Test d’Evaluation de Français : e-TEF

The e-TEF - Test d’Evaluation de Français is designed to assess the level of French language of people who are not native French speakers.
  • It assesses comprehension and expression skills in French.
  • It gives a quantitative and qualitative measure of the level of candidate's linguistic and communication skills.
  • It offers a detailed and personalized analysis of results..
The overall objective of the e-TEF is to measure the level of the candidates' knowledge, linguistic and communications skills in French. The e-TEF includes:
1 Compulsory Section
2 Optional Sections
Written Comprehension (CE): 60 min-50 questions- 300 points
Listening Comprehension (CO): 40 min-60 questions-360 points
Vocabulary and Structure (LS): 30 min- 40 questions- 240 points
Written Expression (EE): 60 min- 450 points
Oral Expression (EO): 15 min- 450 points
Notes:
1. No diploma is required to take the e-TEF exams.
2. You can take the e-TEF exams as much as you want.
3. A results certificate, sent to you by the CCIP, is valid for one year.

Exam Dates

Exam Dates
Registration Deadlines
Monday, January 9, 2017Thursday, December 29, 2016
Monday, February 13, 2017Thursday, February 2, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017Thursday, March 2, 2017
Monday, April 10, 2017Thursday, March 23, 2017
Monday, May 8, 2017Thursday, April 27, 2017
Monday, June 12, 2017Thursday, May 25, 2017

For more information and practice tests visit: e-tef or download the App ”Francais 3.0" and/or: Manuel du candidat

e-TEF Scores:

Correspondance niveaux TEF/CECR/NCLC
TEF 0+ 1 2 3 4 5 6
CECR A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2
SLR 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

CECR (Common European Framework for Languages)

Compulsory section: 2h10min- 150 questions- 900 points
Written Comprehension (CE) : 60 min- 50 questions- 300 points
Listening Comprehension (CO) : 40 min- 60 questions- 360 points
Vocabulary & Structure (LS) : 30 min – 40 questions- 240 points

Optional sections: Written Expression (EE): 60 min- 2 parts- 450 points
Thematic and semantic coherence: 150 points
Ability to argue and summarize: 120 points
Structure & vocabulary: 180 points

Oral Expression (EO) :15 min- 2 parts- 450 points
Understanding topics and finding appropriate information: 120 points
Facts explanation and argumentation: 150 points
Structure & vocabulary: 180 points

Registration Fees:

Compulsory Sections $200 $225
Optional Sections $165 ($85 each) $210 ($110 each)
Complete Test (all sections) $315 $350

Registration Form:

Download Registration Form

Contact Information:

Corinne Bagnol certifications@afsandiego.org (858) 550-0144