The DELF Prim is an official Diploma of French Language Studies issued by the French Ministry of Education and is recognized worldwide. It allows validating and certifying for French language abilities. Therefore, this diploma allows your child to valorize his ability in French. The DELF Prim is perfectly fit for children between 7 and 11 years old in primary school.
The DELF Prim is divided into 3 levels: A1.1, A1 and A2, corresponding to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Level A1.1 is the most accessible one and A2 the most advanced. Later your child will be able to continue with the DELF Junior B1 and the DELF B2 Junior.
The level requirements for the DELF Prim are exactly the same as those for the DELF “adults” or Junior. The difference between DELF Prim and the other DELF exams lies in the choice of topics.
During the assessment, your child's confidence is boosted. The DELF Prim benefits from a very positive evaluation which guarantees a
very high success rate. The support materials, with a strong focus on play, have been prepared by an illustrator of children's books. The
subjects approached relate to the child's familiar environment, such as their family, leisure activities and school. Your child's teacher
will be able to assess the level that your child can sit for, and will not put them in a situation where they will fail. We
advise you to take the levels gradually. Indeed, what's important is getting your child in a situation of success.
Obtaining a DELF Prim with a very good score will help your child to grow their self-confidence. So, they will
certainly be more motivated to learn French. Consequently, we recommend to begin with the level A1.1 and this even if you believe
your child could
obtain the DELF Prim A1.
Your child will complete a collective assessment at AFC Christchurch (275 Cashel Street, Christchurch Central) with an activities workbook in color in which they will respond to: