DILF A1.1

What is the DILF?

The DILF is an official diploma of the Ministry of National Education, Higher Education and Research, enabling a first level of French proficiency (level A1.1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​of the Council of Europe). It assesses the communicative and linguistic skills of first time learners of french. It is mostly offered to (how every not limited to ) new immigrants in France and is not very common in other countries.

The DILF evaluates four language skills:
• comprehension Oral
Oral to written
oral production
written production

Do I need  to take the DILF A1.1 before taking DELF A1?

No it not necessary to take the DILF a1.1 before taking the DELF A1. Both exams are so close that with an addition 10 hours of study you will be able the level in french that is needed to take the DELF A1 instead.

Where can I find study exercise and mock exam for the DILF?

Right on this website! We have a number of exercises that help you prepare for your exam. Check out the Mock Exam Resources as well as our Free online Exercises category. In addition you can use the exercises for DELF A1 to help you prepare for your DILF since the exams are so similar.

What else should I know about the DILF?

The DILF is placed under the authority of the National Commission DILF headquartered in CIEP.

The DILF takes it’s place in line with the degree of French language for non-francophones. It represents a first step towards the DELF and DALF.

 

CECR

DILF / DELF /DALF

Utilisateur

A1.1

DILF

élémentaire

A1

DELF A1

A2

DELF A2

B1

DELF B1

indépendant

B2

DELF B2

C1

DALF C1

expérimenté

C2

DALF C2