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DELF A1 French Exam

DELF A1 level recognises basic knowledge. It is the most basic level at which a language is used, called the "discovery" stage. At this stage, the learner can interact in a simple way: he/she can speak about him/herself and his/her immediate environment.

DELF A1 Exam Components

DELF A1 Syllabus

DELF A1 Exam Format (French)


Nature des épreuves : A1

 Durée

Note sur     

Compréhension de l’oral
Réponse à des questionnaires de compréhension portant sur trois ou quatre très courts documents enregistrés ayant trait à des situations de la vie quotidienne (deux écoutes).

Durée maximale des documents : 3 min

 

0 h 20 environ

/ 25

Compréhension des écrits
Réponse à des questionnaires de compréhension portant sur quatre ou cinq documents écrits ayant trait à des situations de la vie quotidienne.
 

0 h 30 

 

/ 25

Production écrite

Epreuve en deux parties :
-  compléter une fiche, un formulaire
-  rédiger des phrases simples (cartes postales, messages, légendes…) sur des sujets de la vie quotidienne.

 

0 h 30 

 

/ 25

Production orale
Epreuve en trois parties :
-  entretien dirigé
-  échange d’informations 
-  dialogue simulé.
 

5~7 min
préparation:
10 min

/ 25

The total duration of the test is 1h20min. The overall pass mark is 50/100. The pass mark per test is 5/25.

DELF A1 Exam Format

The DELF A1 exam consists of 4 tests evaluating the 4 language skills, namely: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The total duration of the test is 1h20min. The overall pass mark is 50/100. The pass mark per test is 5/25.


1. DELF A1 Listening | 20 minutes | 25 marks

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three or four very short recordings on everyday life (played twice).
Maximum duration of recordings: 3 mins

DELF A1 Comprehension Orale - Download Samples


B. DELF A1 Reading | 30 minutes | 25 marks 

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with four or five written documents on everyday life.

DELF A1 Comprehension Ecrite - Download Samples


C. DELF A1 Writing | 30 minutes | 25 marks 

1st part: filling in a record, a form
2nd part: writing simple phrases (postcards, messages, stories etc) on everyday topics. 

DELF A1 Production ecrite - Download Samples


D. DELF Speaking | 5~7 minutes | 25 marks
1st part: guided conversation 
2nd part: exchanging information 
3rd part: role-play. 

DELF A1 Production Orale - Download Samples

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