Test d’Evaluation de Français
(TEF) Preparation

TEF (French language assessment test):

The TEF(Test d’Evaluation de Français) is a test that assesses the level of French language of non-native French speakers. It is one of the requirements for those who want to immigrate/PR or to work in Canada. In addition, TEF aids in the process of naturalization undertaken by those who want to apply for French citizenship.

TEF comprises of two modules and four sub-tests:.

Two comprehension tests:

  • Listening Comprehension (40 minutes)
  • Reading Comprehension (60 minutes)

Two expression tests:

  • Spoken expression (15 minutes)
  • Written expression (60 minutes)

Main features of TEF (French Language) Training at BMC:

  • Special assistance for TEF test retakers
  • Assistance in both French language and TEF criterion learning
  • Friendly and experienced native trainers
  • Flexible timetable (classes on weekdays and weekend)
  • Private and group classes


How many times can I take TEF?2020-03-28T12:44:07+00:00

There is no restriction on the number of times for taking TEF. You may take it multiple times to improve your score.

Is there a pre-requisite qualification required for taking TEF?2020-03-28T12:44:58+00:00

No, there is no pre-requisite qualification required for TEF. Anyone can take TEF.

How long is TEF valid for?2020-03-28T12:45:45+00:00

Your TEF score is valid for two years.

What does TEF assess?2020-11-19T17:13:19+00:00


  • TEF assesses French expression and comprehension skills
  • It gives a subjective and objective measure of the level of candidate’s linguistic and communication skills.
  • It offers a detailed analysis of you verbal and non-verbal skills i.e, essential language skills necessary to understand and communicate in French while in a French-speaking country


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