TCF and TEF Preparation.

TCF and TEF program description.

Test de Connaissance du Français is a French language proficiency test for nonnative French speakers who wish to assess and certify their level of proficiency for professional, academic, or personal reasons.

This certification was designed by the Centre international d'études pédagogiques or CIEP and authorized by the French Ministry of Education.

A candidate's grade result will be a valuable measurement for evaluating French proficiency. The certificate awarded will be valid for two years.

TCF and TEF Canada are French language capability exams that reach the standards of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The results of this test are accepted for economic immigration or for acquiring Canadian citizenship.

This test grades and ranks candidates at one of the six levels on a scale determined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR):

A (Basic user)

  • A1 (Beginner)
  • A2 (Elementary)

B (Independent user)

  • B1 (Intermediate)
  • B2 (Upper intermediate)

C (Proficient user)

  • C1 (Advanced)
  • C2 (Proficiency)


The exam proper is probably the most stressful part of registering for this certification. Fret not, here are the specifications of the TCF test:

3 compulsory examinations 

  • Listening Comprehension
  • Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension

2 optional tests

  • Written Expression
  • Oral Expression


We will help you to focus on specific areas during our private classes. The purpose of this test is to assess one's ability to:

• Communicate clearly
• Provide information as instructed
• Describe, recount, and explain
• Justify a decision, choice, position, etc.
• Connect ideas and use consistency in discourse
• Compare two points of view
• Express opinion and assert it
• Use correct vocabulary and grammar in the relevant task
• Be capable of rewording and summarizing

Depending on your level and the level you want to reach, we propose you to enroll for 1h to 3h per week. You will be able to have two different Teachers to be more confident with different voices and tones. Depending on the level you want to reach, your background, and your motivation, you will need between a month to ten months of learning.

Starting from $ 600 / 10 hr  renewable.

Private online class !

All rates are in CAD$.

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Enroll now or ask us your free evaluation, we are here to help you.

They provide an excellent and specialized tutoring service. They have an easy and human on-boarding for new students and were quick to respond to my inquiry. My goal was to be confident for my DELF exam, and Sam was able to find quickly where I need help and how I could be more relax about the preparation. The true value is in spending one-on-one time with someone who genuinely loves the language and enjoys teaching it.

Yin B - Vancouver.