Learning German: Examinations

Goethe-Zertifikat A1 (Start Deutsch 1)

Registration deadline: 06/23/2016

Wednesday, 06/29/16, 10:00 am–1:00 pm
Goethe-Institut Boston
*$20 Discount for students enrolled in a course at the Goethe-Institut Boston
+1 (617) 262-6050 x20
Start Deutsch 1 is a language test for assessing adults' knowledge of German. It is conducted jointly by the Goethe-Institut and Weiterbildungs-Testsysteme GmbH (WBT). The exam is written and evaluated world-wide under uniform standards. The Start Deutsch 1 examination documents the first level – A1 – of the six skill levels described in the Common European Framework for Languages. 'A' designates the ability to use language at a basic level.

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