telc Deutsch B1 Exam - Zertifikat Deutsch (ZD) B1 Test

German B1 Exams

The Zertifikat Deutsch * / telc Deutsch B1 is the right exam for you if you already have a basic understanding of German. It tests general language skills and is open to everyone.

At level B1 you learn to communicate in a simple and coherent way in everyday life, when traveling and navigate your own area of ​​interest. You can report on experiences, describe goals and justify views. Overall, you will use the most important grammatical structures correctly.


  • Written exam

    • Reading comprehension: 90 minutes
      language elements
      (vocabulary and grammar)

    • Listening comprehension: 30 minutes

    • Writing: 30 minutes

  • Oral exam

    • Speaking: 15 minutes

Here you can find all current telc exam dates at Sprachenatelier Berlin.

* The Zertifikat Deutsch (ZD) was jointly issued by the Swiss Conference of Cantonal Education Directors, the Goethe-Institut e. V., the Austrian language diploma and telc GmbH.