The Goethe-Zertifikat B2 is a German examination for young people and adults. It confirms an advanced language level and corresponds to the fourth level (B2) on the six-level competence scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
The Goethe-Zertifikat B2 is a German examination for young people and adults who would like to confirm their advanced language level with an official and internationally recognised certificate and live and work in Switzerland.
Individuals with a Goethe-Zertifikat B2 can:
|Reading||You read different texts such as advertisements, catalogue extracts, non-fiction texts, commentaries, reviews and reports and do tasks on them. You fill in missing words in a written text.||65 Minutes|
|Writing||You comment in writing on a newspaper article or a short article on the Internet and correct a letter.||75 Minutes|
|Listening||You will listen to conversations and telephone calls, then correct or add to what you have heard and classify statements. In addition, you will listen to an interview on a current social topic and complete tasks on it.||ca. 40 Minutes|
|Speaking||You introduce yourself to your interlocutor, comment on a current topic and negotiate orally with your interlocutor.||10-15 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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