TEF Preparation Course

TEF Exam Date 2020


TEF Scores and CEFR levels


TEF and e-TEF

The TEF Canada is available in two versions: e-TEF Canada: computer-based version of the reading, listening and writing modules; limited number of candidates. Basic computer skills are required for the e-TEF Canada (use of mouse). Paper-based TEF Canada: reading, listening and writing modules.

TEF Canada

The Test d’Évaluation de Français pour le Canada (TEF Canada) is a test of general French which assesses the level of proficiency in French language.

The TEF Canada is recognised as official proof of language proficiency by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as well as the Ministère de l’Immigration et des Communautés Culturelles du Québec (MICC) for permanent residency applications, certificat de sélection du Québec applications and Canadian citizenship applications.

Compréhension écrite

Duration: 60 minutes
Questions: 50
Total points: 300

Compréhension orale

Duration: 40 minutes
Questions: 60
Total points: 360

Expression écrite

Duration: 60 minutes
Topics: 2
Total points: 450

Expression orale

Duration: 15 minutes
Topics: 2
Total points: 450