tecfee preparation

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).

online registration - TEF preparation
register online - reserve your place for the exam

COVID-19 = TEF registration online only

ALC Montreal now offers you the possibility to register online and choose the day and time of the exams.

How to do?

1) You complete the online form here

2) You choose the day and the time slot for each event

3) You choose a payment method to validate your registration

Before registering read the Newsletter carefully

Preparation for TECFÉE

Bet on professionals, when your future depends on your success !!!

The TECFÉE preparation course ALC Montreal, will address both parts of the test, the quiz portion and the essay portion with instruction from specialists, using in-depth teaching tools and effective revision strategies. An evaluation of your progress and exam simulations guarantee 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 previous level in written French is important, you must pass a specific assessment test  before we can confirm your registration in the TECFEE 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 group course: 36 hours of academic courses

Course description

3 to 5 students / class

Guarantee of intensive learning and individual follow-up and appropriate supervision.

18 H group academic courses

Guaranteed to be ready to write correctly and according to the criteria of TECFEE, the writing of 350 words  - Lexical spelling  and grammatical - development of syntax and grammar - revision of punctuation

18 H group academic courses

Guaranteed to pass the test of the Linguistic Code 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 3 full test (s)

Guarantee that you will pass the TECFÉE by obtaining the required score based on your real skills

Formula in private classes

For a personalized preparation according to your needs and availabilities

  • 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

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

Cost of the screening test

25 $ (this amount will be deducted from the registration fees if you register in our academy) This evaluation test is only free for students who register at our academy and is deductible from the registration fees. the record.

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")