The DELF – (Diplôme d’études en langue française) is an internationally recognized test of French proficiency. It is based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), which defines language proficiency along six global levels, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. At each level, proficiency is measured across four competencies: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Successful candidates are awarded a diploma from the French Ministry of National Education.
Since 2011, the Avon Maitland District School Board has had 189 students from 8 secondary schools challenge the DELF
Why Challenge the DELF?
French is spoken worldwide and is the official language in almost 50 countries, including Canada. The DELF is recognized in more than 165 countries and…
- Provides life-long certification
- Recognizes your proficiency in French
- Awards you with an official document that could be added to your resume or portfolio
- Describes what you can do in oral communication, listening, reading and writing in French
- Opens doors for travel, job and educational opportunities
- Is recognized as a certified language assessment for acceptance into a French university (B2 level or higher)
Please note the 2016 test dates and locations will be updated once confirmed.