DELF A1 for schools
DELF A1 for schools presentation
DELF A1 for schools diploma's value is the exact same as the DELF A1. Indeed, the issued diploma is the same. There is no indication on the certificate of the fact that it was the DELF for schools that was taken. Please note that the subjects of the DELF junior version and the DELF for schools are exactly the same. You will take a DELF for schools if there is a convention between local educational authorities and the French embassy of your country. Otherwise, you will take a DELF junior version.
DELF A1 for schools examination is based on level A1 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
Description of DELF A1 for schools examination
Type of tests: DELF A1 for schools
Mark out of
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three or four very short recordings on everyday life (played twice).
Maximum duration of recordings: 3 mins
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with four or five written documents on everyday life.
Two parts test:
- filling in a record, a form
- writing simple phrases (postcards, messages, stories etc) on everyday topics.
Three parts test:
- guided conversation (Approximately 1 minute)
- exchanging information (Approximately 2 minutes)
- role-play (Approximately 2 minutes).
5 to 7 minutes
Total length of group tests: 1 hour 20 minutes
* Total mark out of 100
* Overall pass mark of the DELF A1 for schools: 50 / 100
* Minimum mark required per test: 5 / 25
Further information on DELF A1 for schools
To go further and especially to prepare you well to DELF A1 for schools examination, you can consult and download DELF A1 for schools sample papers.
You can also consult our article on the DELF A1 writing test.
You may also consult our articles and our videos on the DELF A1 speaking test.
You can also consult our book recommendations to prepare for the DELF A1 for schools.