Exam formats

Level A1: Format and duration
  Format Duration
  Reading comprehension 45 min.
  Listening comprehension 20 min.
  Written expression and interaction 25 min.
  Oral expression and interaction 15 min.
(+15 min. prep.)
  Total Exam Duration: 2 hours.

 

Level A2: Format and duration
  Format Duration
  Reading comprehension 60 min.
  Listening comprehension 35 min.
  Written expression 
and interaction
50 min.
  Oral expression 
and interaction
15 min.
(+15 min. prep.)
  Total Exam Duration: 2 hours and 55 min.

 

Level B1 (beginner level)
Format and duration
  Format Duration
  Reading comprehension 70 min.
  Writter expression 60 min.
  Listening comprehension 40 min.
  Oral expression 15 min.
(+15 min. prep.)
  Total Exam Duration: 3 hours and 20 min.

 

Level B2 (intermediate level)
Format and duration
  Format Duration
  Reading comprehension 70 min.
  Writter expression 80 min.
  Listening comprehension 40 min.
  Oral expression 20 min.
(+20 min. prep.)
  Total Exam Duration: 3 hours and 50 min.

 

Level C1: Format and duration
  Format Duration
  Reading comprehension
and use of language
90 min.
  Listening comprehension
and use of language
50 min.
  Integrated skills:
listening comprehension
and written expression
and interaction
80 min.
  Integrated skills:
reading comprehension
and oral expression
and interaction
20 min.
(+20 min. prep.)
  Total Exam Duration: 4 hours and 20 min.

 

Level C2: Format and duration
  Format Duration
  Use of language,
reading and listening 
comprehension
105 min.
  Integrated skills:
listenign and reading comprehension 
and written expression
and interaction
150 min.
  Integrated skills:
reading comprehension 
and oral expression
and interaction
20 min.
(+30 min. prep.)
  Total Exam Duration: 5 hours and 5 min

Notes:

  • The oral expression test may be done the day before or or the day after the written tests
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