Tests d’Evaluation de Français

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The Test d'Evaluation de Français (TEF) is an international reference tool which measures your level of knowledge and skills in French.

Alliance Française La Haye is accredited for the TEF, TEFaQ, TEF Canada and TEF naturalization.

TEF's levels (correspondence levels TEF/CEFRL)

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CEFRL A1 A1 A2B1 B2 C1 C2
The test comes in various versions for specific public.

Test d'Evaluation de Français

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This test was conceived and is administered by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris (CCIP). The TEF is a language placement test for French non-native speakers who wish to obtain a simple, effective and precise evaluation of their general language skills for professional or personal reasons. The certificate of achievement is valid for one year. Renowned in the entire world, the certificate can be useful while looking for a job, thinking about studying in France or immigrate in a French speaking country:

  • It assesses comprehension and expression skills in French ;
  • It gives a quantitative and qualitative measure of the level of candidate's linguistic and communication skills ;
  • It offers a detailed and personalized analysis of results.

No prior diploma is required for the TEF. However, we can organize preparation courses to obtain better results.

Three compulsory testsTwo optional testsFees
  • Reading comprehension (60min)
  • Listening comprehension (40min)
  • Vocabulary and grammar (30min)
  • Written expression (60min)
  • Oral expression (35min)
  • € 140 for the compulsory tests
  • € 70 per optional test

Your request for the exam will be processed within two weeks after receiving your registration form and payment. We will determine together the day of your test.

TEF Quebec (TEFaQ)

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The Ministry of Immigration and the Cultural Communities of Québec requires the TEFaQ, which is an adaptation of the TEF, for a visa application to Quebec. For this test, candidates are tested on their oral understanding and expression only. A certificate of results is issued and valid for one year in case of visa application.

No prior diploma is required for the TEF. However, we recommend to take a preparation course to obtain better results at the exam.

Two compulsory testsTwo optional testsFees
  • Listening comprehension: 60 questions (40 min)
  • Oral expression: 2 topics(15 min)
  • Written comprehension: 50 questions (60 min)
  • Written expression: 2 topics (60 min)
  • €140 for all the mandatory sections
  • €70 euros per optional test

Your request for the exam will be processed within two weeks after receiving your registration form and payment. We will determine together the day of your test.

TEF for the naturalization

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TEF for the naturalization is a French test of The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the area Paris Ile-de-France which can be used in case of applying for a naturalization to the French authorities. The requirement for the exam is B1 as minimum level.

It has as objective to measure the level of the knowledge and the French skills in oral comprehension and oral expression.

TEF for the naturalization consists of two indissoluble sections (total duration: 55 minutes).

No prior diploma is required for the TEF. However, we recommend to take one of our general French courses to prepare for the exam.

Two inseparable testsFees
  • Listening comprehension: 60 questions - 40 minutes
  • Oral expression: 2 subjects to deal with - 15 minutes
  • €140

Your request for the exam will be processed within two weeks after receiving your registration form and payment. We will determine together the day of your test.

TEF Canada

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The Canadian TEF concerns persons who are going to emigrate to  Federal Canada or Quebec, in order to access the Canadian citizenship.

The Canadian TEF will give a valid certificate over two years to the candidate.

No prior diploma is requested. However, we recommend to take one of our general French courses to prepare the exam.

The Canadian TEF will evaluate your skills in written and oral French :

Four sections Fees
  • Listening comprehension: 60 questions - 40 minutes
  • Written comprehension: 60 minutes – 50 questions
  • Oral Expression : 15 minutes – 2 topics
  • Written expression : 60 minutes – 2 topics
  • €70 per section

Your request for the exam will be processed within two weeks after receiving your registration form and payment. We will determine together the day of your test.

register

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Please find here the registration form to complete. For more information, please send an email to examens@aflahaye.nl

The payment must be made in full at the time of registration on our account number ING 65.80.07.114 (please mention your name and TEF), IBAN : NL20 INGB 0658 0071 14.

No refund or credit will be made under any circumstances once the registration is processed, unless Alliance Française has to cancel a session (in which case you will be fully refunded).

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