French DALF A1 Exam

DELF A1 French Exam

DELF A1 level recognises basic knowledge. It is the most basic level at which a language is used, called the “discovery” stage. At this stage, the learner can interact in a simple way: he/she can speak about him/herself and his/her immediate environment.

DELF A1 Exam Components

  1. DELF A1 Comprehension Orale (Listening)
  2. DELF A1 Comprehension Ecrite (Reading)
  3. DELF A1 Production Orale (Speaking) 4.DELF A1 Production Ecrite (Writing)

DELF A1 Exam Format

Nature des épreuves : A1 Durée  
Compréhension de l’oral
Réponse à des questionnaires de compréhension portant sur trois ou quatre très courts documents enregistrés ayant trait à des situations de la vie quotidienne (deux écoutes).

Durée maximale des documents : 3 min
0 h 20 enviro /25
Compréhension des écrits
Réponse à des questionnaires de compréhension portant sur quatre ou cinq documents écrits ayant trait à des situations de la vie quotidienne.
0 h 30 / 25
Production écrite
Epreuve en deux parties :
- compléter une fiche, un formulaire
- rédiger des phrases simples (cartes postales, messages, légendes...) sur des sujets de la vie quotidienne.
0 h 30 / 25
Production orale
Epreuve en trois parties
- entretien dirigé
- échange d’informations
- dialogue simulé.
5~7 min préparation: 10 min / 25

The total duration of the test is 1h20min. The overall pass mark is 50/100. The pass mark per test is 5/25

DELF A1 Exam Format

The DELF A1 exam consists of 4 tests evaluating the 4 language skills, namely: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The total duration of the test is 1h20min. The overall pass mark is 50/100. The pass mark per test is 5/25

A. Listening |20 minutes | 25 marks

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three or four very short recordings on everyday life (played twice).

 

Maximum duration of recordings: 3 mins

B. Reading | 30 minutes | 25 marks

Comprehension questionnaires dealing with four or five written documents on everyday life.

C. Writing | 30 minutes | 25 marks

1st part: filling in a record, a form
2nd part: writing simple phrases (postcards, messages, stories etc) on everyday topics.

D. Speaking | 5~7 minutes | 25 marks

1st part: guided conversation
2nd part: exchanging information 3rd part: role-play.