Get going. The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch 2.

The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch 2 calls for elementary 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, for example:

  • understand the main content of everyday conversations as well as brief radio announcements or phone messages,
  • obtain the most important information from short newspaper articles, everyday advertisements and public notice boards,
  • fill in ordinary forms in shops or at banks or government offices,
  • write messages about your immediate situation,
  • introduce yourself and exchange personal details in a conversation,
  • ask and answer questions in conversations about everyday topics,
  • agree on something or make arrangements in everyday conversation.
Further information and exercises for the
Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch 2

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