DELF, diplôme d’études en langue française
(Diploma in French Language Study)
At this level, the user becomes independent. He/she can maintain interaction: he/she can understand and maintain a discussion and give his/her opinion. He/she is capable of dealing with situations likely to arise in daily life.
Note for candidates for French nationality:
DELF B1 qualification holders are exempt from any other tests required for French nationality
(decree of 11 October 2011).
|Type of tests : DELF B1||Duration||Mark out of|
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three recordings (played twice).
|Approximately 25 minutes||/ 25|
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with two written documents:
|0 h 35||/ 25|
Express personal opinions on a general topic (essay, letter, article etc).
|0 h 45||/ 25|
Test in three parts:
|Approximately 15 minutes
preparation: 0 h 10
(Only for the 3rd part of the test )
Total duration of all tests: 1 hour 45
Total mark out of 100.
Overall pass mark : 50/100
Pass mark per test : 5/25