telc test A2 - find all information about the telc Deutsch A2 exams here

If you want to take a telc Deutsch A2 exam, you have come to the right place. With us you can take the exams telc Deutsch A2 and telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf as well as prepare for the exams with one of our exam preparation courses.

telc examinations stand for consistently high quality, both in Germany and internationally. As a member of ALTE, the Association of Language Testers in Europe, telc is committed to accurate testing and grading, as well as fair assessment of language skills according to levels A1 to C2 of the CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. telc exams are therefore highly recognized by companies, government agencies, schools and universities.

Exam dates and prices

We offer you maximum flexibility in the choice of dates. You have the option of taking your exam on one of the general dates, as well as setting a personal preferred date.

Exam fee: 180 EUR

Minimum number of participants: Four candidates

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telc Deutsch A2 - general language exam

The telc A2 examination is a general language examination. It is designed for adults to prove your general language proficiency at level A2 of the CEFR for personal and professional purposes. If your knowledge is at the A2 level, it means that you can express yourself in a simple way in typical everyday situations and can hold short conversations. You use simple grammar structures correctly.

You can take the telc A2 exam with us. The Academy of Languages has been a recognized examination center for telc examinations for many years. We advise and support you competently in all matters concerning your personal telc examination.

A2 exam format

The telc A2 exam consists of both a written and an oral part, both of which are taken on the same day. The written examination lasts a total of approx. 70 minutes. The oral examination lasts 15 minutes and is usually taken together with a second candidate. Both parts of the examination take place on the same day.

The written exam tests language skills in the three areas of listening, reading and writing.

In the listening comprehension section, you will be played various announcements and short conversations. You will complete a task for each listening text. There are different task formats. For example, you have to write down short pieces of information. There are also multiple choice and matching tasks. The listening comprehension section takes 20 minutes.

The reading and writing sections together take 50 minutes. In the reading part you have the task to understand several short texts, such as letters, advertisements, short newspaper texts and notes and to answer questions about them. The task types are multiple choice, true-false and matching tasks. In the writing part, you will fill out a form and write a letter.

In the oral exam you have three tasks. You and your examination partner will introduce yourselves to each other, conduct an everyday conversation based on various questions and act out a simple problem together, e.g. finding a date to buy a book together.

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telc A2+ Beruf

The telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf exam is a job-specific exam, focusing on work situations in the office. This exam is designed for adults to demonstrate your job-specific language skills at level A2+ of the CEFR. A2+ means that your language skills are slightly above level A2. In a professional context, you can communicate in a simple way in common situations. You have mastered simple grammatical structures.

You can take the telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf exam with us. The Academy of Languages has been an official telc examination center for many years. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about telc exams and would be happy to welcome you to take a telc exam with us soon.

Examination format telc Deutsch A2+ Beruf

There is a written and an oral part. The written part lasts 2 hours. The oral examination takes place as a partner examination and lasts 15 minutes.

The written exam consists of the subtests reading, structures/vocabulary, listening and writing.

You have a total of 60 minutes for the reading and structures/vocabulary parts.

In the reading section, you will be given various short texts, such as advertisements, notices, minutes, information sheets and notices, for which you will answer multiple choice tasks.

In the structures/vocabulary section you will be given multiple choice tasks on cloze texts. For each gap you have to decide which term fits.

The listening comprehension part takes 30 minutes and consists of two listening texts. The first listening text is a dialogue; in the second listening text you will hear statements from different people about a topic. The task types are true-false and multiple choice.

In the writing part you have 30 minutes to write two short texts. These are an e-mail and a note. You will be given guidelines on the content of each text.

In the oral exam you will be given three tasks: You are to introduce yourself using a few key points. You have the task of talking about a profession - you will also receive key points for this. After that, you and your partner are to plan something together.

Procedure: from registering to passing the exam

1. Contact us and clarify any questions you may still have.

2. Decide on an exam date and let us know.

3. Pay the invoice upon receipt.

4. Familiarize yourself with the invitation letter and the current exam regulations, which you will receive about a week before the exam.

5. Show up for your exam as indicated in the invitation letter.

6. If desired: On the day of the exam, request to have your results sent by mail. Pay the shipping directly on site.

7. Otherwise: collect your exam results from us when you have received notification from us that your exam results are available approximately 4 - 6 weeks after the exam.

Preparation Course
For each exam, the Academy of Languages offers suitable preparation courses that will help you maximize your potential on the exam and optimize your performance. 

The day of the exam

1. Arrival at the examination center: You will be welcomed by our team and taken to your examination room.

2. The invigilator in the examination room will direct you to the checkroom. Please make sure that you do not bring your cell phone or smartwatches into the examination room.

3. Back in the examination room: the invigilator explains the examination regulations, checks your ID cards and explains the procedure for the written examination.

4. The exam papers are handed out and the examination starts.

5. At the end of the written exam, you may have a snack and wait in our waiting room for your oral exam. Please note: cell phones and smart watches are still prohibited at this point!

6. Before the start of your oral exam, you will be allowed 20 minutes to prepare in a separate room. You will receive your assignments there.

7. The examiner will pick you up after the preparation time and go with you to the examination room.

8. Oral exam: The exam lasts 15 to 20 minutes.

9. After the oral exam, our team will escort you to your belongings in the checkroom.

10. Upon request, we will provide you with a confirmation of participation.

Contact, questions and registration for telc German exams

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Tina Gajdics
Consultant at Academy of Languages

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