TEF Practice

Prepare for your TEF Canada Language testing

Created in 1958, Le français des affaires is a historical player and a pioneer in certification and training in French for professional purposes.

At the heart of the economic world, Le français des affaires benefits from the proximity of the 670,000 companies represented by CCI Paris Ile-de-France . It is also part of the professional training system of the CCI Paris Ile-de-France, unique in its kind, bringing together 15 schools, in which 36,000 young people are trained, including 16,700 apprentices, and 30,000 adults in training. continues every year.

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For immigration and citizenship application procedures, the Federal Government of Canada requests proof of the applicants’ linguistic knowledge of French.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has recognized the TEF for these purposes since 2002. The TEF format that applies to these procedures is TEF Canada.

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You are preparing to take the Test for Evaluating French? The French for Business training tutorials are designed just for you!

You will find a presentation of the different parts of the tests with videos and examples of activities to help you practice.

What are the examinations?
1 test, 5 examinations:

Oral comprehension (CO) 40 min – 60 questions – 360 points
Reading comprehension (CE) 60 min – 50 questions – 300 points
Oral expression (EO) 15 min – 2 subjects to be covered – 450 points
Written Expression (EE) 60 min – 2 subjects to be covered – 450 points
Vocabulary and Syntax (LS) 30 min – 40 questions – 240 points

The TEF is conducted electronically or on paper at certain testing centres.


  • Reading comprehension – Practice Demo


  • Written Expression – Practice Demo


  • Oral expression – Practice Demo
  • Oral comprehension – Practice Demo
  • Vocabulary and Syntax – Practice Demo

Source: lefrancaisdesaffaires.fr/en

Created in 1998 by the Paris Ile-de-France CCI, the Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) is an international benchmark test that measures your level of knowledge and skills in French. Results are valid for two years.

The TEF is officially recognized by:

  • the French Ministry of Education
  • the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
  • the French Ministry of the Interior
  • the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada
  • the Quebec Ministry of Immigration, Francisation and Integration
  • the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration

The TEF consists of 5 tests:

  • Oral comprehension (CO)
  • Written comprehension (CE)
  • Oral Expression (EO)
  • Written Expression (EE)
  • Vocabulary and syntax (LS)


  • Which examinations correspond to which test?
  • How is the TEF evaluated?


  • How do I register?
  • Further details (Q&A)

Source: TEF Website

Any high-quality course for learning the French language will help you improve your skills and get a better score in the TEF.

The following are sample papers and sound bites.


  • Reading Sample
  • Vocabulary and Structure Sample


  • Writing Sample


  • Speaking Sample


  • Listening


  • Q- 1 à 4_Consignes
  • Q-1 à 4
  • Q-5 à 8_Consignes
  • Q-5 et 6
  • Q-7 et 8
  • Q-9 à 12_Consignes
  • Q-9 et 10
  • Q-13 et 14_Consignes
  • Q-13
  • Q-14
  • Q-15 à 20_Consignes
  • Q-15
  • Q-16
  • Q-17
  • Q-18
  • Q-19
  • Q-20
  • Q-21 à 24_Consignes
  • Q-23_et_24
  • Q-25 à 27_Consignes
  • Q-25
  • Q-26
  • Q-27

Source: lefrancaisdesaffaires.fr/en

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