Test d’Evaluation de Français
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)
- 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
There is no restriction on the number of times for taking TEF. You may take it multiple times to improve your score.
No, there is no pre-requisite qualification required for TEF. Anyone can take TEF.