Le TEF (Test d’évaluation de français – French assessment test) administered by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP), accurately measures test takers’ skills in general French, placing them on a scale of proficiency levels indexed to the CEFR and to Canadian language-proficiency levels.
The TEF consists of a series of modules in multiple-choice format (written comprehension, oral comprehension, vocabulary, and structure) and two open-ended modules (written and oral
The Test d’évaluation de français (Le TEF) is a French as a foreign language exam that isadministered by the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIP).
Who can take the TEF Exam?
Anyone can take the TEF exam.
Where can I take the TEF Exam?
The TEF is administered in about 100 countries by some 400 approved test centers. To register, contact an approved center of your choice. Each center sets its own test dates and fees. Approved TEF centers: www.fda.ccip.fr/tef/centres
Since 2005, an electronic version of the multiple-choice modules known as e-tef has allowed test-takers to learn their results immediately..
How long is it valid for?
The validity of TEF results is open-ended; institutions and organizations make their own decisions about how recent a candidate’s results must be. It is recommended that results should be accepted for one year from the date of the test. Candidates may take the TEF as often as they wish.
For further information on the TEF: www.fda.ccip.fr/tef/epreuves