What are the DELF and DALF exams?

The DELF (Diplôme d'Études en Langue Française) and the DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française) are official diplomas awarded by the French Ministry of Education to certify the competency of candidates from outside France in the French language. DELF and DALF are composed of 6 diplomas that are in line with the 6 levels of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL)

           CEFRL                    DELF /DALF         User
A1 DELF A1 Basic
B1 DELF B1 Independent    
C1 DALF C1 Proficient

Each DELF and DALF diplomas will asses your four core language skills within a given level. Each exam is made of :

1/ Listening
2/ Reading 
3/ WrittING
4/ Speaking Interaction and Production

When and where are the examinations held?

At Alliance Francaise de Suva on the following dates :

  • DELF/DALF tout public from March 30th to April 4th 2020
  • DELF JUNIOR from september 14th to September 18th
  • DELF/DALF tout public from September 18th to September 25th\
  • DELF Pro from October 19th to October 23rd
  • DELF PRIM from November 23rd to November 27th 

What is the DELF Pro?

The DELF PRO corresponds to the professional version of the DELF, national diplomas for French as a Foreign Language issued by  the French National Education Ministry. It is meant for people whose objective is a professional insertion or promotion in a French-speaking milieu. Any candidate, undergoing initial or continued training can take the exam.

The DELF Pro assesses common communicative skills in all current professional situations. The subjects of the papers are in keeping with the professional world.

Who can take the diplomas?

Anyone who is not a native French-speaker and who would like his/her French skills to be recognised for personal or professional purposes can take the exams. These diplomas are also recognised by some French universities and Grandes Ecoles as meeting French language requirements for entry. A DELF B2 for undergraduate entry is usually required by French universities and a DALF C1 for postgraduate entry.

What diplomas should I take?

The 6 DELF and DALF diplomas are independent from one another, so you can take the examination of your choice. You can also sit the examination for a number of diplomas during the same examination session. If you are studying at Alliance or not,  please refer to the level and examinations description on this link in order to decide which exam level you should sit for.

If you are not studying with us and if you are unsure of the level you should take a blank test to start with us and we will  advise you of your level.

If you have any questions on your level, please contact

Why sit for the DELf or the DALf at Alliance?

Alliance Francaise de Suva is the only DELF and DALF accredited examination centre in Fiji. DELF and DALF examiners are trained regularly and  have followed a compulsory professional training to be accredited by the CIEP. All examiners are French as a foreign language teachers. They value each candidate and apply a can-do evaluation in a friendly, welcoming and reassuring evaluating style. All candidates that sit the DELF or the DALF at Alliance, as well as in the junior and prim sections,  always have a great experience and want to sit for the next level as soon as they have progressed more in French.

How do I enrol?

1- Contact us to have an enrolment form

Please note that registrations open and close before each session and we cannot process your enrolment before opening dates or after closing dates.