on topics of personal interest.

  • Describe experiences, events, dreams, and ambitions, as well as opinions or plans in brief.

THIS EXAM IS IDEAL IF YOU'D LIKE TO ...

  • Attend a preparatory course (Studienkolleg) to qualify for admission to university in Germany.

  • Live and work in Germany.

  • Prove that you have successfully reached level B1.

  • Be issued with an official and internationally recognized certificate.

PASSING THE EXAM DEMONSTRATES THAT YOU CAN ...

  • Understand the main points of information in conversations and texts on familiar matters relating to work, school and leisure time, etc. when clear, standard language is used,

  • deal with most situations typically encountered when traveling in German-speaking countries,

  • Express yourself simply and coherently when talking about familiar topics and areas of personal interest,

  • Report on experiences and events, describe dreams, hopes, and ambitions as well as make short statements and explanations.