Preparation for exams

At ALC, prepare for your exams!

Whether you are learning English, French or Spanish, you can prepare at our academy for international language tests either to receive a certification, or to enter a university or other institution, or to boost your CV and showcase your language skills in the professional world.

French language exams


Quebec office of the French language

Who must take the OQLF exam? Professionals ! Doctors - Lawyers - Pharmacists - Veterinarians - Accountants and others. Professional orders can only issue permits to people who have a knowledge of the official language appropriate to the practice of their profession. (Charter of the French language, art. 35) This is why this exam must be prepared in a way that is adapted to each person's respective professional sector. Preparatory courses

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International French test

The TFI (Test International de Français) is for non-French speakers wishing to have their level of French certified. Like the TOEIC for the English language, the TFI focuses on everyday French as well as the world of work. This is one of the reasons why some universities or institutions require it for their admissions.

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French knowledge test

The TEF (French Knowledge Test) is an internationally recognized general French test whose objective, unlike the TFI which focuses on the professional world and daily life, is to assess the general level based on all the language skills. It is therefore often requested by universities and other institutions.

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French evaluation test in Quebec

The TEFaQ is a version adapted to Quebec of the TEF (Test d'Évaluation de Français). This is the test required by the Ministry of Immigration and Cultural Communities of Quebec for people wishing to emigrate to Quebec. Focused on comprehension and oral expression, this test is mainly oriented towards the world of work.

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French qualification test

This is a qualification test in written French developed to measure the quality of written French of candidates for a teaching position within a school board. This test is now recognized in several school boards in Quebec. It consists of two parts: an essay and a questionnaire on grammar and spelling.

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Certification test in written French for teaching

The Certification Test in Written French for Teaching (TECFEE) is divided into two parts. The first includes the writing of a 350-word text and the other, about sixty multiple-choice questions on spelling, syntax, punctuation and vocabulary.

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English language exams

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Test of english as a foreign language

The TOEFL (Test Of English as a Foreign Language) iBT (Internet Based Testing) is the test required by American and Canadian universities as well as many other institutions for non-English speaking students making it one of the English tests most popular in the world. This aims to assess the language skills of the student in a university context, but it should be noted that many companies turn to this exam to know the language skills of their future employees.

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Test of english for international communication

The TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication), unlike the TOEFL which aims to measure the ability to integrate into a university world, was designed for the business world, that is to say companies more globally. Large companies require it to face competition by hiring people with the language skills related to their position. Many government agencies also require the TOEIC certificate. Some universities are based on the TOEIC depending on the courses chosen.

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International english language testing system

If American universities turn to the TOEFL for university entrance exams, European universities, themselves or other institutions, prefer to ask for the International English Language Testing System which focuses on "international" English, it is i.e. British, American, Australian etc. But the IELTS is also the English test required in the file of those who wish to immigrate to an English-speaking country, especially to Canada.

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Spanish language exams

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Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language

Issued by the Cervantes Institute, the DELE (Diploma of Spanish in a Foreign Language) is internationally recognized and therefore allows you to receive worldwide certification of your mastery of the language, above all for those who wish to work or study. in a Spanish-speaking country. It is the only test for non-Spanish speakers certified by the Spanish government.

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