DELF B1 junior version

​​DELF B1 junior version presentation

At level B1, the user becomes independent. He/she can maintain interaction: he/she can understand and maintain a discussion and give his/her opinion. He/she is capable of dealing with situations likely to arise in daily life.

The topics of the DELF B1 junior version exam take into account the interests of young people. DELF B1 junior version constitutes a good stage to motivate teenagers in their French learning by recognizing the efforts they made to learn French.

DELF B1 junior version examination is based on level B1 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

​​Description of DELF B1 junior version examination

​​Type of tests: DELF B1 junior version
​​Mark out of
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with several recordings (played twice).

Maximum duration of recordings: 6 mins

​​Approximately 25 minutes

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with several written documents:
- extract useful information concerning a particular task
- analyze the contents of a document of general interest.

​​45 minutes

Express personal opinions on a general topic (essay, letter, article, etc).

45 minutes

Test in three parts:
​- guided conversation (2 at 3 minutes)
- interactive exercise (3 at 4 minutes)
- expressing an opinion on a document designed to elicit a reaction (5 at 7 minutes).

​​15 minutes maximum
preparation: 10 minutes
​​(only for the 3rd part)

​​Total length of group tests: 1 hour 55 minutes
* Total mark out of 100
* Overall pass mark of the DELF B1 junior version: 50 / 100
* Minimum mark required per test: 5 / 25

Further information on DELF B1 junior version

​​To go further and especially to prepare you well for the DELF B1 junior version examination, you can consult and download DELF B1 junior version sample papers.

You can also consult our article on the DELF B1 writing test.

You may also consult our articles and our videos on the DELF B1 junior version speaking test.

You can also consult our book recommendations to prepare for the DELF B1 junior version.