Frequently Asked Questions
About B1 Certificate
It is a certificate which will prove your knowledge of Polish at B1 level - EU Threshold (Intermediate). It may be required to obtain Polish Citizenship, permanent residency, enroll to certain Universities or gain a specific business position. Before enrolling to the exam always check with designated institution which level of certificate is required.
The only body that can grant you with Polish B1 certificate is Państwowa Komisji do spraw Poświadczania Znajomości Języka Polskiego jako Obcego (PKdsPZJPjO). You can pass the exam in many institutions and language schools entitled to conduct the exam by PKdsPZJPjO. Exam for B1 certificate is organised few times a year- usually 3 in many different locations in Poland and abroad.
Preparation for B1 certificate is most efficient from late A2/ B1 level. If you are A1 or starting A2 it will be better to start from regular course and then move on to B1 preparation.
The sooner the better 🙂 The time which you will need for preparation depends on your current level of Polish. Based on your current Polish skills our teacher will prepare individual learning plan with timelines for you.
No at all, if you are well prepared 🙂 B1 certificate exam includes few parts:
- Listening and understanding
- Reading and understanding
- Talking/ conversations