DELF & DALF Diplomas



The C2 Level (Mastery or proficiency) user

  • Can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read.
  • Can summarize information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation.
  • Can express him/herself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

Description of DALF C2 examination

Listening & Speaking
Three parts test:

  • Write-up the contents of a recording (played twice)
  • Personal development based on the problem given in the recording
  • Debate with the examiners

Reading & Writing

  • Writing a structured text (article, editorial, report, speech, etc) based on several documents totalling approximately 2,000 words

Time & Grading

Listening & Speaking 1 hr preparation time + 30 minutes test / 50
Reading & Writing ​​3 hours 30 min / 50
Total length of group tests: 5 hours Total mark out of 100

*Overall pass mark of the DELF A1: 50 / 100
*Minimum mark required per test: 5 / 25