Preparation to TEFaQ

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TEFaQ Test Preparation at ALC Montréal

(TEFaQ EXAMINATION)

The TEFaQ is a version of the TEF (French Evaluation Test) adapted for Quebec. It is required by the Quebec Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MICC) for people who wish to emigrate to Quebec. Its objective is to evaluate oral comprehension and oral expression based on the levels proposed by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and, in Quebec, based on the “échelle québécoise de niveaux de compétence en français des personnes immigrantes adultes” (EQNCF).

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Oral comprehension test

The oral comprehension test consists of 60 questions for a total of 360 points and lasts 40 minutes. The oral expression test lasts 25 minutes and includes two subjects to be presented as role-plays for a total of 450 points. In the first section, you must gather information and ask questions, whereas in the second section you will present a document and state your argumentation. It is possible to take the test 4 times by adding the two optional tests: written comprehension and expression.

TEFaQ preparation courses are available at ALC Montreal and last 4 weeks. They are given as a group course or as a private course and you are placed according to your previous knowledge of French. You will learn how to master the knowledge required for the exam, how to strategically approach it, how to maintain a flow while taking it, and how to manage your stress. TEFaQ preparation course is given by specialists with extensive educational tools. You receive access to our language lab, get an evaluation of your progress, and take simulated exams.

TEFaQ Preparation

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ALC Montreal’s TEFaQ preparation course is given by specialists with extensive educational tools. You receive access to our language lab, get an evaluation of your progress, and take simulated exams. You are guaranteed real progress with a solid foundation. Native-language speaking teachers at ALC Montreal will teach you how to master the knowledge required for the exam, how to strategically approach it, how to maintain a flow while taking it, and how to manage your stress.

Training Tests in the Language Lab

In addition to our private and group courses, students at ALC Montreal have access to digital exam simulations. You have access to many exercises to practice the knowledge required by the TEFaQ and many TEFaQ mock tests. On the day of your actual TEFaQ exam, you will be in familiar territory!

The TEFaQ preparation program at ALC Montreal will give you the tools and confidence needed in order to reach the score required by the university or institution.

  • 3 to 5 students/class = Guarantees intensive learning with individual attention from your teacher.
  • 36 hours of academic courses = Guarantees that you will be ready to answer the TEFaQ test questions quickly and correctly.
  • 6 to 12 hours of training in ALC Montreal’s Language Lab = Guarantees that you will develop the speed required to answer the oral comprehension and oral expression questions, all while managing your session with confidence.
  • 1 to 4 test complete mock tests = Guarantees that you will pass your TEFaQ test by obtaining the required score – all based on your real progress.

ALC Montreal has 2 TEFaQ preparation options depending on your needs and availabilities.

Costs: $615 includes academic materials + (registration fees of $55.00 for local students)

A minimum of 3 students is required to start a session.

  • 36 hours of academic courses
  • 3 to 4 mock tests in addition to academic courses
  • Session length: 4 weeks
  • Educational support
  • Evening session: 6:10pm to 9:00pm Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday
  • Daytime session: 3:10pm to 6:00pm Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday
  • Training in the language lab – up to 6 hours/week depending on the student’s schedule
  • Session start date: 1st Tuesday of every month except for December and January

Note : ALC reserves the right to modify the course schedule depending on registrations.

ALC reserves the right to reduce the length of class times by 50% in cases where there are fewer than 3 participants so as to not cancel the session.

In this case, the course becomes a private or semi-private course with the same cost as a group course.

    • From 1 to 5 classes per week
      • 2 hours minimum per class
      • Schedule according to your availability between 8:30am and 9pm

    Costs: See private courses

Attention: Your prior knowledge of French is important. You must take an evaluation test before we are able to confirm your registration for the TEFaQ preparation course.

Cost of evaluation test to enter a preparation course: $25. This amount will automatically be deducted from your registration fee if you decide to complete your training with ALC.

Are you hesitating? Do you think you might not have enough language skills? Come take a mock test. This test is based on a real test and will enable you to judge the challenges for yourself. Afterwards, you can make a better-informed decision and see if more training is required.

Cost of a mock test: between $40 and $80, depending on the number of tests required for the exam.

These mock tests are also available to those wishing to see if they will pass the TEF without having to register for any training. They allow you to visualize the test structure, thereby making you more prepared for the test, even if your language skills are sufficient to pass.

Samples questions to TEFaQ

Expression
Orale

Comprehension
Orale

Expression
Ecrite

Comprehension
Ecrite

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