Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1

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Ideal if you'd like to ...

  • apply for a position as an au pair in Germany
  • obtain evidence of the language skills required to be granted a visa to join your husband or wife in Germany
  • prove that you have successfully reached level A1
  • be issued with an official and internationally recognized certificate

The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 is a German exam for adults. It certifies that candidates have acquired very basic language skills and corresponds to the first level (A1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Passing the exam demonstrates that you can ...

  • communicate in a simple manner if the person you are speaking to talks slowly and clearly,
  • understand and use familiar, everyday and common expressions and simple sentences (e.g. information about yourself and your family or about shopping, work and your immediate surroundings),
  • introduce yourself and others, as well as ask others about themselves, e.g. where they live, who they know and what they own.

Examination dates

Fee: 240.000 L.L.

Date
(Written/
oral)
  *  Registration
   Deadline
20/07/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 14/07/2020
23/07/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 16/07/2020
24/07/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 17/07/2020
04/08/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 19/07/2020
05/08/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 19/07/2020
07/08/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 19/07/2020
15/08/2020 fully booked 20/07/2020
22/08/2020 fully booked 12/08/2020
24/08/2020 fully booked 14/08/2020
25/08/2020 fully booked 14/08/2020
28/08/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 17/08/2020
01/09/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 20/08/2020
03/09/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 21/08/2020
05/09/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 24/08/2020
12/09/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 31/08/2020
19/09/2020 Since the borders are still closed, the exam dates are exclusively for current residents of Lebanon. 09/08/2020
     
* Examination places are subject to availability.
 

Enrolment

By submission of a valid passport. Language course office You can also obtain information on examination preparation from the Language Department.

Preparation

Practice materials

Accessible and interactive sample papers and practice exercises to help you prepare online are available here.

Further information

The requirements, contents of the exam and further information on the Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 exam are available here: