French DELF

Practical Information

No. of lessons: 12 sessions
Preparation: Approximately 2 hours per session
Language of instruction French
Course load: The course load is 56 hours. On request a Course load declaration form can be issued. The student should enquire with their department whether course participation can be converted into credits.
Start courses: See Course programme on this page

Course Fees

Course Programme and Enrolment

For information on the current programme and in order to enrol, please follow the link below. You can enroll until a week before the start of the course. Individuals can pay by Credit Card (Mastercard or VISA) or iDeal.

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If classes are canceled due to unforeseen circumstances, they will be added on to the end of the course. Please take into account courses may end later than scheduled.

The holiday periods can be found in the Academic Language Centre's academic calendar.

Target Group and Admission Requirements

The course is intended for adults with a higher education, including both Leiden University students and staff members and other interested parties with no relation to the University. The course is open to persons aged 17 and older who have completed a secondary school education.

You can participate in this course if you have level B1/B2 of the Common European Framework or if you can prove that you have a comparable level of French. Potential participants who do not fulfil these entry requirements have to complete an entry test to determine whether their level is sufficient. This test is a computer test. It can either be taken at the Language Centre or downloaded and taken at home.

Course Material

* Le Nouvel Entraînez-vous DELF B2 200 activités, Anatole Bloomfield/ Emmanuelle Daill, CLE International ISBN: 2-09-035243-4 (version sans CD) \
* Grammaire progressive du Français avec 400 exercices, Niveau avancé (groen grammaticaboek) + Corrigés (groen antwoordenboek), CLE Internationaal M. Boularès/ J. Frérot.

You are requested to arrange your own purchase of the course material. The books are available at most good bookstores.


The course level is indicated with the help of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Skills Starting level Target level
Listening B1/B2 B2
Reading B1/B2 B2
Speaking production B1/B2 B2
Speaking interaction B1/B2 B2
Writing B1/B2 B2

Click on the skills for further clarification.

Course Description


Last Modified: 08-10-2015