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DELF and DALF

DELF Aand DALF are official qualifications awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside France in the French language.

DELF and DALF are composed of 6 independent diplomas that correspond to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

DELF is aimed at candidates with beginner to advanced levels of French whereas DALF is aimed at expert language users.

The different versions of the DELF in our Alliance are:

  • DELF Junior for teenagers from 12 to 17 years old. Levels evaluated from A1 to A2
  • DELF/ DALF Tout public for adults. Levels evaluated from A1 to C1

DELF A1: Breakthrough or beginner
DELF A2: Waystage or elementary
DELF B1: Threshold or intermediate
DELF B2: Vantage or upper intermediate
DALF C1: Effective Operational Proficiency or Advanced
DALF C2: Mastery or proficiency (not provided in AFP)

You can find more information about the DELF/DALF at http://www.ciep.fr/en/delf-dalf

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DFP and TEF

DFP = Diplômes de français professionnel

The Business French Diploma is a certification created in 1958 by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris Ile-de-France. It assesses the candidates’s communication skills in French, both written and spoken, in a professional context.

Whether you are a student or a professional (entrepreneur, project/product manager, engineer, consultant, etc.), the Business French Diploma will allow you:

  • to differentiate yourself on the job market
  • to gain new responsibilities
  • to develop new markets around the world
  • to strengthen your relationships with French speaking customers or partners.

TEF = Test d’Evaluation de français

Those tests are designed to assess the level in the French language of people who are not native French speakers.

  • It assesses comprehension and expression skills in general French.
  • It gives a quantitative and qualitative measure of the level of candidate’s linguistic and communication skills.
  • It offers a detailed and personalized analysis of results.

You can find more information about the TEF at https://www.lefrancaisdesaffaires.fr/tests-diplomes/test-evaluation-francais-tef/

CALENDAR FOR DELF-DALF IN 2021