telc Deutsch A2-B1

Proof of Basic Language Skills

The telc Deutsch A2-B1 exam was designed by telc and is an internationally accredited certificate of basic proficiency in German. It tests language competencies at levels A2 and B1ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
. Participants who pass the exam with language level B1ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
can use the corresponding certificate as proof of the language skills required for naturalisation in Germany. In addition, language level B1ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
is an application requirement at some German universities for degree courses taught in German language and an admission requirement for various degree courses taught in English. The A2ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
result can be used, for example, to prove the required language skills within the framework of the Chancen-Aufenthaltsgesetz.

We recommend sitting the exam after at least 300-500 hours of German language instruction, depending on the level you are aiming for. Our intensive German 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 Sprachenakademie during the registration period. The examination fee amounts to €150 (registration fee of €30 included). The exam is aimed exclusively at self-paying persons. Persons taking an exam as part of an integration course are referred to the Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer.

Exam format and grading

The telc A2-B1 exam consists of a written section and an oral section. The written section is 125 minutes in duration and contains the subtests reading, language elements, reading and writing, listening, listening and writing, and writing. The oral exam is 15 minutes long. It can 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.

The telc Deutsch A2-B1 examination can be passed at level A2ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
or at level B1ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here .
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To pass the exam at level B1, 70% of the maximum possible score must be achieved. In addition, at least 70% must be achieved in 3 of the 4 skills reading, listening, writing, speaking, and at the same time at least 40% must be achieved in each skill.

To pass the exam at level A2, 40% of the maximum possible score must be achieved. In addition, at least 40% must be achieved in 3 of the 4 skills reading, listening, writing, speaking, and at the same time at least 10% must be achieved in each skill.

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.

telc Deutsch A2-B1 - Dates

NumberDateDay of the weekRegistration deadline
ZD24-3220224.05.2024 and/or 25.05.2024Fri/Sat25.04.2024
ZD24-3220306.09.2024 and/or 07.09.2024Fri/Sat15.08.2024
ZD24-3220408.11.2024 and/or 09.11.2024Fri/Sat17.10.2024

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