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Fide Exam

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soon I am going to take a validation exam in Fide.. If somebody had already, could you please give me a bit information about it?



As I understand from what I read;
1- there will be only 2 experts
2- they will pick a topic and will chat with you
3- they will pick a topic and will want you to write something about it..
4- it will take 30-45 mins in total



Place: zurich
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Re: Fide Exam

That all seems about right - I attended one in Bern a couple of months ago but it is as you said above.
The chat was based broadly on my CV.
The written test I had was to read over a short text and answer about 6 multiple choice questions about the text (about my child attending school), and then to write a letter to the local education authority.

Hope that helps - am sure you will nail it.
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That all seems about right - I attended one in Bern a couple of months ago but it is as you said above.
The chat was based broadly on my CV.
The written test I had was to read over a short text and answer about 6 multiple choice questions about the text (about my child attending school), and then to write a letter to the local education authority.

Hope that helps - am sure you will nail it.

Thank you very much. It helped me to understand a bit what will happen I just did not have any idea how exam would be.. Because its not a typical exam.. Thank you again
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Re: Fide Exam

There is also an oral comprehension part where they play an audio recording and then you need to answer questions about what you heard. One part involves choosing the correct picture and you answer questions in the other part.
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Re: Fide Exam

Hi everyone

Let me update the status:

Today I had my exam in Zurich. Firstly they put me in a room and there were two woman examiner. They ask me, can u introduce yourself and I did. They asked me questions about my job, can u give detail what you do, how you get the tasks, what about customers etc.. Total it took 5 mins I think..

then they said, we are done, please go to next room for writing test. I did and there was another woman. She said me, choose one of the 3 topics. One was about Fiber-Internet offer from a company, other one was about take care service for old people and other topic I do not remember..

I've chosen internet topic. There were an offer on the paper and on the second paper, they asked 3 multiple choice questions regarding the text.
And on the third paper, they ask me that write an email that I accept their offer and about your permission ( they can come and install the new technology, fiber in this case)... Min 50 words that mentioned. So I wrote a proper email..

I was expecting that she will say, you pass or not. But she said, next week.. So I dont know whether i've passed the exams or not..

thats all. It was not difficult.
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