Get going. The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch 2.

Next Exam: November 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

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The Goethe-Zertifikat A2 calls for elementary language skills. The examination corresponds to level two (A2) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Changes during 2016

  • The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Fit in Deutsch 2 will be replaced by the new Goethe-Zertifikat A2 Fit in Deutsch for young people. The new name is: Goethe-Zertifikat A2 Fit in Deutsch
  • The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch will be replaced by the new Goethe-Zertifikat A2 for adults. The new name is: Goethe-Zertifikat A2
  • Please contact your local exam centre for the specific launch date of the Goethe-Zertifikat A2.

After passing the examination you will be able to do the following, for example:

  • extract relevant information from newspaper articles, emails, advertisements and public announcement boards,
  • understand the main content of everyday conversations, announcements and interviews on the radio, messages on the telephone and public announcements,
  • write messages related to your everyday environment,
  • pose and answer questions in conversations about yourself, converse about your own life and make agreements or negotiate with your conversation partner.

A2 Prüfung:

  • Hören: 20 minutes
  • Schreiben: 30 minutes
  • Sprechen: 15 minutes
  • Lesen: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 85 minutes

Further information and exercises for the Goethe-Zertifikat A2

Additional Exam Materials

Examination Fees

Members: $130

Non-members: $140