E-TEF CANADA

Test d’Évaluation de Français Canada - Official Test Center

FOR CITIZENSHIP AND PERMANENT RESIDENCE CANADA


The Test d’Évaluation de Français Canada is a general French test, which measures the level of knowledge and competencies in French oral comprehension and expression, and, written comprehension and expression.

The official TEF Canada attestation shows the distribution of scores for each module taken along with detailed comments for the different competencies and is recognized by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.

It is the candidate's responsibility to select all modules that are required.

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Details

The TEF Canada, used to assess your oral and written competencies in French, consists of the following 4 modules below.

Those applying for Citizenship require both the Compréhension Oral and the Expression Orale at a B1 (Intermediate) level.
Applications for Permanent Residency through Canada require all four modules of the exam.

Compréhension Orale

 

CO reflects real-life situations: conversations, extracts from radio programs, public announcements, etc.

There are 60 multiple choice questions - 40 minutes

Computer-based, candidates have individual headsets.

Expression Orale

 

EO is evaluated through a role-play that demonstrates the know-how and expertise in real-life situations.

Section A: gather information, ask questions

Section B: present a document, assess, compare and convince your friend

Compréhension Écrite

 

CE is composed of 4 sections 50 questions

Timed at 50 minutes

A: who, what, where, when, why
B: understand details
C: understand the logic 
D: understand the general meaning of the text

Expression Écrite

 

This part of the exam has a 60-minute time limit.

Section A: Read the beginning of a press article and continue the article.

Section B: Express your point of view and use arguments to defend it.

Registration

Registration is possible online or at our offices.
A valid copy of your passport or permanent residence card is required at the time of registration.

For online registration, please email info@point3.com
1. The Registration form
2. A copy of an official piece of ID
3. Payment - Payment can be made by credit card using the authorisation form or by etransfer@point3.com

Places are limited and are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Please check your choice of modules before registering as no fees are refundable.
  • No changes will be allowed.
  • Candidates must respect a one-month waiting period between exam dates. If this 30-day waiting period is not respected, the examination fee will be forfeited as there will be no refunds or changes.

Exam Preparation

In order to be ready for the exam, carefully read the Candidate's Manual.
Gain confidence by registering for one of our preparation courses - click here - 
You can also try some of our Compréhension Orale exercises at http://www.tefprep.com

On Exam Day

You must:
BRING your valid PASSPORT, PERMANENT RESIDENCE CARD or DRIVER'S LICENCE
no other ID is accepted)
ARRIVE a minimum of 15 minutes before the scheduled exam time
or you will not be permitted to take the test and there will be no refunds possible.
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Montreal, Quebec H2Y 2M2
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