Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française
About DELF Prim
Give your child the advantage of a French diploma! The DELF Prim is an official certificate awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the proficiency in French as a Foreign Language of children ages 8 to 12.
Specially drafted for children, DELF Prim is composed of individual certificates and is divided into three levels: DELF Prim A1.1, DELF Prim A1 and DELF Prim A2, corresponding to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Why have you child take the DELF Prim?
To reward your child’s work at school and treat him/her with his/her first certificate of French. To officially attest the level of French of your child to enter a bilingual or French School. To give your child the opportunity to be well prepared to pass the next levels of DELF through his/her progress at school.
What does the DELF Prim consist of?
The exam topics are made to suit the age group’s interest: immediate environment (family, personal details, interests, friends), everyday situations, etc.
The following linguistic skills will be assessed:
1. Listening Comprehension
2. Reading Comprehension
3. Written Expression
4. Oral Expression/Interaction
Each candidate needs to obtain at least 50 points out of 100 in all four exam skills mentioned above to earn a diploma.
Official Website: www.france-education-international.fr/en/delf-prim
DELF Prim Beginner A1: Sample Tests
What kind of preparation is needed?
In case your child needs extra preparation, FIAF offers revision workshops before the exam. One of our certified evaluators will reinforce your child’s French language preparation and break down the various elements of the exam for your child to ensure his or her success on the DELF Prim Exam.
Exam Schedule - DELF PRIM
Exam Dates: Please check in February 2022
|DELF PRIM A1.1
(For students of EMN.104)
|Writing, Listening, and Reading||45 mins||—||12–12:45pm|
|Oral Expression||15 mins||—||Before or after the written exams|
|DELF PRIM A1
(For students of EMN.204)
|Writing, Listening, and Reading||1 hr 20 mins||—||12–1:20pm|
|Oral Expression||5–7 mins||—||Before or after the written exams|
|DELF PRIM A2
(For students of EMN.BIL1 / BIL2)
|Writing, Listening, and Reading||1 hr 40 mins||—||12–1:40pm|
|Oral Expression||6–8 mins||—||Before or after the written exams|
Important Note: Exam times are subject to change. Please make sure you are available for the entire day of your exam date.
Please complete one of the registration forms below and return it to FIAF in person or by email.
— Registration Form (doc)
— Registration Form (pdf)
Exam Coordinator: Mrs. Voahangy Siraisi, FIAF Language Center, 22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022
DELF Prim A1.1: $110
DELF Prim A1: $120
DELF Prim A2: $130
Payment is made by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). You may pay over the phone (646-388-6691).
Note: Exam fee is not refundable once registered.
Exam participation can only be transferred to the next session in case of sickness. A doctor’s note (not via email) must be mailed within the next three days of the test.