Exam Preparation Courses for telc German Exams (A1-C2)

Do you need recognized proof of your German language skills for your new job in Germany or to be able to study at the University of Cologne? Passing the exam also serves as proof of linguistic integration for immigrants. We are happy to support you in a success-oriented manner with our exam preparation for the German telc exams in Cologne.

Our preparation courses prepare you specifically for your exam and will help you feel more confident. Increase your chances of success by being prepared by our official telc examiners.

Exam Preparation Courses for telc German Exams (A1-C2)

telc exams at Sprachschule Aktiv Köln

Let us advise you and take your exam with us. If you have attended a course with us in the last 6 months, you will receive our discounted in-house price. Of course, you can also take the exam with us without having attended a class previously.

What does telc mean?

The abbreviation telc means “The European Language Certificates”. These are European language certificates that are recognized by many professional associations, universities, and institutions. The exams are designed and created by telc and they are based on the standard of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (GER).

telc exam preparation at Sprachschule Aktiv Köln

Of course, you can also book a comprehensive telc preparation course as a private lesson. However, we offer an extra service in every German course in which we incorporate telc preparation exercises into our lessons. This means that we also integrate practice exams for the respective learning level during your normal courses. This will give you details about the individual sections of the exam from official telc examiners. You will learn the optimal approach, how to best manage your time and which aspects you should pay particular attention to.

Intensive German courses with telc exam preparation: course duration and costs

Course duration: You decide for yourself. We recommend 2 months for optimal preparation.
Level: A1- C2
Dates for the morning course: Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • 1 week: 199, – €
  • 2 weeks: 349, – €
  • 3 weeks: 449, – €
  • 4 weeks (per month): 499, – €

Course can also be booked by the week.


Does a preparation course for my exam help?

Our analysis of the results has shown that 93.10% of all students who have attended a preparatory course in our school have passed the Telc exam. 56.76% passed the exam without a preparatory course. You do not need an additional course; the preparation is integrated in our intensive courses and complement each other perfectly. The basis of the telc exam consists of reading comprehension, listening comprehension and written communication. All of this is practiced and simulated in real time to get an accurate feel for the exam. Your chances of success increase significantly when you attend a preparatory course, some of the courses are also taught by official telc examiners so that you get ideal planning. Register now to increase your chances!

Structure and duration and the exam

The exam consists of two parts, a written and an oral part. Reading comprehension, listening comprehension and written expression take place in the written part. This section takes about 3.5 hours. Then you will have a short break of 20 minutes. The oral part usually takes place as a group examination with 2-3 other participants. After 20 minutes of preparation, the official part of the oral exam takes 15-20 minutes.

What do I have to take with me to the exam?

You will need a pencil, sharpener, and eraser. Please also bring your ID / passport with you.

How often can I retake the exam?

You can retake the exam as often as you like.

Are there exam appointments outside of the scheduled times?

You are welcome to send us your preferred date for a separate telc exam. We will then check whether we have the minimum number of participants for an unscheduled test and whether we can carry out the test on your desired date, if that is not possible, we will make you a separate offer to take your exam.

Is there a minimum number of participants?

A minimum of 3 participants is required for the preparatory course and the exam.

How long will it take to get my result?

You will receive the exam result and certificate about 5-6 weeks after the test. The exam is corrected at the telc Institute in Frankfurt, so that the Sprachschule Aktiv Köln has no influence on the correction time required and assumes no liability.

We will contact you automatically when the result is available! We can also mail you the certificate by request.

Should I expect additional costs?

The telc exam fees include all costs except for an additional registration fee of € 15.