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telc Deutsch B2+ Beruf

telc Deutsch B2+ tests your business German competence at an advanced level. The exam can be taken by anyone.

You can certify your general language competence at level B2 by taking the examination telc Deutsch B2.

B2 telc Deutsch B2+ Beruf

What can you do at level B2+?

At level B2+ you can express yourself clearly and explicitly and also successfully discuss and negotiate. You can understand texts on both familiar and unfamiliar topics. You have a good range of vocabulary, and you can produce formal business letters, reports and minutes. Your usage of grammar is sound. 

What is the structure of the examination?

The exam consists of a written and an oral part. The written exam lasts 3 hours. Before the oral exam you have 20 minutes preparation time. The oral exam can take place on the day of the written exam or on another day.

Written examination Reading Comprehension 60
Writing 60
Break 20
Listening Comprehension 30
Language Elements (vocabulary and grammar) 30
Oral Examination usually together with one other candidate 20

What is expected from you in the examination?

You can find out the details of the exam by looking at the mock examination telc Deutsch B2+ Beruf. This is a complete test (with answer key), which you can try out at home or in your lessons. In addition, you can read about the exam procedure and how the written test and oral performance are rated.

You can download the mock examination and the relevant MP3 files here free of charge. The printed version and the Audio-CD are available in the telc shop.

How do I prepare myself for the examination?

  1. Gain language competence in language courses or study on your own. Bookshops have course books that prepare you specifically for work-oriented German at B2 level.
  1. Familiarise yourself with the procedure and types of subtests of the exam telc Deutsch B2+ Beruf. The mock examination will help you with this. 

Can I use a dictionary during telc Deutsch B2+ Beruf?

No, dictionaries are not permitted during the examination.

What does the examination cost?

Your examination centre will inform you about the exam fee. Each examination centre is free to determine the exam fee individually, so unfortunately we cannot give you any details.

When can I take the examination?

Your telc examination centre offers examinations regularly, and can also offer exams upon request. Please enquire at the centre when the next exam is scheduled. When you plan, please take into consideration that your examination centre has to register the exam at telc 30 days before the exam date.

Where can I take the examination?

At all telc examination centres (e.g. Adult Education Centres). Please be aware that some examination centres do not offer the entire telc programme. To find the examination centres in your area, please click here.

Can I repeat the examination?

Yes, as often as you wish. If you have failed just the oral exam or just the written exam, you do not need to take the whole examination again. You will find details on this under § 5 of the examination regulations.