Starting from March 2020 the DELF/DALF Test will change a bit in their format. DELF A1 will remain the same, however A2, B1, B2, C1, C2 get some modifications. So what will change exactly?
ATTENTION: Until 2023, they will still be using the old version in some centers and some countries.
|DELF/ DALF actuel||Nouveau DELF/DALF|
|DELF A2||CO : 7 documents||CO : 14 documents|
|DELF B1||CE : 35 minutes||CE : 45 minutes|
|DELF B2||CO : 2 documents||CO : 5 documents|
|DALF C1 / C2||Choix du domaine de spécialité||Pas de domaine de spécialité|
For DELF A2, B1, B2
Compréhension oral and compréhension écrite test will have some modification: There will be no more open ended questions. It will be closed ended questions.
There will be more multiple-choice questions. It means you will be less likely asked to justify your answer in the case of a “Yes or No” question.
The number of tasks will aslo be changed. For A2, audio documents will be now 14 instead of 7 previously. For B2 there will be 5 audio documents instead of 2.
The duration of the compréhension des écrits test will be 45 minutes (35 minutes previously). It will definitely help to have less stress.
For DALF C1 and C2
There will be no more “domaines de spécialité”(Lettres et Sciences Humaines ou Sciences). There will be comme topics for all candidates.
Result: the exam will be easier but Expression oral will become more important to assess your level. This is the part you will be more likely to make the difference.
Prepare your DELF compréhension orale test!