Tcf


Description and structure  |  Prices and schedule for 2016  |  Results  |  How to register  |  How to prepare

Description and structure

TCF: Test de Connaissance du Français / French Language Test. It allows non-native speakers of French to obtain a simple, effective and precise evaluation of their skills in comprehension and expression.

A1

A2

B1

B2

C1

C2

100-199 points

200-299 points

300-399 points

400-499 points

500-599 points

600-699 points

For further information about TCF, visit the CIEP website.

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Prices and schedule for 2017

Prices*

1 compulsory examination: $185. It includes:

2 optional examinations: $100 each.

* Prices may change at some point during the year.

Schedule

Unless clearly advised otherwise, all exams are organised at our St Kilda location. We reserve the right to add extra days for each session.

Please note that candidates will not be able to choose their examination date. They will receive an email one week before the test at the latest to inform them of the precise day and time of their examinations.

SESSIONs REGISTRATION
CLOSING DATES
FEBURARY 2017

Tuesday 14 & Wednesday 15 February

CLOSED

SEPTEMBER 2017

Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 September

Tue 29 August, 5pm.


Results

Results are sent to the test centre within 15 working days of receipt of the examination papers by the CIEP. After this, you will then receive an email advising you to come and pick up your certificate. If you cannot come and pick it up, we can arrange to have them sent to you: you will need to provide us with an A4 Registered Post envelop with your name and address on it.


How to register

  1. Read through the information on this page and the Guidelines for photographs carefully.

  2. Download the registration form, fill it in and email it back along with an electronic version of a passport photo (following the Guidelines) to Marion Nouvel at coursecoordinator@afmelbourne.com.au.

  3. You will receive an email confirming your registration.

  4. You will receive your test schedule by email one week before the examinations at the latest.

  5. If you have any questions, please contact Marion Nouvel on 03 9525 3463 or coursecoordinator@afmelbourne.com.au.


How to prepare

  1. Group courses: we offer group courses from A1 to C2 levels in St Kilda and in the CBD. Not sure what your level is? Click here to fill in our quick online assessment request form and a tutor will contact you to discuss course options.

  2. Private tuition: personalised training and flexible scheduling, private tuition is a great way to get ready before your exam. Visit our website for more details or contact Isabelle at privatetuition@afmelbourne.com.au.

  3. Resources:

    1. Radio France International: practice for the listening examination.

    2. Didier FLE: online activities to prepare for TCF.

    3. TV5 Monde: online activities to prepare for TCF.

    4. CIEP: a list of useful resources.

    5. Our multimedia library also stocks a variety of books to help you prepare for the TCF.

    6. Not sure what your level is? Take this free online self-assessment created by the CIEP and RFI (page in French).


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St Kilda branch:
51 Grey Street, ST KILDA
VICTORIA 3182 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

Postal Address:
PO Box 2042,
ST KILDA WEST, VICTORIA 3182
AUSTRALIA

St Kilda branch opening hours:
Mon - Fri: 9am to 7pm (switchboard/reception: 9.30am to 6.30pm)
Sat: 9am to 6pm (switchboard/reception: 9am to 5.30pm)

How to find us:
Trams: 16, 96, Fitzroy Street
3, 5, 64, 67 St Kilda Junction (3, 64, 67 Alma Road)
Car park available
Wheelchair access

City branch:
Level 13, 55 Swanston St, MELBOURNE
VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA
Tel : 03 9525 3463
Fax : 03 9525 5064
E-mail: info@afmelbourne.com.au

City branch opening hours:
Mon - Thurs 9am to 1pm & 2pm to 6.30pm
Fri - Sat: 9am to 12pm & 1pm to 6pm

How to find us:
Trams: 1, 3, 3a, 5, 6, 8, 11, 16, 42, 48, 64, 67, 72, 109
& 112 running down Swanston St (stop: Collins St/Swanston St)
Trains: Flinders St Station is 1 block away