At the moment the D.E.L.F. is the only diploma of French as a foreign language which is officially recognised by the French Ministry of Education.
It has been accepted by more than 150 countries and is widely recognised by administrations and firms.
The D.E.L.F. offers 4 diplomas which can be taken independently from each other and it is aligned with the levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
D.E.L.F A1 certifies your first knowledge, Level A1 « Breakthrough » of the European Framework
D.E.L.F A2 certifies an elementary knowledge, Level A2 « Waystage » of the European Framework
D.E.L.F B1 certifies an intermediate knowledge, Level B1 « Threshold » of the European Framework
D.E.L.F B2 certifies an advanced knowledge, Level B2 « Vantage » of the European Framework.
Tuition is organised according to the exam requirements. This means an approach to the main aspects of French language: grammar, vocabulary, standard of written and oral expression, knowledge of French culture and civilisation.
If your current language level is already the one you of your requested diploma, you can enrol directly for the 4 week preparation course. If your current level is just under the one of the requested diploma, you will have to do a 4 week Continuous
Calard Jean-Philippe, Fayet Emeline, Gil Cunin, professors of the Alpha.b school, are all members of the Jury of D.E.L.F. Of course, they will not be your examiners but will ensure the smooth running of your preparation.
Pass rate :
In 2023, the DELF exam pass rate was 86%.
Morning class: maximum 10 students
Afternoon class: one-to-one lessons