The junior version of DELF has the same basic structure as the standard DELF. However, the topics are different because the material incorporates the interests of young people. It can only be taken by children between the ages of 12 and 18. The diploma awarded is identical to the standard DELF diploma. The examinations are independent, and candidates can register for the examination of their choice. Each examination evaluates the four communication competencies : reading, listening, writing and speaking.
There are four diplomas for adolescents : A1, A2, B1, B2
DELF Prim is intended for children, ages 2-12, who are beginners in French as a Foreign Language and who are undertaking studies corresponding to the French elementary level. Successful candidates receive a certificate identical to the general public version.
There are three diplomas for elementary students: A1.1, A1, A2.