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For Who ?
It is an official exam that assesses French language skills for anyone who needs to certify their level of French for personal, professional or academic reasons.
What is expected from the candidate ?
- recount an event, an experience, or a dream.
- describe a hope, a goal, or a project.
- give my opinion and justify it.
- express my feelings.
- explain why I agree or disagree.
- understand the big ideas from the news -- articles, TV, or radio.
- make propositions and hypotheses / give advice.
- persuade someone.
- manage unforeseen circumstances in a foreign country.
- organize a presentation or a speech, in a logical order.
I'm an AFSF student, when can I take the exam?
You can take the DELF B1 exam when you complete the intermediate level at the end of intermediate 6(B1.6).
How is it composed?
|Listening||3 exercises||25 minutes||
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with several recordings (played twice).
Maximum duration of recordings: 6 mins
|📖||Reading||2 exercises||45 minutes||
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with several written documents:
- extract useful information concerning a particular task
- analyze the contents of a document of general interest.
|✍️||Writing||1 exercises||45 minutes||
Express personal opinions on a general topic (essay, letter, article, etc).
|💬||Speaking||3 tasks||15 minutes / prep time : 10 minutes||
Each part scores 25 points of a total of 100 points. To pass the exam, you must get 50/100 or 50%. The minimum mark required per test is 5/25.If you pass the exam, you will get a diploma valid for life.
The listening, reading and writing are group examinations held on one day or a half day.
The speaking part may be scheduled on a different day depending on examinators' availability and number off candidate. For the speaking part the candidate is alone with a jury of 2 examinators.
HOW to prepare for the DELF B1
We offer group classes to prepare specifically for the DELF B1 exam.
Need some help to get ready? Book private classes with a great AFSF teacher and master the exam!
CAlenDar and Exam fees
It is not possible to change the time of your exam. There will probably be some waiting time between some of your
The speaking part may be scheduled on a different day depending on examinators' availability and number off candidate.
Please respect the schedule you receive as we are on a tight schedule and plan to arrive onsite 15 minutes before your first
You will receive your official notification by email 1 week before the exam. Please check the email you use to register. Only the times on this notification must be taken into account, the information on your invoice is only informative.
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