The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 confirms basic German language skills at the third level (B1) of the six-level competence scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 is a German test for young people and adults.
By passing this examination, Goethe-Zertifikat B1 candidates can:
|Reading||You will read blog posts, emails, newspaper articles, advertisements and written instructions. You can grasp main information, important details, points of view and opinions.||65 Minutes|
|Writing||You write personal and formal emails/letters and express your opinion in writing by posting in a forum.||60 Minutes|
|Listening||You listen to announcements, short lectures, informal conversations and discussions on the radio. You can grasp main messages and important details.||40 Minutes|
|Speaking||You talk with your partner about an everyday topic, e.g. travel. You respond to questions, express your opinion and make suggestions. You freely give a presentation on an everyday topic and answer questions about it.||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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