What diplomas can be passed at the CCFS?
The Diplôme en langue française (Diploma in French Language) or DELF attests to the competence in French of the non-French-speaking people who hold it.
Harmonized with the common European framework of reference for languages, the DELF is issued by the French Ministry of National Education. Recognized world-wide, it is based on the candidate’s skills in oral and written comprehension/production as well as their ability to interact orally
The CCFS offer a preparation module for DELF level B1 and B2 . The DALF B1 is recommended for people wishing to obtain French nationality, while the B2 can facilitate the pursuit of study in French and/or French-speaking universities.
The CCFS also allows the passage of the “Diplôme approfondi en langue française” (advanced diploma in French language) or DALF which allows its holder to prove his advanced level in french
This other official diploma involves a written and oral assessment of candidates in the areas of written expression, grammar, spelling, syntax and conjugation.
The CCFS are proud to help the candidates to the DALF level C1 by offering them training prior to passing the diploma. The latter includes a work of synthesis to be carried out from written documents, oral tests consisting in a presentation followed by a discussion with a jury.
The “Test de Connaissance du Français” (French knowledge test) provides candidates strong skills in relation with writing, reading and oral comprehension. The TCF IRN (Integration, Residence and Nationality) addresses people over the age of 16 who wish to assess their language proficiency as part of a naturalization process, or a long-term resident card application.
The Sorbonne’s French civilization courses also allow candidates to pass the TCF « Tout Public” (all audiences) designed for people whose skills in French language is as part of a professional or personal approach.