DELF / DALF : Preparation

Official French language exam DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française)


DELF (Diplôme d’Etudes en Langue Française) and DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are French language certificates for people who are not native French speakers, administered by the French Ministry of Education.

The DELF curriculum is divided into 4 independent diplomas that correspond to the first 4 levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

The DALF is composed of 2 independent diplomas that correspond to the 2 highest levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. They are valid indefinitely.


Each level evaluates the four communication skills: oral comprehension, written comprehension of the written production, and the production and oral interaction.



DELF A1 (from 60 to 100 hours of French)
This is the beginner or “breakthrough” level of language use.
The student is able to interact in a simple way: he can talk about himself and his immediate environment.


DELF A2 (Approximately 200 hours of French)
This is the basic user level of the European Framework. It demonstrates a command of basic structures of the language.
The student is able to perform simple tasks of daily life.


DELF B1 (Approximately 400 hours of French)
This diploma is for intermediate or “threshold” users.
It demonstrates an ability to understand and maintain a discussion and give one’s advice and opinion, to deal with situations of daily life.


DELF B2 (Approximately 600 hours of French)
This diploma certifies a degree of independence and a general command of the language.
The student is able to develop, defend and argue a point of view.


DALF C1 (Approximately 800 hours of French)
DALF is the level required for entry into most French universities. It demonstrates an effective and operational command of the language from independent users.
The student can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, recognise implicit meaning, and use the language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.


France Langue Biarritz: DELF / DALF EXAM CENTER

Useful Information

Adress: France Langue Biarritz
21, avenue de la République 64200 Biarritz

Price list in 2016:
DELF A1 - A2: 90€
DELF B1 - B2: 140€
DALF C1- C2: 180€


DELF-DALF all public A1-A2, B1-B2, C1-C2 levels

Dates of examinations:

16, 17, 18/03/2016. Register before 13/02/2016

Download here the registration form DELF/DALF mars 2016

15, 16, 17/06/2016.Register before 13/05/2016

Download here the registration form DELF/DALF juin 2016


20, 21, 22/07/2015.Register before 18/06/2016.

Download here the registration form DELF/DALF juillet 2016


12, 13, 14/10/2016. Register before 09/09/2016.

Download here the registration form DELF/DALF octobre 2016


14, 15, 16/12/2016. Register before 10/11/2016.

Download here the registration form DELF/DALF décembre 2016