DELF/DALF ! What is it?

Official diplomas

DELF and DALF are official diplomas granted by the French National Education Ministry, which certify competence in the French language of foreign candidates and of French citizens originally from a non-francophone country who so not hold a degree of secondary or university level French public education.

DELF and DALF are six independant degrees, corresponding to the six levels of language competencies (CEFR, common European framework of reference for languages) as defined by European countries for German, English, Spanish and French.

At each level Four competencies are assessed:

  • Oral comprehension
  • Oral presentation
  • Written composition
  • Written comprehension

French diplomas for everyone

DELF Prim (A1, A2)

  • Children attending elementary school (8-12 years old)
  • The test subjects are adapted to the child’s age and centers of interest, whatever the learning situation may be: fostering interest in the French language, early learning, language of the school or language taught in school.

DELF Junior (A1, A2, B1, B2)

  • Secondary school students
  • The test subjects are adapted to the age and centers of interest of adolescents.

DELF/DALF Tout public (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 et C2), general public

  • DELF B2 and DALF are a waiver for any language test requirement to apply for a French university.

DELF Pro (A1, A2, B1, B2), option professionnelle,

  • Persons aiming at professional integration or promotion
  • DELF Pro assesses competencies applicable to all common professional situations. Tests are adapted to the professional sphere

For a more detailed introduction to each diploma, go to the CIEP website (centre international d'études pédagogiques).

Why take the DELF/DALF exams ?

6 good reasons to take DELF/DALF

  • Official diplomas, recognized worldwide
  • No expiration date to the diplomas
  • Certification of your competence in French
  • Give added value to your knowledge of French for personal, school, academic or professional purposes
  • Waive the language test requirement to enter a French university
  • Possibly acquire credits at a university in the US, UK or Australia

How to get ready for DELF and DALF?

Alliance Française Bangkok is a preparation center for DELF and DALF.

These preparatory training courses prepare you for certifications and evaluations. The teacher provides activities and exercises relevant to the various tests being prepared for. You also participate in a practice test to become familiar with the test conditions. This preparation is strongly recommended if you intend to apply for a B1 level evaluation or beyond.

Preparation for DELF “Tout public” and “Junior”

  • A1 and A2, Tuesdays or Thursdays, 6-8.30 pm
  • 20 hours per session, 2,5 hours per week
  • Fees: 4200 THB

Preparation for DELF/DALF “Tout public” and “Junior”

  • B1, B2 and C1,Tuesdays or Thursdays, 6-8.30 pm
  • 20 hours per session, 2,5 hours per week
  • Fees: 5500 THB

Preparation for DALF C1 and C2

  • On request.

Information and contact

Registration & results

DELF/DALF Tout public (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2), general public

Exam: February 24, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from December 18, 2017 to January 29, 2018

Registration: click here

Exam: June 2, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from March 26, 2018 to April 30, 2018

Registration: click here

Exam: November 3, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from September 9 to October 6, 2018

Registration: click here

Fees
  • 2 100 THB (A1, A2)
  • 2 700 THB (B1)
  • 2 900 THB (B2)
  • 4 400 THB (C1)
  • 4 600 THB (C2)

DELF Junior (A1, A2, B1, B2)

For secondary school students

Exam: June 2, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from March 26, 2018 to April 30, 2018

Registration: click here

Exam: November 3, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from September 10 to October 6, 2018

Registration: click here

Fees
  • 2 100 THB (A1, A2)
  • 2 700 THB (B1)
  • 2 900 THB (B2)

DELF Prim (A1.1, A1, A2)

For children attending elementary school (8-12 years old)

Exam: June 2, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from February 12 to March 12, 2018

Registration: click here

Fees
  • 2 100 THB (A1.1, A1, A2)

DELF Pro (A1, A2, B1, B2)

for candidates seeking initial employment , opportunities or promotion within a french speaking work environment

Exam: November 3, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration: from September 10 to October 6, 2018

Registration: click here

Fees
  • 2 000 THB (A1, A2)
  • 2 600 THB (B1)
  • 2 800 THB (B2)

DELF Scolaire (A1, A2)

Restricted to Thai schools (Note : registrations must be done by the teacher!)

Exam: Sunday, January 21st, 2018 (written and oral tests)

Registration:from October 30th, 2017 to November 15th, 2017

Registration form: click here (Excel file : 2003 to 2016)

Registration process: click here

Online help: click here

Fees
  • 620 THB (A1, A2)