Do you need a certificate from the Goethe-Institute in order to study abroad? Does the college or university you choose recognize the „Goethe-Zertifikat B2“or a higher level exam as language certificate? Do you have to pass the „Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1“ to be able to follow your spouse and relocate to Germany? Do you want to go to Germany to work as an au pair? Or, do you want to find a job in Germany and your employer requires you have passed the „Goethe-Zertifikat B1”?

For general information about all the Goethe exams from A1 to C2, including Goethe-Test PRO and TestDaF, click here: www.goethe.de/pruefungen. There are also model-tests available for each of the exams.

Exams

  • A1

    Start Deutsch 1

    Internal

    800RMB

    External

    900RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 requires very basic language skills. The examination corresponds to level one (A1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. After passing the examination, you will be able to do the following, for example:

    • understand what you hear in everyday situations, such as simple questions, instructions and messages, as well as messages on an answerphone, public announcements and brief conversations,
    • obtain relevant information from short written messages, public notices and classified advertisements,
    • state and understand figures, quantities, times and prices,
    • fill in personal details and basic information on forms,
    • write brief personal messages,
    • introduce yourself in a conversation and answer simple personal questions,
    • formulate and respond to common everyday queries and requests.
  • A2

    The Goethe-Zertifikat A2

    Internal

    900RMB

    External

    1,000RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat A2 calls for elementary language skills. The examination corresponds to level two (A2) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

    After passing the examination, you will be able to do the following, for example:

    • understand the main content of everyday conversations as well as brief radio announcements or phone messages,
    • obtain the most important information from short newspaper articles, everyday advertisements and public notice boards,
    • fill in ordinary forms in shops or at banks or government offices,
    • write messages about your immediate situation,
    • introduce yourself and exchange personal details in a conversation,
    • ask and answer questions in conversations about everyday topics,
    • agree on something or make arrangements in everyday conversation.
    Fully Booked
  • B1

    The Goethe-Zertifikat B1

    Internal

    1,000RMB

    External

    1,100RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 is a German test for young people and adults.

    It confirms that one has an independent grasp of the German language, and corresponds to the third level (B1) of the six-level competency scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Passing the test shows that the participant can...

    • understand key points of information about work, school and leisure time when standard language is being used.
    • handle most situations that one would encounter when traveling in German-speaking countries.
    • express oneself simply and coherently on familiar topics and areas of personal interest.
    • talk about experiences and events, describe dreams, hopes and goals, and provide brief explanations and statements of purpose.
  • B1

    The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 (one part)

    Internal

    300RMB

    External

    300RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat B1 is a German test for young people and adults.

    It confirms that one has an independent grasp of the German language, and corresponds to the third level (B1) of the six-level competency scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. Passing the test shows that the participant can...

    • understand key points of information about work, school and leisure time when standard language is being used.
    • handle most situations that one would encounter when traveling in German-speaking countries.
    • express oneself simply and coherently on familiar topics and areas of personal interest.
    • talk about experiences and events, describe dreams, hopes and goals, and provide brief explanations and statements of purpose.
  • B2

    The Goethe-Zertifikat B2

    Internal

    1,200RMB

    External

    1,300RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat B2 requires advanced language skills. The examination corresponds to level four (B2) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

    After passing the examination, you will be able to do the following, for example:

    • follow the main content of specific and abstract topics and obtain relevant information from them (i.e. radio broadcasts),
    • understand a wide range of texts, both shorter simple texts (such as advertisements) and longer, more complex factual texts, commentaries and reports,
    • express yourself clearly and in a structured way in writing on the subject of complex matters and also correct mistakes in texts written by other people,
    • give clearly structured oral comments on general subjects and topics of particular interest to you,
    • take an active part in discussions on subjects you know about, taking up a position and presenting your own point of view.
    Fully Booked
  • C1

    The Goethe-Zertifikat C1

    Internal

    1,200RMB

    External

    1,300RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat C1 calls for very advanced language skills. It corresponds to level five (C1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

    After passing the examination, you will be able to do the following, for example:

    • easily understand relatively long radio talks and radio programmes,
    • understand a wide range of written texts, including longer, more complex factual texts, commentaries and reports,
    • express yourself clearly and logically in essays on complex issues, choosing the right kind of expression to appeal to the reader,
    • verbally express yourself spontaneously and fluently, state your own opinions, formulate your thoughts and views precisely and make detailed contributions of your own.
    Fully Booked
  • C2

    The Goethe-Zertifikat C2

    Internal

    1,400RMB

    External

    1,500RMB

    Place: We will inform you about one week prior to the exam.
    Place of Registration: No. 628 Julu Lu, 200040 Shanghai
    Tel: 021-6289 7762
    E-mail: goethezertifikat.sh@goetheslz.com

    Brief:

    The Goethe-Zertifikat C2: Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom requires extremely advanced language skills and documents the sixth and highest level – C2 – on the six-level competency scale described in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

    By passing this exam you demonstrate you can, for example:

    • understand everything in German that you read and hear effortlessly
    • summarize information presented to you from a variety of sources, written and spoken, and, in doing so, synthesize correlating arguments as well as explanations
    • organically express yourself in a fluent and precise manner and articulate the finer nuances of complex arguments.

Goethe-Exam in 2017

1.

Exam Date of Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch A1: 10. Jan, 17. Feb, 23. Feb, 30. Mar, 28. Apr, 03. May, 16. May, 06. Jun, 07. Jul, 11. Jul, 28. Aug, 08. Sep, 14. Sep, 24. Nov, 29. Nov

2.

Exam Date of Goethe-Zertifikat A2: 24. Jan, 22. Feb, 02. May, 13. Jun, 10. Jul, 13. Sep, 28. Nov

3.

Exam Date of Goethe-Zertifikat B1: 05. Jan, 16. Feb, 20. Feb, 21. Feb, 21. Mar, 11. Apr, 26. Apr, 27. Apr, 25. May, 20. Jun, 05. Jul, 06. Jul, 12. Jul, 07. Sep, 11. Sep, 12. Sep, 22. Nov, 23. Nov, 27. Nov

4.

Exam Date of Goethe-Zertifikat B2: 15. Feb, 25. Apr, 09. May, 04. Jul, 06. Sep, 21. Nov

5.

Exam Date of Goethe-Zertifikat C1: 14. Feb, 24. Apr, 29. Jun, 05. Sep, 20. Nov

6.

Exam Date of Goethe-Zertifikat C2: GDS: 16. Feb, 04.May, 03. Jul, 04. Sep, 30. Nov

How to register for the exams

About one and a half months prior to the exam, the date and other specifics will be announced on our website under “News”, where you can also download the registration form. The general terms and conditions can be found on the first two pages of the form, including a link to the website of the Goethe-Institute, where you can do a model exam, as well as set of related exercises, and examine the exam guidelines and the information for examination candidates with special needs. Since the number of participants on each exam is limited, an early registration is strongly recommended.

Registration options:

1)Appear in person at our Language Learning Centre at No.628 Julu Road during our office hours (Mon.-Fri. 9:00 – 17:30). Bring a photocopy of your valid ID-Card or passport, two recent photos of good quality as well as the examination fee. (If you enroll a third person in the exam, please, bring the registration form, containing the signature of that third person)

2)Register online through our website. Once we received your online application, we will inform you about further steps in the registration process via Email. After having obtained all other necessary documents from you, we will send you another confirmation Email, and registration is complete.