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DELF A1 Exam Format

  • The DELF A1 exam format consists of 4 tests evaluating the 4 language skills, namely: 
    1. Listening (Comprehension Orale)
    2. Speaking (Production Orale)
    3. Reading (Comprehension Ecrite) 
    4. Writing (Production Ecrite)
  • 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 (Comprehension Orale) | 20 minutes | 25 marks

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with 3 or 4 very short recordings on everyday life (played twice).

Maximum duration of recordings: 3 mins

View & Download Samples: DELF A1 Comprehension Orale 

B. DELF A1 Reading (Comprehension ecrite) | 30 minutes | 25 marks 

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with 4 or 5 written documents on everyday life.

View & Download Samples: DELF A1 Comprehension Ecrite

C. DELF A1 Writing (Production ecrite) | 30 minutes | 25 marks 

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

View & Download Samples: DELF A1 Production ecrite 

D. DELF A1 Speaking (Production orale) | 5~7 minutes | 25 marks

1st part: Guided conversation 
2nd part: Exchanging information 
3rd part: Role-play. 

View & Download Samples: DELF A1 Production Orale 

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