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What are International language certificates and exams
International language exams and certificates confirm the language skills (linguistic literacy) of the tested person in a particular language and they are recognized around the world.

International language exams and certificates confirm the language skills (language literacy) of the tested person in a particular language and they are recognized around the world. Certificates proving knowledge corresponding to different levels of mastery of the language. ​​The following language certificates are for the world’s most widely used languages:

English

ESL / ESOL certificates and exams

German

  • GDS (Großes Deutsches Sprachdiplom)
  • ÖSD (Österreichisches Sprachdiplom)
  • TELC (The European Language Certificates)
  • ZDaF (Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache)
  • WiDaF (Deutsch als Fremdsprache in der Wirtschaft) - certificate for business German
  • ZMF (Zentrale Mittelstufen-Prüfung)
  • KDS (Kleines Deutsches Sprachdiplom)
  • DSH (Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang) dříve PNDS (Prüfung zum Nachweis deutscher Sprachkenntnisse)
  • PWD (Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch International)
  • DSD (Deutsches Sprachdiplom)
  • TestDaF (Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache)
  • ZOP (Zentrale Oberstufenprüfung)
  • ZD (Zertifikat Deutsch)
  • ZDj (Zertifikat Deutsch für Jugendliche)
  • ZDfB (Zertifikat Deutsch für den Beruf)

French

Both following diplomas have a value of state examinations and are recognized by the French Ministry of Education.

  • DELF (Diplôme d’études en langue française)
  • DALF (Diplôme approfondi de langue française)
  • TFI (Test de français international)
  • TEF (Test d’évaluation du français)
  • TCF (Test de connaissance du français)
  • TFI (Test de français international)
  • TELC (The European Language Certificates)

Spanish

  • DELE (Diploma de Espanol como Lengua Extranjera)
  • CELU (Certificado de Español: Lengua y Uso)
  • TELC (The European Language Certificates)
  • CSL (Certificate In Spanish Language)

Italian

  • CILS (Certificato dell’Italiano come Lingua Straniera)
  • CELI (Certificato di Conoscenza della Lingua Italiana)
  • TELC (The European Language Certificates)

Use of the international language certificates in practice: International language certificates are used to demonstrate the language skills and the ability to understand or use language in written, read or spoken form. Some certificates are required for admission to universities in different countries, some certificates are required by organizations as a qualification requirement for certain professions.

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