Authorized Exam Center for TOEIC and TFI in Strasbourg
A new session is organized as soon as we have at least 5 candidates.
The TFI is now correlated to the CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
The TFI is the French-language proficiency test for people whose native language is not French.
Advantages of the TFI ?
French is spoken daily by more than 170 millions of people around the world, and is widely used in international and professional areas. The TFI certificates that you are able to used fluently this language thanks to a fair and reliable assessment test. The results are acknowledged all around the world.
Who uses this test ?
Managers and human ressources directors.
Universities and establishements to certify ability in French. Results are used by some of them as main criteria to accept a student or not.
Language schools to create groups according to the student's level in french.
Individuals choose to take the TFI test to determine their level of proficiency and have it validated by an external measure.
How the TFI is evaluated ?
The results depends on the number of correct answers, then all the correct answers are converted into a final rating according to our defined scale.
There is three evaluations for each candidate : one for the listening part, another one for the reading part, and a final ranking which is a combination of the two first exams. For the first exams, the minimum is 5 and the maximum reachable is 495 points. Consequently, the final result is between 10 and 990 points. Our assessment system ensure that two candidates with a similar ranking have a similar level in French too.
To be sure you are ready for the exam, you can take specific lessons in our institut Stralang in Strasbourg.
What the TOEIC is ?
For more than 30 years the TOEIC® test has been the global standard for measuring workplace English-language communication skills. The TOEIC assessment family, including the TOEIC® Listening and Reading test, the TOEIC® Speaking and Writing tests and the TOEIC Bridge™ test are used by nearly 14,000 businesses, organisations, and government agencies in 150 countries around the world.
Reliable results (tests are corrected several times, by several examiners)
Correlated to CEFRL (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
The TOEIC tests are a fair, valid and reliable measure of English language skills used in the workplace. Standardised testing conditions and the design of each test ensures that all test takers are given a fair chance to demonstrate their English skills proficiency
Why should we take the speaking and writing TOEIC exam ?
The score report lists their Speaking and Writing scores in a simple, easy-to-understand format.
How is the test rated ?
The ranking is between 10 and 990 points:
255 - 400 : Elementary Proficiency. Speaker has functional, but limited proficiency. Able to maintain very simple face-to-face conversations on familiar topics.
405 - 600 : Elementary Proficiency Plus. The candidate can initiate and maintain predictable face-to-face conversations and satisfy limited social demands.
605 - 780 : Limited Working Proficiency. Able to satisfy most social demands and limited work requirements.
785 - 900 : Working Proficiency Plus. Able to satisfy most work requirements with language that is often, but not always, acceptable and effective.
905 - 990 : International Professional Proficiency. Able to communicate effectively in any situation.
The TOEIC test is not an exam to pass or fail.
Scores on the TOEIC® Listening and Reading test are determined by the number of correct answers, which is converted to a scaled score.
The score report provides Listening, Reading and total scaled scores. The total scaled score is derived from adding the two scaled scores together.
The TOEIC tests are backed by extensive ETS research in assessment development and English language learning. ETS's ongoing research helps ensure that the TOEIC tests are accurate and relevant to today's changing global workplace, which helps internationally competitive companies hire, place and promote the right candidates.