TCF - TEF Preparation Courses student learn french in france Strasbourg

Who is it for?

For every non-French speaking person wishing to validate their knowledge of the French language for professional or personal reasons.

TCF Preparation Course

Duration: 2 weeks - 2 hours per day during 10 days.

Required level: Any level.

The TCF was designed by the CIEP (International Centre of Educational Studies) at the behest of the French Ministry of Education. It is officially recognised by all university language institutes in France and abroad as well as by public authorities and the various French language institutes located abroad. It is intended for anyone wishing to assess and certify their French language skills easily, reliably and quickly for professional, personal or academic reasons.

The TCF certificate is valid for two years.


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The TCF is divided into three mandatory sections (an 80- item multiple-choice test):

  • oral comprehension,

  • grammatical structures,

  • written comprehension.

and two optional sections:

  • oral expression,

  • written expression.

The TEF (French Evaluation Test)

It enables non-French speakers to reliably assess their skills in French according to the levels set by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL). The TEF consists of three compulsory tests (lasting two hours and ten minutes) and two optional ones – an oral test (35 minutes) and a written test (1 hour).


Preparation to the DELF, DALF and TCF examinations

  • DELF

  • DALF


Time Period
  • To be defined

  • To be defined

  • To be defined

  • 1 week

  • 1 week

  • 2 weeks

Total hours
  • 2 hours x 5 days

  • 2 hours x 5 days

  • 2 hours x 10 days

  • €160

  • €160

  • €290

*Those prices are approximate. Please contact the secretariat.

3 people are required to open a group.


Please click here for our detailed programme: TCF Training Programme

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