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Presentation of the DELF B1 and B2 examinations

 

DELF B1 EXAMINATION FORMAT (4 TASKS)

DELF B1 – CONTENTS DURATION MAX. SCORE
GROUP EXAMINATION 1. Listening
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three recordings (played twice).
Maximum duration of each recordings: 6 mins
Appx 25 min /25
2. Reading
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with two written documents:

  •  extract useful information concerning a particular task
  • analyse the contents of a document of general interest
35 min /25
3. Writing : Express personal opinions on a general topic (essay, letter, article etc). 45 min /25
INDIVIDUAL EXAMINATION 4. Speaking / Interacting: Three part test:

  • guided conversation
  • interactive exercice
  • expressing an opinion on a document designed to elicit a reaction
duration:
15 min
preparation*:
10 min
/25

The preparation is reserved for the 3rd part of the examination only

Total duration of group examination: 1h45

  • Total score out of 100
  • Minimum overall pass score: 50/100
  • Required minimum score per task: 5/25

(If you do not reach a minimum score of 5 out of 25 for each of the four tasks you automatically fail the whole test)

 

DESCRIPTION OF B1 LEVEL ACCORDING TO CEFRL

Click here to know more about B1 level of the CEFRL.

 

DELF B1 SAMPLE EXAMS

  • DELF tout public: please click here
  • DELF junior: please click here
  • DELF pro: please click here

 

 

DELF B2 EXAMINATION FORMAT (4 TASKS)

DELF B2 – CONTENTS DURATION MAX. SCORE
GROUP EXAMINATION 1. Listening
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three recordings:

  • interview, news bulletin etc (played once)
  • presentation, lecture, speech, documentary, radio or television programme (played twice).

Maximum duration of recordings: 8 mins

Appx 30 min /25
2. Reading
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with two written documents:

  •  text of an informational nature regarding France or the French-speaking world
  • text of an argumentative nature
1 h /25
3. Writing :
Taking a personal stand (contributing to a debate, formal letter, review of a film/book)
1 h /25
INDIVIDUAL EXAMINATION 4. Speaking / Interacting:
Stating and defending an opinion based on a short document designed to elicit a reaction.
duration:
20 min
preparation:
30 min
/25

 

Total duration of group examination: 2h30

  • Total score out of 100
  • Minimum overall pass score: 50/100
  • Required minimum score per task: 5/25

(If you do not reach a minimum score of 5 out of 25 for each of the four tasks you automatically fail the whole test)

 

DESCRIPTION OF B2 LEVEL ACCORDING TO CEFRL

Click here to know more about B2 level of the CEFRL.

 

DELF B2 SAMPLE EXAMS

  • DELF tout public: please click here
  • DELF junior: please click here
  • DELF pro: please click here