telc Deutsch B2 or the Zertifikat Deutsch B2 is an exam for those of you who have general knowledge of German on an advanced level and who have to show a sufficient understanding of German for university or a job.
It’s now clear that your previous work was worth the effort! You have studied hard and can grasp the German grammar quite well. At the level telc Deutsch B2 you can talk about a wide range of topics clearly and in detail. You can understand the main content of complex texts as well as abstract topics, and due to your broad vocabulary, you can understand complex connections in your personal area of expertise. You also know how to negotiate and debate convincingly and you can take up a position on a current topic. Conversations with native speakers run smoothly and without strain on either side. Even at the bar you can now have spontaneous talks at a high level!
No matter if for work or university, the Zertifikat Deutsch B2 is recognised worldwide and is a valued proof of your language proficiency for employers and educational facilities (which is sometimes required as part of your application). The Zertifikat Deutsch B2 is a requirement in many countries for the study of German Philology. Other study programmes in German speaking countries may have different language requirements you need to meet – speakeasy offers telc language exams for all levels.
The price for the exam can be found here. Please register at least 30 days prior to the exam to avoid a late registration fee of 30€.
You can take the oral and the written part of the exam on the same day. The exam day is usually a Friday. The results are usually available after approx. six weeks. The exact dates and prices of the exam are available here.
In our speakeasy intensive courses, you can practise all you need to know for your telc Deutsch B2 exam. A specific preparation for the exam format is possible with our preparatory courses or with private lessons. Here you can focus on the exact structure of the exam, typical content, and exam strategies. Please have a look here if we offer a preparatory course for your level.
A mock exam is available here: www.telc.net
There are two parts to the exam: The written part, lasting 2 hours and 20 minutes, assesses your listening and reading comprehension and your writing. The oral exam focusses on your speaking and can take place either on the same day as the written exam or on another day. For this part of the exam, you have 20 minutes to prepare.