Personal purposes: the TCF provides a snapshot of the candidate’s proficiency in written and oral French.
Professional purposes: the TCF certificate is a benchmark of the candidate’s language abilities and may be used to enhance job applications.
Academic purposes: the TCF is required by postsecondary education institutes for students wishing to apply for the final year in undergraduate or postgraduate programs.
This test is also recognized in the context of immigration applications in Quebec
WHAT DOES THE TEST INCLUDE?
The TCF is available in computer-based version.
No prior qualification is required to sit the exam. Candidates must be at least 16 years of age.
Candidates may take the test several times, allowing a minimum of 1 (one) month between two exam sessions
The TCF TP evaluate the French skills on a scale with six levels (from A1 to C2) established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
3 Compulsory Tets :
1 Listening: 25 minutes (29 questions)
2 Language structures: 15 minutes (18 items)
3 Reading: 45 min (29 questions)
Two optional modules :
1 Writing: 60 minutes (3 topics to cover)
2 Speaking: 12 minutes (3 topics to cover)
An official certificate of results will be delivered to each candidate from 4 to 8 weeks after the test. For each module, the certificate will show the score obtained.
The results are valid for two years
|TCF TOUT PUBLIC|
|3 COMPULSORY TESTS||2 optional modules|
|190 $||100 $|
For all dates:
9:30 am - 6 pm (the exact hours will be communicated 2 days before the exam)