The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 confirms very basic German language skills at the thrid 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, test takers 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|
Assistance for candidates
We are here for you. Here’s how to reach us in no time: Select your request, enter your exam details and submit your query.
Assistance for schools and teachers
Our staff is happy to help and advise you competently. We look forward to your call or email.