DSD 1 / German Language Diploma

 Preparation Course and Exam

What is the DSD I ?

  • The Deutsches Sprachdiplom (German Language Diploma), or short DSD, can be obtained as a certificate proving German language proficiency in two levels. We are offering the DSD I preparation course and exam.
  • The DSD I exams are designed to test the language proficiency level ranging from A2 – B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language and test the listening comprehension, reading comprehension, writing skills, and oral communication of the candidate.
  • The DSD-Level I (DSD-A2/B1) is considered to prove that the student has the level of ability in German that is required for entry to a college to study. The exams are prepared by the Zentralstelle für Auslandsschulwesen (ZfA) in Cologne and can be taken with the German Language School Saskatoon.

The preparation course
  • Students will be prepared by focusing on the structure of the exam such as oral communication, writing skills, listening comprehension and reading comprehension.
  • The course also emphasizes the expansion of vocabulary and grammar skills (sentence structure, adjective endings and more).

Times, Dates and Cost

  • DSD I - preparation course
    • Students should possibly have a language level of A2 or have been to Germany on an exchange. 
  • 8-10 evenings
  • Start Date: January 2019
  • Cost: $ 130.00
  • Exam Dates:
    • Written Exam: March 14th, 2019
    • Oral Exam: March or April 2019 (exact date to follow)

Registration Deadline is Friday, December 7th, 2018

Please use the Contact Tab to send an Email to Kathleen Schroeder-Brass for registration or questions. Thank you !!!

For more information, please check out the DSD Tab for flyers in English and German Language.


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