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DELF Language Proficiency – 2020 Graduate Exam Registration
May 21st , 2021
Registration for the DELF exam for 2020 high school graduates is now closed.
The DELF is an official diploma awarded by the French national ministry of education. The DELF is available in 175 countries and administered by more than 1000 authorized centres, including 40 in Canada. Since its introduction, more than 35 000 Canadians took the « DELF scolaire » (for school-aged students).
As an evaluation of second language proficiency, the DELF officially certifies the ability of students to use French in real-life situations based on the four competence levels identified within the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR). The CEFR was developed by the member countries of the Council of Europe to provide coherence and transparency for the learning, teaching and assessing of languages and can be applied to any language.
Based on this framework, four separate DELF exams exist. Four skills are assessed at each level: listening, reading, writing and speaking. In Prince Edward Island, the DELF scolaire offers exams for three of the four competence levels: A2 (Beginner), B1 (Pre-intermediate) and B2 (Intermediate). The topics within the assessment include a variety of situations which are representative of the linguistic and cultural diversity in the world.
When are the DELF exams?
Exams for DELF Scolaire will take place from June 14-19 , 2021.
Am I eligible to participate in the DELF exams?
DELF Tout Public is available exclusively to 2020 High School Graduates enrolled in either the Core French, French Immersion or International Baccalaureate program on Prince Edward Island.
What do I need to complete the online form?
You will be asked to provide:
- Identity and contact information including your;
- Date of birth
- Nationality and
- City of birth
- Education information including:
- High school you attended
- Level of French language evaluation you request (A2, B1, B2). You may want to consult the following websites to help you determine the appropriate level:
- Exam adaptations required (Upload physician’s written verification)
Is there a fee for the exam?
There is no charge for high school students to complete the DELF Tout Public exam.
Is an ID required?
You must bring approved photo identification with you to the exam.
How long does it take to complete the exam?
Depending on the language level being evaluated, the examination period ranges from 1h40 (A2) to 2h30 (B2).
How can I prepare for the exam?
The DELF preparation guide has helpful links for students preparing for the exam.
When will I receive my diploma?
The diplomas will be sent to students approximately 2 months after writing their exams.
Does my diploma have an expiration date?
The DELF diploma is valid for life.
Who can I contact to learn more about the DELF?
The DELF Exams Centre
Division of French Education, Programs and Services
Department of Education and Lifelong Learning
250 Water Street, Suite 101
Summerside, PE C1N 1B6