Exam preparation

>>> Our courses are still held online, but the exams take place here in Göttingen!

If you want to study in Germany, you need a certificate of your language skills. You can take certain exams for this purpose: DSH, TestDaF or telc C1 Hochschule. These exams are commonly accepted as proof of language proficiency by most German universities. To prepare optimally for the language exams, the IIK Göttingen e.V. offers specialized courses in which you can prepare in a targeted manner for the respective exam format.

 

 

We work closely with the Lektorat Deutsch als Fremdsprache of the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen and other local test centers where the exams are held. Therefore, we can always reserve a place for the participants of the preparation courses in the respective test format.

 

 

Course contents:

  • targeted exam preparation after C1
  • systematic repetition and consolidation of grammatical structures and broadening of vocabulary in the field of scientific language
  • contents relevant to the exam
  • Strategies for successful processing of examination tasks are intensively practiced and consolidated in all four skill areas.
  • Trial exam and exam simulation under original conditions with correction and revision

The course is ideal for:

  • People who have completed C1 courses in the preparatory phase for DSH
  • Refreshing C1 knowledge after a longer learning break
  • Motivation after a non-passed exam or for a professionally guided revision

Requirements : Completed C1 level

For participants of the C1 Advanced Course, places will be reserved at the DSH examination of the Georg August University of Göttingen.

Upcoming course dates:

  • 19.07. - 27.08.2021 (DSH in September 2021)

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Course contents:

  • Preparation for the exam parts reading comprehension, text production and academic language structures, listening comprehension
  • Preparation for the exam part oral expression
  • Training of typical exam tasks
  • Tips and strategies for efficient processing of the examination tasks
  • Up to 10 hours of homework per wee

This course is ideal for:

  • People in the preparatory phase for the DSH with a secure C1 knowledge.

Requirements: Completed C1 level

Upcoming course dates:

  • 18.08. - 28.08.2021 (DSH im September 2021)

For participants of the DSH Crash , places will be reserved at the DSH examination of the Georg August University of Göttingen.

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You would like to practice specific areas of the exam more intensively?

Check out our also our intensive skills trainings in the C1plus advantage package!

With the course package consisting of 3 course modules you will prepare for the DSH in a compact, targeted and individual way.
In Module III, you select one of the offered courses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Module I: DSH Crash (18.08. - 28.08.2021)

Module II: DSH oral (20.09. - 24.09.2021)

Module III: DSH written I (20.7. - 09.08.2021) or DSH written II (30.08. - 03.09.2021)

For participants of C1plus, places will be reserved at the DSH examination of the Georg August University of Göttingen.

Modul I: DSH Crash

  • Training of typical examination tasks in all examination areas
  • Tips and strategies for efficient processing of the examination tasks

Module II: DSH oral

  • Contents of the oral exam
  • Strategies for preparing a short presentation on the given task (graph, table, caricature, text summary)
  • Training: answering questions about the presentation, leading a short discussion
  • Evaluation of oral presentations in the plenum

Modul III: DSH schriftlich

DSH written I: Text production

  • Deepening and broadening knowledge of the German written language
  • Dealing with diagrams and illustrations
  • Exam-oriented and study-related tasks for text production
  • Argumentative writing and statement
  • Tips and strategies for note-taking and text planning
  • Text correction included

DSH written II: Listening comprehension/Reading comprehension/Grammar

  • Exam-oriented and study-related listening comprehension tasks
  • Tips and strategies for taking useful notes
  • Analysis of different types of tasks and their processing
  • Handling of written texts on different topics relevant to the exam
  • Tips and strategies for reading techniques and exam-specific task processing

All skill training courses can also be booked individually or in addition to the package! Prices and times can be found in our program.

Information on DSH examinations at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

 

 

Course contents:

  • Presentation of the examination parts reading comprehension, text production, listening comprehension, oral expression
  • Training of typical examination exercises
  • Tips and strategies for efficient processing of the examination tasks
  • This course is suitable for:
  • Graduates of B2/C1 courses in the preparation phase for TestDaF, who would like to get to know the examination format effectively

Requirements: Completed B2 level

Upcoming course dates:

  • 13.08. - 15.08.2021 (exam date: 09.09.2021)
    • Friday: 18:00 - 19:30
    • Saturday: 09:30 - 16:30
    • Sunday: 09:30 - 13:45

Registration closing date with TAN: 02.08.2021

Registration closing date without TAN : 10.08.2021

  • 22.10. - 24.10.2021 (exam date:: 24.11.2021 --> digital exam)

For participants in the TestDaF crash course, we can reserve places for the TestDaF exam at the Test Centre University of Göttingen. You will receive a TAN from us to register with the TestDaF Institute.

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Course contents:

  • Preparation for the exam parts reading comprehension, text production, listening comprehension
  • Preparation for the examination part oral expression
  • Training of typical examination exercises
  • Tips and strategies for efficient processing of the examination tasks
  • up to 10 hours homework per week

This course is suitable for:

  • Graduates of B2/C1 courses in the preparation phase for TestDaF, who would like to get to know the examination requirements thoroughly

Requirement: Completed B2 level

Upcoming course dates:

In 2021 only compact courses for the preparation for the TestDaF are scheduled - see above TestDaF Crashkurs kompakt

Information about the TestDaF at the Test Center University of Göttingen

The telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule certificate is a respected proof of German language competence for university admission at German universities and colleges. In our preparation course, you will receive effective preparation for the telc C1 Hochschule exam. Our course provides targeted training for the competencies required to successfully complete the tasks of the telc C1 Hochschule exam.

Content:

  • Efficient preparation for all exam parts
  • Teaching of vokabulary and structures that are important for the examination
  • Training in strategies for managing the examination
  • Tips and Strategies for efficiently processing the examination tasks
  • Up to 10 hours homework per week
  • Simulation of examinations under original conditions respecting current Covid-19 conditions and restrictions
  • You will be familiar with the requirements of this exam at the end of the course

This course is suitable for:

  • Graduates of C1 courses in the preparation phase for the „telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule“ exam

Requirements: Completed C1 level

Upcoming course dates:

  • 06.12.2021 - 17.12.2021

For participants in this course, places are reserved for the telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule exam.

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Institut für Interkulturelle Kommunikation
IIK Göttingen e.V.

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Intensive German Courses

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Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Preparatory German Courses
Preparatory German Courses online
DSH / TestDaF Crash Courses

Katja Uhlemann & Upul de Silva
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Dr. Melanie Brinkschulte
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