Is this level (C1) reachable with multiple sources combined such as language classes + Duolingo (obv.) edited 2 years ago. It’s the same plateau that I see One Month students make when learning to code. @TommiBrander I don't have any, I do know german though – Trey Nov 13 '17 at 16:09. I assume it should take like 2 years for C1 level, but you should find ways how to communicate with someone, because writing/reading is not that hard to achieve higher levels.. but with speaking you will face problems, as you come later to germany TeoLanguages Orange Belt Posts: 109 Joined: Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:04 am Languages: Italian (N) English (B2\C1) Spanish (~B2) German (~B1) French (A2\B1) x 125. 5 posts • Page 1 of 1. How much time do you need to learn German to a B2 level? Well learning outside the country is hard, you just learn but nobody correct you, and you don't hear the language everyday.. Have a goal, and sub-goals for learning. Can use the language effectively and flexibly in his/her social and professional life or in training and studies. C1 Can understand a wide range of challenging, longer texts and also grasp implicit meanings. A quick google search shows that The Foreign Service Institute (FSI) suggests that you need about 750 hours to get to this level. But i moved to Germany and have been in a Sprachkurs for 15 hours a week. General discussion about learning languages. 1. It took me 6 months to go from A1 to C1 German. Hi everybody! But i cam express myself well and follow conversations between native speakers. How long does it take to reach C1 level? ? Learning German “just to learn German” isn’t motivating. Basically I have to learn German at C1 level which is a requirement by the university I want to attend. + Michel Thomas (currently doing) + Youtube + TV + movies + radio + Deutsch in 30 Tagen + etc. Can express him/herself spontaneously and fluently without having to search for words frequently and noticeably. 2. Post by TeoLanguages » Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:11 am . I make a ton of mistakes speaking. From a level of B2.2 or even C1.1, it can be assumed that it language skills will be sufficient for a university degree course held in German. I reached approximately B2 level after 4 years of a 90-minutes, once-a-week evening course, supported by a handful of visits to Poland and watching Polish TV from time to time. German languge levels A2, B1, B2, C1 - chart showing how long it takes to get to each German level How long do you need German as a foreign language for a level? Also living with and dating Germans. Often candidates for these levels take the Test-DaF (German as a foreign language) or DSH to qualify for study in Germany. An offer of many German-language schools seems to confirm this number. My greatest motivation came when I had a goal: “To return one year later with enough German skills to follow along with some basic diner conversation.” Currently I am not even A1 as I have just started studying it a week ago. I'm a native German speaker and learned Polish (structure and complexity comparable to Russian) some years ago.