The TFI (Test de Français international) is required as an entrance exam to many universities and colleges in order to follow a program in French.
The TFI has become a classic among French language tests and is one of the few tests that does not include Oral Expression or Written Expression!
Don't wait for HR to ask you to validate your French knowledge, add a plus to your CV and immediately insert your TFI score, the interview will be even more positive!
What does the TFI test look like?
The TFI has only one version: paper test
The TFI offers 3 sections separated into 2 parts: Listening and Reading
The TFI test lasts approximately 2 hours and takes place in two sections including the administrative part:
• Oral Comprehension: 42 minutes
• Written Comprehension: 68 minutes
TFI test scores are correlated on the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) for levels A1 to C1.
The test examines oral and written comprehension skills and uses common everyday vocabulary, key phrases and expressions that reflect real-world tasks.
The persons tested do not need to have any particular knowledge beyond that of a person who uses written and oral French in daily activities at a level between B2 and C1 Some colleges or universities require an essay to the internal in addition to the TFI.