DILF, DELF, and DALF are a set of official French proficiency tests administered by the Centre International d’Etudes Pédagogiques (CIEP). Each year, many medical students or researchers who wish to pursue their undergraduate or post graduate studies in French speaking countries and/or universities or wish ti immigrate, take DELF Exam.
DELF (Diplôme d’études en Langue Française) exam consists of 4 sections of Listening, Reading, writing, and Speaking. DELF has 4 levels of A1, A2, B1, and B2, as it follows:
- DELF A1: This level recognises basic knowledge and is the most basic level at which a language is used.
- DELF A2: DELF A2 recognises the linguistic competency of a basic user whereby the candidate can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring the most common polite phrases and exchanges of information.
- DELF B1: At B1 level, the user becomes independent and can maintain interaction and deal with situations likely to arise in daily life.
- DELF B2: A B2 user has a degree of independence that allows him/her to construct arguments to defend his/her opinion, explain his/her viewpoint and negotiate.
And here are some extra useful resources to get prepared for DELF & DALF exams:
These preparation tests not only prepare you for your la langue française exam, but also guide you with cours francais, grammaire française, and listening francais! To prepare further for DELF DALF Exams, you can enroll yourself for French Conversation, French Delf, or French Intensive Courses at Alliance Francaise worldwide or other renowned French Institutes.
Did you know that the french language diplomas, DELF and DALF are the first of their kind.They are nationally and internationally recognised.They have already been adopted in over 154 countries.
Why take a DELF exam?
Today French is an official language in almost 50 countries, including Canada. It is spoken by more than 200 million people on five continents. It is also an official language of the United Nations, the Red Cross and many other international organizations.
The DELF diploma
- is an international recognition of French proficiency;
- is a life-long certification, whether obtained in the student’s country or another country;
- is based on the same international standard used in 164 countries (CEFR);
- facilitates interprovincial dialogue across Canada;
- is a testimonial to a student’s success in learning French: it recognizes the student’s accomplishments in French proficiency;
- is an internationally recognized official document that enriches the student’s school or professional portfolio;
- offers advantages for postsecondary education: it is recognized internationally by Francophone post-secondary institutions, including a growing number in Canada;
- is accepted in universities in France (B2 or higher level);
- enhances a student’s resumé: it describes in meaningful terms what the student is capable of doing in French;
- opens doors to a wide range of career and recreational opportunities throughout Canada and around the world; and
- supports career advancement.