Following our series of guides for DELF exams, in this article we are going to discuss how to prepare for the DELF B1 exam. As an official centre for DELF and DALF exams in Vancouver, we have the experience and know-how on how to succeed in your DELF B2 test.
At the end of the article, you’ll be able to download a DELF B2 preparation guide so you can practice at home.
First, the overall DELF B2, like all other levels, is divided into a group section and an individual part. The group section lasts 2hours and 30 minutes, and 50 minutes for the individual session (30 minutes of preparation and 20 minutes of examination).
The collective part covers oral comprehension, written comprehension, and written expression.
The individual test consists of a presentation in form of a monologue and an exchange with the evaluator.
During the written expression, you must write more than 250 words.
The DELF B2 oral expression examination consists of two parts where you must be able to justify your point of view.
For part 1, the guided monologue: defending your point of view on a debate
Once you start, you must choose 2 subjects. Select the one you prefer and prepare your arguments for 30 minutes. You must be clear with the subject of the document and reformulate the problem with important elements. After that, you must debate your point of view using examples.
For part 2, the interactive exercise: debate
During this part, the evaluator will ask me questions based on your written essay. You must defend your point of view and debate it.
Advice on the oral expression:
During the preparation time :
These are some general tips to consider for your DELF B2 preparation; however, practicing by reviewing and doing
some exercises will help ensure a positive outcome in your DELF B2 exam.
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