Get going. The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch 2.
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.
Changes during 2016
The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Fit in Deutsch 2 will be replaced by the new Goethe-Zertifikat A2 Fit in Deutsch for young people. The new name is: Goethe-Zertifikat A2 Fit in Deutsch
The Goethe-Zertifikat A2: Start Deutsch will be replaced by the new Goethe-Zertifikat A2 for adults. The new name is: Goethe-Zertifikat A2. Please contact your local exam centre for the specific launch date of the Goethe-Zertifikat A2.
After passing the examination you will be able to do the following, for example:
- extract relevant information from newspaper articles, emails, advertisements and public announcement boards,
- understand the main content of everyday conversations, announcements and interviews on the radio, messages on the telephone and public announcements,
- write messages related to your everyday environment,
- pose and answer questions in conversations about yourself, converse about your own life and make agreements or negotiate with your conversation partner.
Further information and exercises for the
Material that can be downloaded
Terms and conditions for exam administration (PDF, 103 KB)
Supplement to the terms and conditions for exam participants with
special needs (PDF, 98KB)
Information for examination candidates with special needs (PDF, 61 KB)
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