Diplôme approfondi de langue française
The DALF diploma is recognized as an entrance language exam by all French universities and it is required for university education in 33 French-speaking countries and in departments of universities that are partially French-speaking. Similar to the DELF, it is possible to validate this exam under the programmes supported by the European Union. This diploma is a certificate of deeper knowledge of the French language. It has two levels (C1 and C2) and exams consist of four parts – writing and speaking about general topics and writing and speaking about a specific French topic (chosen topic)
- DALF C1
Learners communicate spontaneously and without problems: they communicate fluently, have a broad range of vocabulary, are able to avoid possible gaps in conversation by using other expressions; are able to choose appropriate expressions that will capture the attention of the listener while thinking, express themselves clearly and with logical sequence, master logical construction of speech and linking expressions. This exam takes 4 hours and at least 400 lessons are required.
- DALF C2
Learners have knowledge almost at the level of native speakers. This exam lasts 3 hours and 30 minutes and 400 and more lessons are required.