TFI Overview

Posted: January 23, 2013
TFI Overview

The Test de fran├žais international evaluates the French level of non-francophones. This multiple choice test assesses a candidate's ability to understand, speak, read and write French as it is used in the international workplace.

The Test de français international evaluates the French level of non-francophones. This multiple choice test assesses a candidate's ability to understand, speak, read and write French as it is used in the international workplace.

 

A classroom tool

By using the TFI test teachers can:

  • Place students in appropriate levels.
  • Evaluate the proficiency of students at different stages in their courses.
  • Increase motivation by setting clear course objectives.

Language schools and faculties can use the TFI to demonstrate the value of their programs. Students can add their TFI score and description to their résumés.

 

A unique reference for human resources professionals

The TFI test can help Directors to:

  • Identify language needs in their companies
  • Determine the French level required for specific positions
  • Develop training programs
  • Identify those employees who require training
  • Monitor return on investment
  • Hire and promote

Easy to use

The TFI test is reliable, easy to administer and affordable. It is a standardized test that represents an objective external measure of proficiency. The TFI test is an international standard for French language assessment.

 

Test Description

 

Section I -- Listening 42 Minutes
I - Question-Answer 40 Questions
II - Short Dialogues 30 Questions
III - Short Conversations 20 Questions
   
Section II -- Reading 68 Minutes
IV - Error Identification 25 Questions
V - Incomplete Sentences 25 Questions
VI - Comprehension 40 Questions
   
Total Length 1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Total Questions 180

 

The TFI test is a product of Educational Testing Service (ETS), developer of psychometric tests such as the SAT, TOEFL and TOEIC.

 

Follow this link to obtain a TFI Examinee Handbook:

http://www.etscanada.ca/pdf/fr/TFI_ExamineeHandbook.pdf