DELF-DALF

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DELF-DALF

Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française et Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DELF-DALF)

Le centre DELF-DALF de la Commission scolaire Lester B. Pearson est un centre d’examen agréé pour les tests et diplômes certifiés par le gouvernement français et reconnus internationalement dans la région de Montréal.

Que sont le DELF et le DALF?

Le DELF (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française) et le DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) sont les diplômes officiels délivrés par le ministère français de l’Éducation nationale pour certifier les compétences en français des candidats étrangers. Le DELF et le DALF se composent de 6 diplômes indépendants correspondant aux six niveaux du Cadre Européen Commun de Référence pour les Langues (CECRL).

Les certifications DELF DALF sont placées sous l’autorité du CIEP (Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques). Les 6 diplômes qui constituent le DELF et le DALF sont totalement indépendants. Ainsi, le candidat, en fonction de son niveau, peut s’inscrire directement à l’examen de son choix. À chaque niveau, les 4 compétences sont évaluées : compréhension orale et production orale, compréhension des écrits et production écrite.

Qui peut se présenter?

Tous les apprenants de français langue seconde d'origine canadienne et/ou les candidats étrangers qui souhaitent valoriser leurs compétences en français à des fins personnelles, académiques ou professionnelles.



Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française et Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française (DELF-DALF)

The DELF-DALF Centre of the Lester B. School Pearson Board is an accredited examination centre for internationally recognized tests and diplomas certified by the French government in the Montreal area.

What are the DELF and DALF diplomas?

The DELF (Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française) and the DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official diplomas awarded by the French National Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside of France in the French language. The DELF and the DALF are composed of six independent diplomas corresponding to the six levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).

The DELF and DALF qualifications are under the authority of the CIEP (Centre International d’Études Pédagogiques). The 6 diplomas that make up the DELF and the DALF are completely independent. Candidates register directly for the examination of their choice, based on their level. At each level, four skills are evaluated: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

Who can take the diplomas?

All French as a second language learners of Canadian origin and/or non-native French speakers wishing to have their skills in French recognised for personal, academic or professional purposes.


Session dates for the DELF

The LBPSB will offer the following test sessions during the 2018-2019 academic year:

Scolaire - Junior (High School students)

  • May 6 (level B2; Exam location: St. Thomas High School)
  • May 7 (level B1; Exam locations: St. Thomas High School & Westwood Senior High School)
  • May 8 (level A2)
  • May 9 (level A1)

Also:

  • November 25-29, 2019 (DELF scolaire/junior) *

Please consult the registration page for registration procedures

Tout Public (Adults only; Exam location for TOUT PUBLIC only: VACC 6050 boul Champlain, Verdun)

  • June 3 (levels A1 & C2; )
  • June 4 (levels A2)
  • June 5 (level B1)
  • June 6 (level B2)
  • June 7 (level C1)

Also:

  • November 4-9, 2019 (DELF Tout public for adults only)

Candidats can register for either the A1, A2, B1, B2 or C1 language proficiency tests. For candidates in the youth sector (13 - 17 year old), you can only register for the DELF. Your decision to register for an exam should be made with help from your FSL teacher. The DELF has 2 components: a written exam and an oral interview. The written exam starts at 12:00 Noon sharp on each testing date. Oral interviews take place within 1-2 weeks of completion of the written exam.

Additional information on selecting the appropriate test level, as well as links to test samples provided by the Centre international d'études pédagogiques (CIEP), can be accessed on the official DELF-DALF Canada website:

http://delf-dalf.ambafrance-ca.org/sample-subjects

http://www.ciep.fr/delf-junior/exemples-sujets

Test Levels

A1 Discovery Students are able to introduce themselves and talk about their hobbies, explain where they live, describe relationships, etc.

A2 Intermediate Students are able to communicate and exchange on familiar subjects.

B1 Independent Students are able to interact with ease in French on familiar topics with native speakers.

B2 Advanced Students are able to communicate with spontaneity and ease. It is also the level of language proficiency that most French universities require from undergraduate foreign students.

Session dates for the DALF

The LBPSB will offer the following test sessions during the 2018-2019 academic year:

  • June 3- 7, 2019 (DELF Tout public for adults only)
  • November 4-9, 2019 (DELF Tout public for adults only)

The LBPSB will offer the C1 option only during the November 2018 session. It is considering offering all levels at the March and June 2019 sessions in collaboration with other Centers. Your choice of exam level should be made with care. The DALF has 2 components: a written exam and an oral interview.

Additional information on selecting the appropriate test level, as well as links to test samples provided by the Centre international d'études pédagogiques (CIEP)

http://www.ciep.fr/dalf

http://www.ciep.fr/dalf/exemples-sujets

Test Levels

C1 Autonomous Students are able to express themselves spontaneously and fluently in social, professional and academic situations without any apparent difficulty in finding the right words.

C2 Master Students are able to effortlessly understand almost everything they read or hear and can speak and express themselves like native French speakers.

Did you know? The examinations are independent, candidates can register for a level without any prerequisite for the examination of their choice. The diploma is valid for life!