telc Deutsch A2 - Start Deutsch A2

What is telc Deutsch A2?

telc Deutsch A2 or Start Deutsch A2 is an exam for all people who have done between 250-300 hours of German either in a classroom or through independent study.

What knowledge do I have at A2 level?

The days of being a total beginner are over! With the language exam telc Deutsch A2 you can already consider yourself an advanced beginner. You are able to understand sentences and frequently used phrases which refer to yourself or your closer environment (e.g. family or work). You can communicate in everyday situations and have short conversations about familiar and popular topics. At the level telc Deutsch A2 you can talk in simple sentences about your personal background and you can also describe your direct environment and your concrete needs in a situation. You can generally use simple grammatical structures correctly. It doesn’t matter that you sometimes make mistakes because exchanging information successfully is what’s most important!

How much does the telc Deutsch A2 exam cost?

The price for the exam is available in our summary here. Please remember to register for the exam at least 30 days before the exam takes place. If you do not, please note that there is a 30€ late registration fee additional to the exam fee.

When can I take the exam?

We usually offer two exams per month, always on a Friday. On this day, you can take the written as well as the oral exam. The results are usually available after approx. six weeks. The exact dates and prices are available here.

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How can I prepare for the exam?

The speakeasy intensive courses already cover all the important content you need to know for your exam. Our preparatory courses offer an additional exam preparation aimed at the exam format and exam strategies. If you prefer, this can also be booked as private tuition. Find out here if we offer a preparatory course for your level!

You can find a mock exam here:

How is the exam telc Deutsch A2 structured?

The exam has two parts: a written part and an oral part. In the written part, your reading and listening comprehension as well as your writing are assessed. This part of the exam takes 70 minutes. The oral part focusses on your speaking. The exam format does not include preparation time for the oral exam. You can take the oral exam on the same day as the written part or on another day.

Written Part
Listening Comprehension
Reading and Writing
Oral Part
usually together with another participant
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