The French Ministries of Education and Higher Education offer a lot of certificates to non-french people who want to prove a certain level of knowledge in french. They go from Starter to Advanced, including professional. There’s no limites of ages, anyone around the world can do the tests.
DILF, DELF and DALF are independent degrees that verify domain in four language skills: oral understanding, writing, listenning comprehension.
They’re very important. If you’re not french and wants to get inside an university or get a job, they need to be sure that you can speak the language.
1) DILF – Initial Degree in French Language
For starters and recently arrived immigrants.
2) DELF – Degree of Estudy in French Language
- DELF “All Public”
- DELF “Pro” – Degree of Study in French Language “professional option” – For people whose goal is an insert or a professional promotion, in France or French-speaking area.
3) Advanced Degree in French Language
For university students or already working adults.
DELF and DALF are 6 independent degrees that match to the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages:
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