Test d’Evaluation de Français : e-TEF/e-tef Canada

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 is useful for those who need a proficiency test in order to apply for immigration to Canada (CIC- Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada), and for those who want to apply to a French University.

  • 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

2h10min- 150 questions- 900 point

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

1. Canadian Federal Government requires all compulsory & optional sections for immigration purposes.
2. No diploma is required to take the e-TEF exams.
3. You can take the e-TEF exams as much as you want.
4. A results certificate, sent to you by the CCIP, is valid for one year.

Exam Dates

Exam Dates

Registration Deadlines
Monday, September 14, 2015 Friday, September 4, 2015
Monday, October 19, 2015 Friday, October 9, 2015
Monday, November 16, 2015 Friday, November 6, 2015
Monday, December 14, 2015 Friday, December 4, 2015
Monday, January 11, 2016 Monday, December 28 , 2015

For more information and practice tests visit: or download the App” Francais 3.0” .

e-TEF Scores:

Correspondance niveaux TEF/CECR/SLR
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

Contact Information:

Corinne Bagnol (858) 550-0144

e-tef ANF– Test D’Évaluation de Français pour l’accès à la Nationalité Française
Alliance Française de San Diego

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

* If registering for an optional section, please indicate:Written Expression (EE)Oral Expression (EO)

*TEF Optional Sections: to register for optional sections alone, you must have already taken the compulsory sections of the TEF within 1 year. Registrants will have to provide a hardcopy of their e-TEF certificate.

** All sections are required for Immigration to Canada.

Once a registration is submitted, no refund or credit can be made under any circumstances (unless the Alliance Française de San Diego has to cancel the session of tests you are registered for).

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Alliance Française de San Diego
6640 Lusk Blvd, Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92121