To enter a foreign educational institution or to look for a job in a Western company, it is often not enough simply to speak a foreign language.
Its competence must be confirmed by an international diploma. For people who want to work or study in French-speaking countries, it is necessary to become a DELF exam.
However, to get a good result, this exam needs to be carefully prepared.
You will need
- - teaching aids-
- - a computer-
- - access to the Internet.
Learn what level of the exam correspondYour language skills. In total DELF has 4 levels - A1, A2, B1 and B2. A1 implies a basic knowledge of the structure of the language and the ability to maintain a conversation on everyday topics. B2, in turn, requires an examining understanding of unadapted newspaper and magazine texts, radio reports, as well as the opportunity to conduct business correspondence in French. Typically B2 is the minimum level of language knowledge required for training at a French university. For graduates of linguistic faculties of universities and other people who know French at an advanced level, there are also two levels of the DALF exam. In this test, you will need almost free French knowledge with knowledge of idiomatic expressions and professional vocabulary.
You can choose the level of the exam yourself or take a test in the DELF deposit center in your city.
Start preparing for the exam. If you already have a good basic level of the language, you can purchase a manual for self-preparation. Books to prepare for DELF can rarely be found in an ordinary bookstore. It is best to look for them in specialized shops of foreign literature or in bookshops of universities where there are faculties of foreign languages. Also you can enroll for courses to a tutor. The most effective will be classes in small groups of 5-7 people. Individual classes can be useful mainly for preparing for the most difficult exam - DALF.
Find the DELF deposit center in your city. Most often the organizer of this exam is the Alliance fran? Aise center, whose branches are open in all major cities of Russia. If you live in a small village, then you will have to come to the center of the exam.
Sign up for our exam. In total there are 3 sessions of DELF in the year - in December, March and May. For an exam, it is better to record at least a month. At the same time you will need to pay the cost of the test - an average of 1500 to 3000 rubles, depending on the level of the exam. Also the cost can vary from region to region. If you decide to pass the DALF, then you will be offered to pass a small test to check your level of language skills. Also, you will be able to choose from two options for assignments - for natural science or for cultural and economic topics.
On the eve of the exam, have a good night's sleep. You can not take any additional materials with you - the use of dictionaries and grammar guides is prohibited. It is best to take food and water with you - after passing the test for the perception of the text by ear, for reading and writing you will have an oral part. If there are many participants, waiting for your turn may take several hours.
Find out the results of the exam. They are announced 1-2 weeks after the examination session. Information can be obtained by phone or on the website of your Alliance fran? Aise. You are considered to pass the exam if you scored more than 5 points for each of the four task blocks and more than 50 points in total for the whole work. The maximum possible number of points is 100.
If you have successfully passed the exam, you will receiveHis diploma on the delivery of DELF. These documents are made in France, so waiting can be delayed up to six months. If you need a certificate urgently, you can get a certificate of successful DELF at your exam center.