The Test de connaissance du français (TCF) is a language placement test for non-native speakers of French. It is administered by the France Education International for the French Ministry of Education. It fulfils French language entry requirements, can be used to demonstrate language ability for job applications or for personal use, and is used by Québec for immigration procedures. The results are valid for 2 years.

What are the tests?

These TCF consists of 5 tests, with progressive difficulty starting from level A1 to level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Listening comprehension

Use of language structures: grammar and vocabulary

Reading comprehension

Spoken expression

Written expression