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.

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:

Examination dates

Fee: 240.000 L.L.

Date
(Written/
oral)
  *  Registration
   Deadline
08/01/2019 fully booked 02/01/2019
12/01/2019 fully booked 05/01/2019
18/01/2019 fully booked 11/01/2019
19/01/2019 fully booked 12/01/2019
25/01/2019 fully booked 18/01/2019
26/01/2019 fully booked 19/01/2019
02/02/2019 fully booked 25/01/2019
06/02/2019 fully booked 30/01/2019
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01/03/2019 fully booked 21/02/2019
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16/03/2019 fully booked 09/03/2019
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03/04/2019 fully booked 28/03/2019
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07/09/2019 fully booked 31/08/2019
20/09/2019 fully booked 13/09/2019
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28/09/2019 fully booked 21/09/2019
* Examination places are subject to availability.