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The Goethe-Zertifikat A2

Next Exam: Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm 

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 15, 2020

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Passing the Goethe-Zertifikat A2 requires very basic 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.

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

  • understand what you hear in everyday situations, such as simple questions, instructions and messages, as well as messages on an answerphone, public announcements and brief conversations,
  • obtain relevant information from short written messages, public notices and classified advertisements,
  • state and understand figures, quantities, times and prices,
  • fill in personal details and basic information on forms,
  • write brief personal messages,
  • introduce yourself in a conversation and answer simple personal questions,
  • formulate and respond to common everyday queries and requests.

A2 Prüfung:

  • Hören: 30 minutes
  • Schreiben: 30 minutes
  • Lesen: 30 minutes
  • Sprechen: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes

Further information and exercises for the Goethe-Zertifikat A2

Additional Exam Materials

Examination Fees

Members: $130

Non-members: $140