Preparation for the Goethe-Zertifikat B2

This Goethe Institute examination has a writing component (listening, reading, writing – testing grammatical structures and vocabulary) and a speaking section.

Learning outcomes

  • Account for and sustain one's opinions in discussion by providing relevant explanations, arguments and comments
  • Give a brief talk on a given subject and discuss it with an interlocutor
  • Understand interviews, presentations, conversations and discussions (especially in the media)
  • Read and understand (globally and in detail) texts such as blogs, newspaper and magazine articles, comments, and written instructions
  • Write a clear and structured text (in particular a formal message in a professional context and arguments on a social issue in a forum)
  • Be familiar with certain aspects of German culture
  • Apply strategies to study and prepare for exams

Practical information

Pre-registration dates and deadlines   All information
Required level B2 Level descriptor
Structure of the module
(per week)
> Group 2 periods
  > Multimedia Centre (EMA)* 1 period
Timetable Fixed according to the availability of the participants All information
Fees Language Center are only for members of the UNIL community (with a few exceptions). All information

*When indicated, the multimedia space for independent learning (EMA) is an integrated part of the course. It can be “online registration” or “free access” (details)

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