What is your opinion on Malaysia

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The Goethe Certificate B1 consists of the modules reading, listening, writing and speaking (oral exam for pairs). The test is carried out and assessed uniformly worldwide.
The four modules can be taken individually or in combination. The individual certificates for four modules correspond to an overall certificate.
This test was developed jointly by the Goethe-Institut, the University of Freiburg / Switzerland and the ÖSD and is offered worldwide under the names Goethe-Zertifikat B1 and ÖSD-Zertifikat B1.


They read blog posts, emails, newspaper articles, advertisements, and written instructions. You can capture key information, key details, and points of view and opinions.

Duration: 65 minutes


You write personal and formal e-mails / letters and express your opinion in writing in a forum post.

Duration: 60 minutes


You will hear announcements, short presentations, informal conversations and discussions from the radio. You can capture key messages and key details.

Duration: 40 minutes


You talk to your partner about an everyday topic, e. B. Travel. You react to questions, express your opinion and make suggestions. You give a presentation on a topic from everyday life and answer questions about it.

Duration: approx. 15 minutes


The Goethe certificate B1 is a German test for young people and adults.

The exams of the Goethe-Institut are available to all interested parties and can be taken regardless of whether they have reached a minimum age or whether they have German citizenship.
  • For the Goethe Certificate B1 for young people, an age of 12 years and over is recommended.
  • For the Goethe Certificate B1 for adults, the age of 16 and over is recommended.
  • The Goethe Certificate B1 requires language skills at the third level of competence (B1) of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(GER).
  • To reach this level, you need 350 to 650 teaching units of 45 minutes each, depending on previous knowledge and learning requirements.

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