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Preparation for the DELF/DALF diploma
DELF and DALF are diplomas administered by the French Ministry of Education which are recognised everywhere in the world. The DELF and DALF are offered in 154 countries and at 900 exam centres in the world.
WHY SHOULD I TAKE THESE EXAMS?
It adds credibility and importance to your resume. The diplomas are recognised everywhere in the world and valued by French and European employers. Taking these exams is an opportunity to find out what your real level of French is and to get your French skills certified.
HOW DO I KNOW WHICH LEVEL I CAN SIT FOR?
Learn French at Home will send you the link to complete an online test which will qualify you for a specific level.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT LEVELS?
DELF (diplôme d'études en langue française)
DELF A1: This 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 A2: It is based on the same principle: it recognises the linguistic competency of a basic user, considered as a social actor. The candidate can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring the most common polite phrases and exchanges of information.
DELF B1: At this level, the user becomes independent. He/she can maintain interaction: he/she can understand and maintain a discussion and give his/her opinion. He/she is capable of dealing with situations likely to arise in daily life.
DELF B2: A B2 user has a degree of independence that allows him/her to construct arguments to defend his/her opinion, explain his/her viewpoint and negotiate. At this level, the candidate has a degree of fluency and spontaneity in regular interactions and is capable of correcting his/her own mistakes.
DALF C1: Language users at level C1 are independent. They can express themselves fluently and spontaneously . They have a large vocabulary and can choose the appropriate expression to introduce their comments. They can produce clear, well-structured discourse without hesitation and which shows controlled use of structures.
DALF C2: At this level, users' proficiency in the language is illustrated by precision, appropriateness and fluency of expression. C2 candidates are capable of using the language for academic and advanced-level purposes.
WHAT IS THE STRUCTURE OF THE EXAMINATION?
The tests for each diploma evaluate the following 4 skills: oral comprehension and expression, written comprehension and expression. Total grade out of 100 - Minimum grade for obtaining the diploma: 50/100
HOW CAN I PREPARE FOR THESE EXAMS?
Learn French at Home will help you prepare to pass the exam. We will provide you with exercises and sample tests and help you strengthen your weak areas. By the end of the programme, you will be prepared to pass the test in one of the examination centres located throughout Europe. Here is a link that will tell you which examination centre is located nearest to you:
HOW ARE THE DELF-DALF FRENCH LESSONS ORGANISED AT LEARN FRENCH AT HOME?
Each lesson will last 60 minutes via Skype- During the lesson time, we will work on written comprehension, the written production and the expression production of the different exam parts. For homework, we will assign you work to practice the oral and written comprehension. Each lesson is personalized to your level and to your pace of learning. You have to make sure that you can allocate at least 1 ½ hours of homework time for each lesson. The homework will be prepared and corrected by the teacher.
HOW LONG IS THE COURSE AND WHAT IS THE COST OF THE PREPARATION TO PASS THE DELF/DALF EXAM?
You will need at least 10 months of preparation at a rate of one lesson per week (1-hour lesson + 1 ½ hours of homework) in order to be ready to pass the exam to the next level. It can be less or more depending on your pace. You can reduce the time frame by taking 2 lessons per week.
The lessons are sold in packages of 12. Each personalized lesson lasts one hour followed by 1 ½ hours of homework prepared and corrected by the teacher.
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IS THERE ANY FRENCH LEARNING MATERIAL TO PURCHASE?
Your advisor or your teacher will ask you to purchase one of the exam preparation methods which you will be able to purchase on Amazon.
In addition, Learn French at Home has created a serie of e-books, some with audio links to practice your verbal comprehension skills and some with grammar exercises to complete. According to your current level, the advisor might ask you to purchase our grammar e-book.
You will receive the special student price payment link directly from your advisor or your teacher (Student price is: 15 €$16).
Have at a look at a sample of this ebook here below by clicking on the book cover.
French Accent Magazine
To encourage you to continue to work on your French comprehension and to gain a better understanding about French culture, we strongly recommend that you subscribe to our in-house e-magazine. Every 2 months, you will receive the magazine directly in your inbox. The unique concept of French Accent is that many of the articles are both in French and in English and it contains numerous audio files for listening to everyday life scenarios, vocabulary, songs and other features. For more information or if you wish to subscribe, please click on the Magazine cover below. If you are a student with us, you get a special discount once you have signed up for French lessons with us. Tell your advisor who will suggest a package for you which includes the Magazine.
DO YOU WISH TO SIGN UP OR SPEAK WITH SOMEONE ABOUT THE PROGRAMME?
Fill out this form - an advisor will get back to you within 24 to 48 hours, and will set up a FREE skype session with you. During this skype session, the Advisor will give you the details of the programme, will show you how a lesson on skype work, will respond to your questions and will help you sign up with the most appropriate programme if you are then ready to take this next step.