The DELF (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française) is an official diploma delivered by the French National Education Board. It certifies proficiency in French language. The DELF is composed with 4 independent diplomas corresponding to the first four levels of the European Framework of Reference for Languages.
DELF A2 recognises the linguistic competency of a basic user. At this level, the learner can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring the most common polite phrases and exchanges of information.
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The DELF A2 exam consists of 4 tests evaluating the 4 language skills, namely: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The total duration of the test is 1h40min. The overall pass mark is 50/100. The pass mark per test is 5/25.
A. Listening | 25 minutes | 25 marks
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with 3 or 4 short recordings on everyday life (played twice).
Maximum duration of recordings: 5 mins
B. Reading | 30 minutes | 25 marks
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with four or five written documents on everyday life.
C. Writing | 45 minutes | 25 marks
Two short pieces of writing (letter to a friend or message)
- describe an event or personal experiences
- invite, thank, say sorry, ask for something, give information, congratulate.
D. Speaking | 6~8 minutes | 25 marks
1st part: guided conversation
2nd part: exchanging information
3rd part: role-play.
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