INTERNATIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

The Alliance Française de Philadelphie is an official examination center that provides 4 different tests:

  • the TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français); NEXT SESSION: July 28, 2018 -9:00am
  • the TCF-ANF (Test de Connaissance du Francais pour l'accès à la Nationalité Française); NEXT SESSION: July 7, 2018 -9:00am
  • the TCF-QUEBEC (Test de Connaissance du Français pour le Québec); NEXT SESSION: June 16, 2018 -9:00am
  • the DAEFLE (Diplôme d'Aptitude à l'Enseignement du Français Langue Etrangère).

Preparing the 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. Please consult useful links and books below:

TCF

TEST DE CONNAISSANCE DU FRANCAIS

NEXT SESSION: July 28, 2018

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

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.


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

Registration form TCF

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


**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

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

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.

Registration

To register, please download and complete the following form and mail or email it to the Alliance Française, once month prior to the exam.
Registration form TCF-ANF


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

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 SESSIONS: June 16, 2018

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 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.

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


Registration
To register, please download and complete the following form and mail or email it to the Alliance Française, once month prior to the exam.
Registration form TCF-Québec

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


**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 19 mars au 06 avril 2018
 Du 22 au 31 mai 2018
 12 juin 2018
 A partir de juillet 2018
 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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