The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 confirms very basic German language skills at the first level (A1) of the six-level competence scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 is a German exam for adults learning German as a foreign language. People with this Goethe certificate would like to live and work in Switzerland and need a language diploma for their visa. In addition, people would like to prove their learning success at level A1 with an official and internationally recognised certificate.
People with the Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 can:
|Reading||You read texts such as short notes, classified ads, signs or notices and do tasks on them.||25 Minutes|
|Writing||You fill in simple forms and write a short personal text about an everyday situation.||20 Minutes|
|Listening||You listen to short everyday conversations, telephone messages or public address announcements and work on tasks related to them.||20 Minutes|
|Speaking||You introduce yourself to the group. Then you ask and answer questions from everyday life and ask someone from the group to do something.||15 Minutes|
All candidates who have passed all parts of the German exam will receive a certificate. On the back of the certificate there is an explanation of the results.
The score achieved can be interpreted as follows:
|100 - 90||very good|
|89 - 80||good|
|79 - 70||satisfactory|
|69 - 60||sufficient|
|59 - 0||failed|
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