Introduction to the DALF certificate

Course Dates: 15/06/21 - 06/07/21
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
Would you like to improve your French and possibly gain an internationally recognised qualification at both academic and professional levels? Revise, practise and also gain an insight into the DALF courses starting next September. An advanced, post A-level command of the language is required.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: LBF09

Started Tue, eve, 15 Jun - 06 Jul '21

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

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What is the course about?

To prepare students to sit the DALF C1 examination in 2022. The course is designed to show students what the DALF examination is about and to assess whether students are at the right level. This is a demanding course, which requires a considerable amount of self study.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Reading, writing, discussion and analysis of texts on specific topics related to contemporary France and French-speaking countries. Practise complex grammatical points.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

write and speak accurately and confidently about specific topics/areas
have a very high level of expressive style and a greatly extended vocabulary
prepare for the DALF C1 with confidence.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Students should have an A-level with a good grade (A/B) or hold the DELF B2 qualification or equivalent. If in doubt, please contact Languages on

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Based on the tutor's own material. Students should have access to a monolingual dictionnary.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

DALF C1 or a French course at equivalent level (French 5). Please ask your tutor for advice. Please enrol as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.