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Miles ahead. The Goethe-Zertifikat C1

Next Exam: Friday, April 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am

Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Please click here to see the current dates for exams. 

The Goethe-Zertifikat C1 calls for very advanced language skills. It corresponds to level five (C1) 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, for example:

  • easily understand relatively long radio talks and radio programmes,
  • understand a wide range of written texts, including longer, more complex factual texts, commentaries and reports,
  • express yourself clearly and logically in essays on complex issues, choosing the right kind of expression to appeal to the reader,
  • verbally express yourself spontaneously and fluently, state your own opinions, formulate your thoughts and views precisely and make detailed contributions of your own.

C1 Prüfung:

  • Hören: 40 minutes
  • Lesen: 70 minutes
  • Schreiben: 80 minutes
  • Sprechen: 10 or 15 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours 20/25 minutes

Further information and exercises for the Goethe-Zertifikat C1

Materials that can be downloaded

Examination Fees

Members: $190

Non-members: $210