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telc Español B2 Escuela

telc Español B2 Escuela is a general language exam for school pupils aged about 17 to 19. Pupils who are taught Spanish as their second foreign language (from class 7) can normally take the exam in class 12.

B2 telc Español B2 Escuela

What can pupils do at level B2?

They can express themselves explicitly and have a sound command of grammar. In familiar situations they can actively participate in discussions and argue for or against a particular point of view. They can follow lengthy talks, television programmes and films. 

What is the structure of the examination?

The exam consists of a written and an oral part. The written exam lasts 2 hours 20 minutes. Before the oral exam the pupils 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
Language Elements (vocabulary and grammar)
Listening Comprehension 20
Writing 30
Oral Examination usually together with one other candidate 10




What is expected from pupils in the examination?

You can find out the details of the exam by looking at the mock examination telc Español B2 Escuela. This is a complete test (with answer key), which can be tried out at home or in 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.

Who can take a telc school examination?

Anybody who is enrolled at a secondary school or has a valid student ID card can take a telc school examination.

How do pupils prepare themselves for the examination?

  1. Pupils usually develop their language competence in lessons at school or through language courses. Additionally, many bookshops sell course books that prepare pupils specifically for the language level B2.
  1. The mock examination can help to familiarise pupils with the procedures and types of subtests in the telc Español B2 Escuela examination. Pupils should familiarise themselves with the format of the examination well before taking it.

Why is the B2 exam shorter than the B1 exam?

In the B2 exam, the listening texts are only played once and not repeated.

Can I use a dictionary during telc telc Español B2 Escuela?


When can they take the examination?

Your telc examination centre offers examinations regularly, and centres can also offer exams on request. Please enquire at the centre to see when the next exam is scheduled. When you’re planning to take your exam, please note that your examination centre has to register the exam with telc 30 days before the exam date.

Where can they take a telc examination?

Individuals can take exams at all telc-registered examination centres, including many adult education centres. Please be aware that some examination centres do not offer the entire telc programme. To find examination centres in your area, please click here.

Can the examination be repeated?

Yes, exams can be repeated 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.

How long does it take to receive the telc certificate?

About 80% of the certificates are sent out to the examination centre three weeks after the completed exam documents have been received at the telc head office in Frankfurt.

How much does the examination cost?

Your examination centre will inform you about the exam fee. Because each examination centre is free to determine its own exam fees, telc cannot give you any cost-related details.