The DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) is an official qualification awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside France in the French language. These diplomas are valid for life.
The DELF Prim is designed for children aged between 7 and 11 years old . It is divided into 3 levels: A1.1, A1 and A2, corresponding to the Common European Framework for Languages (CEFR).
The DELF Junior is suited for students aged between 11 and 18 years old. The exams test abilities in the CEFR levels A1, A2, B1, and B2.
The following linguistic skills are assessed:
1. Listening Comprehension
2. Reading Comprehension
3. Written Expression
4. Oral Expression/Interaction
Each candidate needs to obtain at least 50 points out of 100 in all four exam skills mentioned above to earn a diploma.
The DELF Junior is recognized as a proof of French proficiency for internships as well as college and university applications!