Spoken German

German language accepted by more than 10,000 institutions around the world is a pre-requisite for non-native students who wish to pursue higher studies in countries where the medium of instruction is German.

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Test Structure

The Spoken German™ tests all four language skills that are important for effective communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. The structure of the Spoken German™ is as follows:

Reading

Reading

Reading (60 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands) Reading section has 3 passages and 40 items (questions). Each item is worth one mark.

Writing

Writing

Writing (60 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands) Writing section consists of 2 tasks (Writing Task 1 and Writing Task 2) and candidates must answer BOTH tasks.

Listening

Listening

Listening (40 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands) Listening section has four sections, each with 10 items (or questions). Each item is worth one mark.

Speaking

Speaking

Speaking (11-14 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands) Speaking test is a face-to-face interaction between the candidate and an examiner.

All the sections have a 0.5 band increment. There is no negative marking in the Spoken German.

Training Modules

Module 1: Onboarding for Spoken German
On registering for the spoken German test, you will learn four modules: speaking, reading, listening and writing. There are two parts of the German language: German general and German academic.
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Module 2: Spoken German Speaking
To be successful in the German speaking test, you need to speak in the language and be understood. When you speak, the examiner analyzes the way you communicate based on four different metrics: fluency and coherence, lexical resource, grammar and accuracy, and pronunciation.
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Module 3: Spoken German Listening
Practice your German listening skills with our vast selection of German audio articles and listening (dictation) challenges organised according to different levels. Test your listening skills that include translations and free grammar and vocabulary lessons related to the subject.
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Module 4: Spoken German Reading
Practice your German reading skills with our ever-growing collection of interactive reading content. Understand the logical argument and recognize the writer’s opinion, attitude and purpose from the context.
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Module 5: Spoken German Writing
Practice your German writing skills with our vast selection of German writing content.Test your writing skills with interactive German exercises that include translations and free grammar and vocabulary lessons related to the subject.
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Course Highlights

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Diagnostic Test
Diagnostic Test
Reading (60 minutes) (Scoring scale: 0-9 bands) Reading section has 3 passages and 40 items (questions). Each item is worth one mark.
Concept Builders
Concept Builders
Short lessons that explain language concepts, techniques and preparations methods.
Live Webinars
Live Webinars
To master a topic in under an hour, attend live webinars that we conduct on a regular basis.
E-mentoring
E-mentoring
We will match you with a mentor who will keep you accountable and help you succeed.
Video Lessons
Video Lessons
All Spoken German lessons are presented in a visually rich format for improved attention and grasp.
Mock Tests
Mock Tests
Perfect your Spoken German skills using a number of mock tests, offered at varying levels of difficulty.
Simulated Testing
Simulated Testing
Bolster your prep by evaluating yourself on our simulated test environment.
Complete Support
Complete Support
Our support extends beyond exam preparation to cover visa consultation, college selection and more.

Course Options

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Most Popular
Personalized Online Batch
  • Online - Through Zoom / Google / Microsoft Teams
  • Max. 10 students per batch
  • 4.5 hours per day
  • All the 4 modules
  • 3 months
  • 5 Computer-delivered Mock Tests, 5 paper delivered
  • Online 60-minute review with an expert
  • Yes
  • 8 books
  • Laptop bag
  • Direct entry into SDS batch at Kanan International H.O. once the centre opens
  • Appointment of a senior case advisor for student visa process
Most Intensive
Personalized Offline Batch
  • One desk - one to one with faculty
  • Max. 2 students
  • 90 minutes per day
  • 1 or 2 modules as per student’s choice
  • 3 months
  • 5 Computer-delivered Mock Tests, 5 paper delivered
  • Face to face 60-minute review with an expert
  • Yes
  • 12 books
  • Laptop bag
  • Direct entry into SDS batch at Kanan International H.O. once the centre opens
  • Appointment of a senior case advisor for student visa process

Testimonials

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Dhruv Patel
If you want to study in the US or Canada, you should get proper guidance for preparing for the IELTS exams. Kanan International is a place where a student gets support right from IELTS preparation to student visa. When I landed in Canada, Kanan International’s senior students helped me in getting a job and other essentials.
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Prachi Modi
Kanan has provided me exemplary service in attaining my Goal. The teachers provided amazing guidance to attain the score I aspired for. Also the resources here are in plenty, hence you can have an immense amount of practice for your test.
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Manav Chokshi
It’s good experience for me at Kanan. All the teachers are very experienced and have ample amounts of knowledge. Overall it was a great opportunity for me to study at Kanan.
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Mrudul Dubey
The services at Kanan are the best in all of Vadodara. Faculties were very supportive and there was ample amount of practice material. Queries were solved anytime. Good experience.
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Shruti Kareshkumar Patel
I received a lot of guidance from Kanan Prep when it comes to learning for IELTS, faculties are also very supportive and helpful at each and every step.
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Frequently Asked Questions

No, there is no pre-requisite for the Spoken German. But, Spoken German is a pre-requisite for anyone planning to study, work or migrate to an English speaking country.

Your Spoken German score will be valid for two years from the date of your test report form.

Yes, if you’d like to attempt again in order to improve your score, you’re welcome to do so.

You should choose the training mode depending on your location, schedules and target Spoken German scores. If you live in a city where our classroom courses are available and can come to the classrooms for the entire course duration, you would be better off with our classroom courses. If you’re aiming for a 7+ band score, you will benefit from our Private Tutoring plan. On the other hand, if you need very little guidance from us and can self-learn, please take advantage of the online course.

Yes, the Spoken German band score is a mandatory requirement while applying for admissions.

All our trainers have achieved high Spoken German scores themselves. They are given extensive training in best practices, exam strategies and preparation mindsets. Our trainers are among the best in the country.

Yes. Kanan Prep can be accessed on smartphones, laptops, desktops and tablets. All you need is a good internet connection to access the course content.

Our simulated test engine offers you the best-in-class assessment, as close to the actual testing. Our trainers are Spoken German veterans. Moreover, the one-to-one mentoring and live webinars - you have everything you need to get a great Spoken German score in the shortest time possible.

For the speaking test, you will record the answers on your computer or smartphone and upload them to the course portal. For the writing section, you will handwrite your answers on paper, scan and upload them on the course portal for evaluation.

Yes, you can extend your validity by paying an additional 50% of the course fee. All you need to do is let us know before access to your course expires.