Get going. With Fit in Deutsch 1 – the examination for young people.

Passing the Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Fit in Deutsch 1 examination proves that you can make yourself understood in simple German. The examination requires a basic knowledge of German. It corresponds to level one (A1) 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:

  • understand simple questions, notices and phone messages as well as information on the radio about an everyday situation and in brief conversations,
  • gather the main information from short written messages, advertisements, descriptions, letters and simple newspaper articles,
  • write brief personal messages,
  • introduce yourself in a conversation and answer questions about yourself,
  • ask and reply to simple questions in a conversation on topics affecting you,
  • make common requests and formulate questions in everyday situations, and reply or respond to these.
Further information and exercises for the Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Fit in Deutsch 1

    Material that can be downloaded

    Learning German

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    Accessible exam training materials

    Online practice exam for those interested in a German exam for beginners to advanced (A1 – C2) – fully accessible and therefore especially suited for people with disabilities

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