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DELF prim registration is now opened

posted Jan 17, 2012, 2:56 AM by Marylene, MICHELET
Dear Parents,

We are pleased to inform you that we are now registering ISD students for the DELF Prim exam administered by the Institut Français. Candidates will take the exam at Lycée Jean Mermoz on 16th May. Participation is 15, 000FCFA.Registration will be closed on Friday, January the 27th.

If you are interested in DELF Prim, please contact your child’s French Teacher.

Here are some information about the DELF Prim

What is the DELF Prim?

The DELF Prim is an official diploma awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the proficiency in French as a Foreign Language ofchildren ages 8 to 12.

Specially drafted for children, DELF Prim is composed of individual certificates and is divided into three levels: DELF Prim A1.1DELF Prim A1 andDELF Prim A2, corresponding to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).


Why take the DELF Prim?

To reward your child’s work at school and treat him/her with his/her first diploma 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 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.