TECFEE preparation course

Preparation for TECFÉE at ALC Montreal

Certification tests in written French for teaching

The Certification Test in Written French for Teaching (TECFÉE) is a test required for teacher training programs.

Being a holder of TECFÉE is a prerequisite for pursuing studies in all teacher training programs at Quebec's French-language universities to obtain a teaching certificate. The purpose of this test is "to ensure the quality of the written language used by candidates for teaching" (extract from the TECFÉE Preparation Guide, CÉFRANC).

Preparation for TECFÉE

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The TECFÉE preparation courseALC Montreal, will tackle the two components of the test, namely the questionnaire part and the writing part with teaching provided by specialists, using in-depth teaching tools and effective revision strategies. An evaluation of your progress and exam simulations guarantee you real progress.

The teachers ofALC Montreal You will learn to master the required knowledge, to approach your exam in a strategic way, to maintain a certain pace and to manage your stress.

Your prior level in written French is important, you must pass a specific evaluation test before we can confirm your registration for the TECFÉE preparation course.

Both parties must be successful to meet the written French requirement for teacher education programs. For each of the two tests, the pass mark is set at 70% in all programs, except for the BEALS and BA in vocational and technical education, where the pass mark is 55 %.

It is therefore essential that you are well trained in order to focus on the essential: the right answers.

That's why ALC Montréal offers you a winning program to ensure success and rapid progress regardless of your professional sector

Formula in private classes

For a personalized preparation according to your needs and your availability - 10am - 15pm - 20pm of your choice Be ready. Put the odds on your side!

The courses at ALC Montreal will ensure you are ready to write correctly and according to TECFÉE criteria, writing 350 words - Lexical and grammatical spelling - development of syntax and grammar - revision of punctuation.

The courses at ALC Montreal will ensure that you pass the Linguistic code test successfully - training to quickly identify a rule - strategic vocabulary review and word definition recognition - ability to identify a faulty element in the sentence.

  • 1 to 5 classes per week
  • 2 class / class hours
  • Timetables according to your availability between 8: 30 and 21: 00

Costs: See private lessons

Caution : Your prior level in written French is important, you must pass an evaluation test before we can confirm your registration for the TECFÉE preparation course.

Sample questions

Here are some examples that may give you a clearer idea of ​​what to expect when you take the TECFÉE

Examples of essential points seen in class to ensure you pass the TECFÉE

The vocabulary used must be precise and varied, so avoid:

- assortment (and not assortment)

- chance (and not hazard)

>> plural

- "people in high places" (top does not take "s")

- lab coat (and not lab coat)

- tires (and not tires)

- digression: deviating from the subject

- metamorphose: completely change

- subsequent: after

- without drums or trumpets: discreetly

- stay the course: keep the same direction

- take the bull by the horns: face the difficulties

- focus on something (not "emphasize")

- a letter of recommendation (and not a "reference letter")