Skip to main content

telc German A2 Speaking

The general German examination

Demonstrate your beginner German Skills in speaking at level A2. This certificate shows that you can communicate simply in everyday situations.

Structure of the examination


The examination consists only of an oral part. 

In this productive speaking section, test takers are given a variety of prompts and have to respond, expressing themselves orally. The test taker interacts with the examiner. 

 SubtestNumber of partsDuration in minutesAdditional information


Oral examination






approx. 15

only one test taker

no preparation time

telc German A2 Speaking is available as a paper-based examination. 

In the mock examination, you will find more important details, including a complet set of tests to prepare at home or in class. One particularity is that you will find all the variations that appear in the third part there. You will learn how the examination works and how the oral performance is assessed.  

Why should you choose telc language examinations?

telc certificates are internationally recognised by schools, universities, employers and authorities as proof of language skills at all six levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).  As a full member of ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe), telc is committed to complying with international quality standards.  

Find out more about telc quality standards.