The telc Deutsch A1 für Zuwanderer exam was designed by telc and is an internationally accredited certificate of elementary proficiency in German. It is accepted as proof of language skills at level A1ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
when applying for a visa for family reunification.

We recommend sitting the exam after at least 100 – 150 hours of German language instruction. Our integration courses can help learners to prepare for this exam.

As a licensed telc examination centre, Sprachenakademie offers the exam on a regular basis. You can register through our examination centre during the registration period. The examination fee amounts to €110 (registration fee of €30 included).

Exam Format and Grading

The telc Deutsch A1 für Zuwanderer exam consists of a written section and an oral section. The written section is 65 minutes in duration and contains reading, listening comprehension and written expression tasks. The oral exam is 15 minutes long and will take place either on the same day as the written exam or on a separate day.

A sample exam offered by telc gives examinees a detailed impression.

When a minimum of 60% of the possible maximum number of points in both the written and oral sections are achieved, the exam is deemed passed.

The exam is corrected by telc within 4–6 weeks. We will inform you as soon as the results are ready to be picked up at our office.

NOTICE: Our exams are conducted in strict compliance with the special regulations aiming at the containment of the Corona pandemic. More information and current notices can be found here.

telc Deutsch A1 für Zuwanderer - Dates

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