Ideal if you’d like to …

  • apply for a position as an au pair in Germany
  • obtain evidence of the language skills required to be granted a visa to join your husband or wife in Germany
  • prove that you have successfully reached level A1
  • be issued with an official and internationally recognized certificate

The Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1 is a German exam for adults. It certifies that candidates have acquired very basic language skills and corresponds to the first level (A1) on the six-level scale of competence laid down in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Passing the exam demonstrates that you can …

  • communicate in a simple manner if the person you are speaking to talks slowly and clearly,
  • understand and use familiar, every day and common expressions and simple sentences (e.g. information about yourself and your family or about shopping, work and your immediate surroundings),
  • introduce yourself and others, as well as ask others about themselves, e.g. where they live, who they know and what they own.

Exam dates: The exam takes place three times a year during these months (January / April-May / August-September)

Exam fees: 90 KD

Exam location: TDI Institute, Hawally, Othman Street, Plaza Complex, 5th Floor

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Preparation Courses Exam

LGK offers preparation courses for the Goethe-Institute examinations. Please inquire about these courses when registering for the exam.