B1 - courses

The B1-courses are suitable for advanced learners with a good language basis.

If you have already learned English on your own or elsewhere and have reached level A2 in a free placement test, the B1-course is right for you.

Our teachers speak mostly simple English and rarely German in the course. They emphasize current topics that interest you.

The goal is for you to be able to express, explain and justify your opinions, wishes and hopes in order to participate in discussions.



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Fees & cancellation


for FHWS students: 150.00€

for FHWS-student applicants with letter of admission: 150.00€

for FHWS applicants without letter of admission: 300.00€

for external course participants: 300.00€


The invoice will be sent to the email address used for registration 4-6 weeks after the beginning of the course.

Please pay on time to avoid further fees. (The deadline is stated in your invoice).

Payment is only possible by bank transfer. (Paypal or cash payment is not possible).

Tip: With a German or EU bank account you pay no service fees.

If you pay with a non-EU bank account, we ask you to add the conversion fees of the respective currency of the country when transferring the course fee.


Cancellation is only possible within 14 days after your registration.

Please use this cancellation form.

Please note that your registration is binding and you will have to pay the entire course fee if you do not cancel in time, even if you do not participate in the course.


In the end of the courses there will be a final exam consisting of four parts:

Examination parts Speaking Listening Reading Writing
Examination duration 10 Min. 45 Min. 60 Min. 60 Min.
Total Mark percentage 25% 25% 25% 25%

You will be informed by e-mail (4-6 weeks after the exam) about the exam results.

If you do not pass any part of the exam, you can retake it within two semesters free of charge.

In case you are unable to write the exam, you need to provide a valid justification (e.g. medical certificate), in order to retake the exam within two semesters free of charge.

If you are not enrolled in an ongoing course, but you need a language certificate, you can enrol in a separate exam without attending any courses.


After passing the exam, you will receive a digital FHWS language certificate via email.

Please be patient and allow us some time to issue the certificate.

For further informations, click on certificates.

Course material

In this course we work with the textbook "Language Hub".

Language Hub
Student's Book + App
ISBN 978-3-19-062984-8

Please purchase the textbook before the course starts.

In addition, materials will be provided on the Moodle platform FHWS E-Learning.

The access credentials and further information about the course will be given in class.

Current courses

Level courses

  •     during the semester
  •     2 x 145 minutes/week
  •     up to 90 teaching units

Period: 10.10.22 - 24.01.2023

Days: Mon & Wed

Time: 18.00 - 20.25 p.m.

Course type: Online via Zoom

Type of Examination: Pen&Paper Exam in Schweinfurt

Registration period closed

You will receive further information and the access link to the course room before the course starts.

Further questions

Please use this contact form.