INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

The Alliance Française de Philadelphie is an official examination center that provides:

  • The TCF TP  (Test de Connaissance du Français Tout Public ): NEXT SESSION: October 11, 2019 & November 25, 2019
  • The TCF-ANF (Test de Connaissance du Francais pour l'Accès à la Nationalité Française): NEXT SESSION: December 2, 2019
  • The TCF-QUEBEC (Test de Connaissance du Français pour le Québec): NEXT SESSION: November 21, 2019
  • The admission test and final exam for the DAEFLE (Diplôme d'Aptitude à l'Enseignement du Français Langue Etrangère).
  • Starting January 2020, DELF-DALF for levels A1 - A2 - B1 - B2 - C1 - C2.
You will find more information about the different tests on the site officiel du ciep. This website also provides examples of written and spoken expression

    Preparing the TCF examination:

    Whether French is your mother tongue or not, it is important to be well acquainted with the style of the examination in order to succeed. You can take classes with an instructor for a better preparation


    Ressources to practice with samples of tests:

    Please consult useful links and books below:


    TCF

    TEST DE CONNAISSANCE DU FRANCAIS

    NEXT SESSION: October 11, 2019 & November 25, 2019.

    The TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français), designed by the CIEP (Centre International d'Etudes Pédagogiques) is the French language test awarded by the French Ministry of Education.

    The TCF has been established for non-French-speakers who, for professional, academic or personal reasons, need to have their competency in French assessed and certified reliably and by way of a recognized test.


    Presentation of the examination

    The TCF is composed of 3 compulsory examinations and 2 optional examinations.

    The 3 compulsory examinations (80 questions) - 1h30


     Parts of the compulsory examination
     Number of questions
     Time
     Listening comprehension  30 questions  25 minutes
     Use of language structures  20 questions  20 minutes
     Reading comprehension  30 questions  45 minutes

    The 2 optional examinations: 2h

    - spoken expression: 15 minutes
    - written expression: 1h45

    Registration

    To register, please download and complete the following form and mail or email it to the Alliance Française at least one month prior to the exam.

    Registration closes a month before the schedule exam date.



    Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie: 1420 Walnut Street - Suite 700 - Philadelphia, PA 19102
    email: alliance@afphila.com

    Results
    The results are available a month after the receipt of the examination papers by the CIEP.
    The Alliance Française will then give to the candidate an official certificate of results.

    Cost
    The price of the TCF test is $200 for members of the Alliance Française de Philadelphie.
    The price of the TCF test is $220 for non-members of the Alliance Française de Philadelphie.

    The price of the 2 optional examinations of the TCF is $50 per examination.

    The examination fee is not refundable once registered.


    **Tutoring for the TCF exam's preparation**

    If you need to get prepared for your TCF exam, we offer tutoring to train and improve your French linguistic skills before passing the exam. For further information, please contact the Alliance Française at 215 735 5283 to schedule classes with our teacher in charge of the TCF exams.


    TCF-ANF

    Test de Connaissance du Francais pour l'accès à la Nationalité Française

    NEXT SESSION: December 2, 2019

    The TCF-ANF (Test de Connaissance du Francais pour l'accès à la Nationalité Française), designed by the CIEP (Centre International d'Etudes Pédagogiques) is a French language test awarded by the French Ministry of Education, established for persons wishing to acquire French nationality.

    The certificate of “TCF pour l’accès à la nationalité française”  cannot be used for admission to a French university or to complete a request for emigration to Québec.

    Presentation of the examination

    The TCF-ANF is composed of 2 compulsory examinations.

    The 2 compulsory examinations (36 questions) - 45 minutes

     Parts of the compulsory examination
     Number of questions
     Time
     Listening comprehension  30 questions  30 minutes
     Individual oral expression   6 questions  15 minutes
    with an evaluator


    Registration

    To register, please download and complete the following form and mail or email it to the Alliance Française at least one month prior to the exam.

    Registration closes a month before the schedule exam date.


    Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie: 1420 Walnut Street - Suite 700 - Philadelphia, PA 19102

    email: alliance@afphila.com

    Results
    The results will be available one month after the receipt of the examination papers by the CIEP. The Alliance Française will then give to the candidate an official certificate of results.

    Cost The price of the TCF-ANF test is $250 for members of the Alliance Française de Philadelphie.
    The price of the TCF-ANF test is $270 for non-members of the Alliance Française de Philadelphie.
         

    The examination fee is not refundable once registered.

    Preparing the examination

    **Tutoring for the TCF exam's preparation**

    If you need to get prepared for your TCF exam, we offer tutoring to train and improve your French linguistic skills before passing the exam. For further information, please contact the Alliance Française at 215 735 5283 to schedule classes with our teacher in charge of the TCF exams.



