What new vocabulary and grammar do you need to move from upper beginner (A2) to lower intermediate (B1) German? Maybe you want to improve your German for work or pleasure. You may even need to pass a German B1 exam. If so, you’re in the right place for some actionable information what intermediate German vocabulary and grammar you need how to master it.
These levels are classified as A1 for beginners, A2 for elementary, B1 for intermediate, B2 for upper intermediate, C1 as advanced, and C2 as mastery.
- understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
- deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken.
produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest and describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
If you are an experienced language learner and study with this course 4.5 hours per day (that’s the amount you are expected to work in most physical intensive courses) it is possible to reach level B1 CEFR within 90 days. As learning is a highly individual task it might take a bit (or a lot) more or a bit less time. If you invest less time daily, you will most likely need a bit longer. In the course you’ll find a more detailed estimation also for other levels. Will I be fluent in German after this course? You can reach B1 fluency. B1 is still a pretty limited level compared to B2 e.g. You will also most likely still need conversation practice to practice what you have learned with a human being. I’ll provide you with tips on how to find someone for speaking practice late in the course as in the beginning you shouldn’t worry about speaking with others at all! First build a solid base of knowledge.