Prüfungen: Goethe-Zertifikat B2

The Goethe-Zertifikat B2 requires advanced language skills. The examination corresponds to level four (B2) 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:

  • follow the main content of specific and abstract topics and obtain relevant information from them (i.e. radio broadcasts),
  • understand a wide range of texts, both shorter simple texts (such as advertisements) and longer, more complex factual texts, commentaries and reports,
  • express yourself clearly and in a structured way in writing on the subject of complex matters and also correct mistakes in texts written by other people,
  • give clearly structured oral comments on general subjects and topics of particular interest to you,
  • take an active part in discussions on subjects you know about, taking up a position and presenting your own point of view.
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