Finishing their German language courses with an official exam has become more and more popular among students in the past few years. Many of them want to go to university in Germany and start asking about the TestDaF exam dates as early as their first course week in level A1. Read more
Exam preparation courses are demanding and can quickly become very stressful. Focused and well prepared students will have a better chance of making the most of their experience.
Language qualifications are a proof of a student’s language skills. They are usually a requirement for university entry or jobs. But exams also serve another purpose: “they are motivating and they give students a goal” (Bianca Obermaier, Good Hope Studies). Students are much more likely to be successful if they are focused and know what they want to get out of the course.
Here are a few useful tips for students before enrolling on a language exam preparation course.