TCF EXAMS
French knowledge test
TCF Tout Public, TCF Québec, TCF Canada

Take your ‘TCF tout Public’, ‘TCF Québec’ or ‘TCF Canada’ exam at Newdeal Institut in Bordeaux to obtain an official certification of your level in French, enabling you to facilitate the start of your administrative tasks and applications!

AN OFFICIAL TEST OF FRENCH KNOWLEDGE

Newdeal Institut de Français is an official test centre for the TCF exams.
This language-level test, from the French Ministries of National Education, Higher Education and Research, evaluates the writing and oral level of candidates’ French skills.

Passage d'examens TCF à Bordeaux en France
examens diplomes et tests de français à Bordeaux

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
CONCERNING THE FRENCH TCF EXAMS

If you register for a TCF exam, once your registration has been validated and paid for, Newdeal Institut commits to providing you with a certificate of registration for this French exam as proof of your application.

Once the French Test has been corrected, France Education International will issue you an official certificate of results. Please note that it takes approximately one month to obtain the results of the tests because they are subject to double marking by France Éducation International in Paris. This certificate of results is valid for 2 years.

In the event of a failed French TCF test, it is possible to retake the exam under the condition that there is a minimum delay of 30 days between attempts.

Newdeal Institut is also a TCF IRN, DELF/DALF and TEF exam centre. Click on the links to find out more and register for these French exams.

TCF tout public à Newdeal Bordeaux
Passage d'examens TCF à Bordeaux en France

The TCF TOUT PUBLIC

This official test of French knowledge is essential to initiate or pursue higher education in France, it equally addresses all those who wish to find out their level of French for both personal and professional reasons.

The score obtained from the TCF TOUT PUBLIC (French knowledge test) reliably determines the candidate’s understanding of the French language on the 6 levels of the European Framework CEFR.

THE SECTIONS OF THE TCF TOUT PUBLIC

The TCF Tout Public computer-based test takes the form of a multiple-choice questionnaire comprising 91 questions.

The questions focus on French written comprehension, the structures of the French language and oral comprehension.

  1. Oral comprehension : Collective section : 34 questions – 25 minutes
  2. Understanding of language structures : Collective section : 23 questions – 15 minutes
  3. Written comprehension : Collective section : 34 questions – 45 minutes

There are also two complementary optional tests :

  1. Writing : Collective section: 3 exercises – 60 minutes
  2. Oral expression : An individual face-to-face test with an examiner : 3 exercices – 12 minutes
TCF – TOUT PUBLIC
EPREUVE SUR ORDINATEURDURÉE
Compréhension orale (34 questions)15 Minutes
Structures de la langue(23 questions)15 Minutes
Compréhension écrite (34 questions)45 Minutes
Option - Expression écrite (3 exercices)60 Minutes
Option - Expression orale (3 exercices)12 Minutes

⚠️ If you have little or poor command of the French language in writing, please contact us.

Duration

The exam lasts from 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes with the optional tests

Assessed Skills

The tests include a written comprehension and an oral exam - both with multiple choice questions. As well as a writing test and a speaking test with the examiners.

Format

Individually assessed computer-based test
with an audio headset and oral interview

the CEFR level is assessed

From A1 to C2

The certificate is valid for

2 years

Don't forget

your valid form of ID

Price includes VAT

120€
for the three obligatory tests
70€
for each optional test

⚠️ All the TCF exam sessions are taken on computers, located within our Bordeaux office. If you would like to take a paper-based exam, see the DELF page  which is a diploma valid for the same procedures.

THE TCF QUÉBEC

The French knowledge test for Québec (TCF Québec), is a French level Language test that meets the standards of the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) under the constitution for an immigration application for Québec.

People who wish to file an immigration application in a Quebec immigration office or in a general delegation of Quebec can justify their level of French by including a TCF for Quebec certificate in their dossier.

TCF Québec à Newdeal Bordeaux
TCF Quebec à Bordeaux en France
TCF – QUEBEC
EPREUVE MODULAIRES SUR ORDINATEURDURÉE
Compréhension orale (39 questions)35 Minutes
Compréhension écrite (39 questions)60 Minutes
Expression écrite (3 exercices)60 Minutes
Expression orale (3 exercices)12 Minutes

THE SECTIONS OF THE TCF QUÉBEC

The TCF for Québec can be comprised of 1 to 4 parts.
It assesses French general language skills in oral comprehension, written comprehension, oral expression and written expression.

The exam is formed from 4 modular tests which can be chosen by candidates.

  1. Oral comprehension : Collective section : 39 questions – 35 minutes
  2. Written comprehension : Collective section : 39 questions – 60 minutes
  3. Writing : Collective section : 3 exercises – 60 minutes
  4. Oral expression : Individual face-to-face test with an examiner: 3 exercises – 12 minutes.

Duration

From 12 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes with options

Assessed Skills

The tests include a written comprehension and an oral exam - both with multiple choice questions. As well as a writing test and a speaking test with the examiners.

Format

Individually assessed computer-based test
with an audio headset and oral interview

the CEFR level is assessed

From A1 to C2

The certificate is valid for

2 years

Don't forget

your valid form of ID

Price includes VAT

70€
for each test

⚠️ AllTCF sessions are organised on a computer in our premises in Bordeaux. If you would like to take a paper-based exam, see the DELF page  which is a diploma valid for the same procedures.

TCF Canada à Newdeal Bordeaux
TCF Canada à Bordeaux en France

THE TCF CANADA

The French Knowledge Test for Canada, TCF Canada, is a French language level test that meets the standards of Immigration, Refugees and Canadian Citizenship (IRCC) in the event of economic immigration or application for Canadian citizenship.

Individuals concerned by these procedures can justify their French level by including a TCF Canada certificate in their application.

THE TCF CANADA SECTIONS

The TCF Canada is comprised of 4 different sections.
It assesses French general language skills in oral comprehension, written comprehension, oral expression and written expression.

The exam includes 4 compulsory tests.

  1. Oral comprehension : Collective section : 39 questions – 35 minutes
  2. Written comprehension : Collective section : 39 questions – 60 minutes
  3. Writing : Collective section : 3 exercises – 60 minutes
  4. Oral expression : An individual face-to-face exam with an examiner : 3 exercices – 12 minutes
TCF – CANADA
EPREUVE SUR ORDINATEURDURÉE
Compréhension orale (39 questions)35 Minutes
Compréhension écrite (39 questions)60 Minutes
Expression écrite (3 exercices)60 Minutes
Expression orale (3 exercices)12 Minutes

Duration

2 hours 50 minutes

Assessed Skills

The tests include a written comprehension and an oral exam - both with multiple choice questions. As well as a writing test and a speaking test with the examiners.

Format

Individually assessed computer-based test
with an audio headset and oral interview

the CEFR level is assessed

From A1 to C2

The certificate is valid for

2 years

Don't forget

your valid form of ID

Price includes VAT

210€
for the 4 sections

⚠️ All the TCF exam sessions are organised on our computers, located within our Bordeaux office. If you would like to take a paper-based exam, see the DELF page  which is a diploma valid for the same procedures.

Would you like to take a TCF Tout Public, TCF Québec or TCF Canada

to certify your level of French in Bordeaux

or do you have any questions?

Find out about the TCF IRN

TCF IRN FOR THE RESIDENCY CARD OR FRENCH NATIONALITY

Newdeal Institut de Français also offers the TCF IRN French exam, the objective of which is to assess the language skills of applicants for a residency permit in France (level A2), as well as those wishing to obtain French nationality (level B1). See our dedicated page.

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