    TCF FOR QUEBEC

    TEST DE CONNAISSANCE DU FRANCAIS POUR LE QUEBEC

    NEXT SESSION: November 21, 2019

    The Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie is an approved "TCF for Quebec" Test Centre.

    The "TCF pour le Québec", or TCF for Quebec, has been specially designed to be consistent with the standards of the Ministry of Immigration (MICC) of Quebec, and is only intended for people wishing to settle in Quebec.

    Presentation

    The TCF for Quebec consists of three examinations:

    Parts of the examination
    Number of questions
    Duration of examination
    Listening comprehension
    Written comprehension
    30 questions 30 minutes
    Spoken expression 6 questions 15 minutes
    with an evaluator
    Written expression

       

    The TCF for Quebec certificate is only valid for an immigration application for Quebec.

    Registration
    To register, please download and complete the following form and mail or email it to the Alliance Française, at least one month prior to the exam.

    Registration closes a month before the schedule exam date.



    Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie: 1420 Walnut Street - Suite 700 - Philadelphia, PA 19102
    email: alliance@afphila.com

    Cost
    The price of the TCF test is $200 for members of the Alliance Française de Philadelphie.
    The price of the TCF test is $220 for non-members of the Alliance Française de Philadelphie.

    The price of the 2 optional examinations of the TCF is $50 per examination.

    The examination fee is not refundable once registered.
                                            

    Certificate avaibility

    The certificate will be available 1 month after the date of the exam.

    CIEP will send the test results to the Ministry of Immigration (MICC) in Quebec directly.

    However the candidate must still include the certificate in the immigration application form.


    Certificate validity

    The certificate is valid for a period of 2 years.


    Preparing the examination


    **Tutoring for the TCF exam's preparation**

    If you need to get prepared for your TCF exam, we offer tutoring to train and improve your French linguistic skills before passing the exam. For further information, please contact the Alliance Française at 215 735 5283 to schedule classes with our teacher in charge of the TCF exams.



    DAEFLE

    DIPLOME D'APTITUDE A L'ENSEIGNEMENT DU FRANCAIS LANGUE ETRANGERE

    L'Alliance Française de Paris Ile de France et le CNED (Centre National d'Enseignement à Distance) ont mis en place un partenariat afin de créer une formation diplômante (initiale ou continue), s'effectuant à distance.


    Cette formation à but professionel s’adresse à toute personne désirant enseigner ou enseignant déjà le français à un public non francophone en France ou à l’étranger et qui souhaite obtenir un diplôme reconnu attestant de leurs capacités à enseigner le francais en tant que langue étrangère.

    Un test obligatoire permettra au candidat d'accéder à la formation. Au terme de celle-ci, un examen final validera l'obtention du DAEFLE.

    Test d'accès à la formation

     Inscriptions
     Épreuves en ligne  Résultats  Inscriptions au CNED
     


     Du 24 septembre au 12 octobre 2018
     Du 29 novembre au 07 decembre 2018
     18 decembre 2018
     A partir de janvier 2019

    Tarif: $ 102.00 USD

    Inscriptions:
    Pour vous inscrire à une session d'épreuves de l'examen final, veuillez télécharger et remplir le formulaire ci-dessous et l'envoyer par voie postale ou par voie éléctronique:  
    • par courrier: 1420 Walnut Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA                           
    • par email: alliance@afphila.com

    Formulaire d'inscription au test d'accès à la formation

    Examen final

     Inscriptions  Date des épreuves  Date des résultats
     Du 23 avril au 11 mai 2018
     Mardi 19 juin 2018, de 9h a 17h
     14 septembre 2018
     Du 22 octobre au 07 novembre 2018
     Mercredi 05 decembre 2018, de 9h a 17h
     04 mars 2019

    Tarif:
    $ 380 USD pour les membres de l'Alliance Française de Philadelphie.
    $ 400 USD pour les non-adhérents à l'Alliance Française de Philadelphie.

    Inscriptions:
    Pour vous inscrire à une session d'épreuves de l'examen final, veuillez télécharger et remplir le formulaire ci-dessous et l'envoyer par voie postale ou par voie éléctronique:  
    • par courrier: 1420 Walnut Street, Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA                           
    • par email: alliance@afphila.com

    Formulaire d'inscription à l'examen final

    Pour de plus amples informations sur le DAEFLE, vous pouvez vous rendre sur le site de l'Alliance Française de Paris Ile de France 


    Alliance Française de Philadelphie
    1420 Walnut Street, Suite 700 Philadelphia, PA 19102
    (215) 735-5283
    alliance@afphila.com
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