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telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung

telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung is a German language examination at level B2. The examination tests language competence of doctors in everyday language situations in a German speaking hospital. The lexical and structural competences are positioned at the upper end of the level B2. The examination records your performance in the major language skills: Listening, reading, writing and speaking. A result sheet states your performance in the different skills. telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung is the ideal preparation for the language test at some Chambers of Physicians in Germany.

B2 telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung

What can you do at level B2?

At level B2 you can express yourself clearly and explicitly and also successfully discuss and negotiate. You have a large command of the vocabulary needed for all language situations which you may encounter at the workplace in a hospital, especially in listening and talking to patients. Your usage of grammar is sound.

What is the structure of the examination?

The examination consists of a written and an oral part. The written examination lasts about two hours. The oral exam can take place on the day of the written examination or on another day. There is a preparation time of 10 minutes before the oral exam. After part 1 (talking to a patient) a break of 2 ½ minutes is given to work out your notes and to prepare to talk to another doctor about the patient.

Written Examination Listening Comprehension 30
Reading Comprehension 40
Language Elements 10
Writing 30
Oral Examination Usually in pairs with the other participant (the other doctor) 22 ½

What is expected from you in the examination?

You can find the details of the examination by looking at the mock examination telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung. 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 examination 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 Online Shop.

Additional material

Lesson plans

The draft versions of lesson plans for telc Deutsch B2-C1 Medizin are well suited for telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung. The lesson plans represent examples of tasks that are part of the workshop “Certified trainer: German for medical personnel”. The tasks are to conceptualize a teaching unit and then to write a report about it. During the workshop the participants choose a subject, devise a lesson plan for it and then write the report in order to reflect and document the lesson as it was taught.

How do I prepare myself for the examination?

1. Gain language competence in language courses for doctors or study on your own. Bookshops have course books that prepare you specifically for the language level B2 in German.

2. Familiarize yourself with the procedure and types of subtests of the examination telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung. The mock examination will help you with this.

May I use a dictionary during telc Deutsch B2 Medizin Zugangsprüfung?

No, unfortunately not.

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 a telc 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.

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.

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.