Written examination held in groups (150 minutes)
- You will read classified advertisements and a longer report or factual text and then do realistic exercises on them.
- You will fill in the gaps in a letter by selecting the right word from a number of possibilities offered.
- You will listen to brief conversations, announcements and a longer interview and then do the exercises on them.
- You will write a personal or formal letter, at the same time completing various exercises.
Oral examination held individually or in twos (15 minutes)
You will introduce yourself, pass on the information contained in a diagram, picture or text and talk to your conversation partner about an everyday topic. During the dialogue, you will respond to questions, express your opinion and make suggestions.
The Goethe-Zertifikat B1: Zertifikat Deutsch
is conducted and assessed the same way all over the world. Each candidate’s written papers and oral performance are evaluated separately by two examiners at the examination centre in question who apply uniform criteria.