French Evaluation Test by the Paris Chamber of Commerce.

The 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 if you need to evaluate your French skills for Canadian Immigration, Quebec Immigration or simply for work. The TEF is also recognized by the French authorities for the process of naturalization.
  • 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 TEF is to measure the level of the candidates’ knowledge, linguistic and communications skills in French. The TEF includes:
Two comprehension tests:
  • Reading Comprehension (60 mn)
  • Listening Comprehension (40 mn)
Two expression tests:
  • Written expresssion (60 mn)
  • Spoken expression (15 mn)
Notes:
  • Canadian Federal Government requires the above 4 tests for immigration purposes
  • No diploma is required to take the TEF exams
  • You can take the TEF exams as many times as you want
  • The results certificate is valid for two years for Canadian and Quebec purpose.
EXAMS DATES 2020

TEF PAPER VERSION:

DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION EXAM DATE EXAM CENTER
30 January 2020 27 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - Al Ain
30 April 2020 28 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - Al Ain
15 October 2020 12 November 2020 Abu Dhabi - Al Ain


E-TEF VERSION (ONLINE VERSION):

DEADLINE FOR EXAM REGISTRATION EXAM DATE EXAM CENTER PREPARATORY COURSES DEADLINE FOR PREPARATORY COURSES REGISTRATION
5 January 2020 15 January 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
12 January 2020 22 January 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
19 January 2020 29 January 2020 Abu Dhabi 12 January to 23 January 2020 9 January 2020
27 January 2020 5 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
2 February 2020 12 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
9 February 2020 19 February 2020 Abu Dhabi 2 February to 13 February 2020 30 January 2020
23 February 2020 4 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
1 March 2020 11 March 2020 Abu Dhabi 23 February to 5 March 2020 20 February 2020
8 March 2020 18 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
15 March 2020 25 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
22 March 2020 1 April 2020 Abu Dhabi 15 March to 26 March 2020 12 March 2020
29 March 2020 8 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
5 April 2020 15 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
12 April 2020 22 April 2020 Abu Dhabi 5 April to 16 April 2020 2 April 2020
19 April 2020 29 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
26 April 2020 6 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
3 May 2020 13 May 2020 Abu Dhabi 26 April to 7 May 2020 23 April 2020
10 May 2020 20 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
24 May 2020 3 June 2020 Abu Dhabi 17 May to 28 May 2020 14 May 2020
31 May 2020 10 June 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
7 June 2020 17 June 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
14 June 2020 24 June 2020 Abu Dhabi 7 June to 18 June 2020 4 June 2020
21 June 2020 1 July 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
28 June 2020 8 July 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
5 July 2020 15 July 2020 Abu Dhabi 28 June to 9 July 2020 25 June 2020
The Alliance Française now offers you the TEF (Test d’Evaluation de Français) ONLINE, called “eTEF” in its premises!

Registrations are open!
Every Wednesday at 10am, a session will be available.

3 packages:
1) 12h of preparatory courses + exam for 2250 AED
2) Exam only for 1520 AED
3) Re-enrollment for 1200 AED** + 2h of preparatory courses free

**Subject to have acquired the first offer upstream

Maximum number of places per session online: 4 people.

For more information, contact us: 02 61 22 900/911 or info@afabudhabi.org

E-TEF VERSION (ONLINE VERSION):

DEADLINE FOR EXAM REGISTRATION EXAM DATE EXAM CENTER PREPARATORY COURSES DEADLINE FOR PREPARATORY COURSES REGISTRATION
5 January 2020 15 January 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
12 January 2020 22 January 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
19 January 2020 29 January 2020 Abu Dhabi 12 January to 23 January 2020 9 January 2020
27 January 2020 5 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
2 February 2020 12 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
9 February 2020 19 February 2020 Abu Dhabi 2 February to 13 February 2020 30 January 2020
23 February 2020 4 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
1 March 2020 11 March 2020 Abu Dhabi 23 February to 5 March 2020 20 February 2020
8 March 2020 18 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
15 March 2020 25 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
22 March 2020 1 April 2020 Abu Dhabi 15 March to 26 March 2020 12 March 2020
29 March 2020 8 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
5 April 2020 15 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
12 April 2020 22 April 2020 Abu Dhabi 5 April to 16 April 2020 2 April 2020
19 April 2020 29 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
26 April 2020 6 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
3 May 2020 13 May 2020 Abu Dhabi 26 April to 7 May 2020 23 April 2020
10 May 2020 20 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
24 May 2020 3 June 2020 Abu Dhabi 17 May to 28 May 2020 14 May 2020
31 May 2020 10 June 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
7 June 2020 17 June 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
14 June 2020 24 June 2020 Abu Dhabi 7 June to 18 June 2020 4 June 2020
21 June 2020 1 July 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
28 June 2020 8 July 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
5 July 2020 15 July 2020 Abu Dhabi 28 June to 9 July 2020 25 June 2020
Register: Visit the Alliance Francaise office in Abu Dhabi - Al Bateen to submit the below documents:
  • an original filled & signed registration form (available at our office or here)
  • a recent passport-sized photo
  • a photocopy of your passport
Important:
  • Any incomplete applications will be rejected.
  • Exam participation can only be transferred to the next session in case of sickness. A doctor’s note (not via email) must be mailed within the next three days of the test.
  • The Alliance Française reserves the right to cancel a session if the number of candidates does not exceed 10 candidates. All registrations will be moved to the next session.
Fees:
  • Oral Comprehension: AED 380
  • Written Comprehension: AED 380
  • Oral Expression: AED 380
  • Written Expression: AED 380
Important: Payment method : cash or credit card (Visa, MasterCard) in our premises. Exam fee is not refundable once registered.
The best way to get ready for this exam is to take our private or preparation French courses.

PREPARATORY COURSES FOR TEF EXAM:

DEADLINE FOR EXAM REGISTRATION EXAM DATE EXAM CENTER PREPARATORY COURSES DEADLINE FOR PREPARATORY COURSES REGISTRATION
5 January 2020 15 January 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
12 January 2020 22 January 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
19 January 2020 29 January 2020 Abu Dhabi 12 January to 23 January 2020 9 January 2020
27 January 2020 5 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
2 February 2020 12 February 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
9 February 2020 19 February 2020 Abu Dhabi 2 February to 13 February 2020 30 January 2020
23 February 2020 4 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
1 March 2020 11 March 2020 Abu Dhabi 23 February to 5 March 2020 20 February 2020
8 March 2020 18 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
15 March 2020 25 March 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
22 March 2020 1 April 2020 Abu Dhabi 15 March to 26 March 2020 12 March 2020
29 March 2020 8 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
5 April 2020 15 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
12 April 2020 22 April 2020 Abu Dhabi 5 April to 16 April 2020 2 April 2020
19 April 2020 29 April 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
26 April 2020 6 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
3 May 2020 13 May 2020 Abu Dhabi 26 April to 7 May 2020 23 April 2020
10 May 2020 20 May 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
24 May 2020 3 June 2020 Abu Dhabi 17 May to 28 May 2020 14 May 2020
31 May 2020 10 June 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
7 June 2020 17 June 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
14 June 2020 24 June 2020 Abu Dhabi 7 June to 18 June 2020 4 June 2020
21 June 2020 1 July 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
28 June 2020 8 July 2020 Abu Dhabi - -
5 July 2020 15 July 2020 Abu Dhabi 28 June to 9 July 2020 25 June 2020
You can buy a preparation book and CD available for sale at the French library "Culture & Co" or at "All Prints". Useful link: http://www.francais.cci-paris-idf.fr/outils-de-preparation-au-tef/