The telc A1 exam consists of a written and an oral part. The written exam takes about 70 minutes.
- Language modules, listening and reading: 55 minutes
- Writing: 15 minutes
In the writing part of the exam, candidates have to write simple letters and e-mails, for example. The oral exam takes about 16 minutes (excluding preparation time) and usually takes place on the same day. The telc A1 German exam is a group exam and runs like a conversation or interview. The oral exam has three parts. In the first part, the test items introduce themselves. Immediately afterwards, the participants should ask for information on two given topics from everyday life (with the help of cards with words) (ask W questions or yes / no questions). The third part of the telc A1 exam is about the participants asking their partners for something with the help of picture cards and then reacting to a request.