DELF Pro B1 presentation

It is no longer possible to take the DELF Pro B1. Indeed, France Éducation international has put an end to this version of the DELF B1. Instead, we advise you to take the DELF B1 Tout Public. For all practical purposes and for archival purposes, we keep our articles on the DELF Pro.

DELF Pro B1 constitutes the third level of DELF Pro. The DELF Pro B1 recognizes the French linguistic competency of an independent user in a French-speaking professional context.

DELF Pro B1 aims to assess is you are able:

- to involve into professional tasks;

- to accomplish different professional missions with the help of working documents and in relation with working teams.

DELF Pro B1 examination is based on level B1 of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Description of DELF Pro B1 examination

​​Type of tests: DELF Pro B1
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Comprehension questionnaires dealing with three recordings related to practical topics of professional life (played twice).

Maximum duration of recordings: 6 mins

25 minutes

​/ 25
Comprehension questionnaires dealing with two written documents related to professional environment:
- extract useful information concerning a particular task
- analyze the contents of a document related to pratical topics of professional life.

​​​35 minutes

​/ 25
Express personal opinions on a professional topic (message, note, report, etc).

​​​45 minutes

​/ 25
Test in three parts:
     - guided conversation (2 at 3 minutes)
     - interactive exercise (3 at 4 minutes)
     - expressing an opinion on a document designed to explicit a reaction (5 to 7 minutes).

​​15 minutes maximum
preparation: 10 minutes (only for the 3rd part)

​/ 25
​​Total length of group tests: 1 hour 45 minutes
* Total mark out of 100
* Overall pass mark of the DELF Pro B1: 50 / 100
* Minimum mark required per test: 5 / 25

​​DELF Pro B1 sample papers

To go further and especially to prepare you well to the DELF Pro B1 examination, you can consult and download DELF Pro B1 sample papers.

You can also consult our article on the DELF B1 writing test.

You may also consult our articles and our videos on the DELF B1 speaking test.