French language courses for adults in Paris




Assessment - Certificates


  • Before arrival: ACCORD staff members will help you choose your course and accommodation. You can begin your French course in France any Monday (except for beginners or on bank holidays).
  • The right course for you: ACCORD ensures that the course is perfect for the students based on his/her needs and requirements.
  • On arrival: On the first day of your stay at ACCORD, you will take a written and oral test in order to assess your level of French. An interview with an examiner ensures that your needs are addressed and that you get the best possible information regarding your course.
  • During your stay: Throughout your stay, you are welcome to discuss your progress with the Director of Studies and/or assistants. Depending on your progress and based on the teachers’ assessment of your level, you may be moved to a higher level during your course.
  • On departure: On your final day at ACCORD, you will be given a certificate stating the number of hours of attendance. If you so wish, you may also receive an assessment certificate including a detailed analysis of your progress and your competence in the language.

French Examinations and Diplomas


ACCORD School is an exam preparation centre for the DELF and DALF exam. To register for the DELF and DALF exams, you have to contact Alliance Française, the official exam centre for the DELF and DALF.

Pour vous inscrire à un examen dans notre centre, c'est très simple !
Il vous suffit de :

1 - Remplir et envoyer votre bulletin d'inscription à l'adresse booking@accord-langues.com
2 - Dés réception de votre bulletin, un lien sécurisé de paiement vous sera envoyé sur votre adresse mail
3 - Dés réception de votre paiement une confirmation d’inscription vous sera envoyé par mail.

Vous recevrez par voie postale, environ 1 semaine avant la date de votre examen, votre convocation officielle vous indiquant votre horaire indicatif de passage.

ACCORD French Language School can prepare you to take the following French exams:

TCF: Test de Connaissance du Français
The TCF is an official exam that allows you to either take the DELF or DALF depending on your grade at the exam. All our intensive courses will prepare you sufficiently for this exam which does not require any specific language training.
Accord Language School is an examination centre for the TCF.

Dates for exams TCF (validation level)

PAPER Closing COMPUTER (*) Closing
October Complete :October 4 and/or
October 5 (*)
September 20
October Compulsory :October 6 September 20
November Complete :November 2 October 18
November Compulsory :November 3 October 18
November Complete :November 28 and/or
November 29 (*)
November 15
November Compulsory :November 30 November 15

(*) L'épreuve se déroule au centre d'examen sur un ordinateur
 
(*) Vous pourriez être convoqué(e) sur un jour ou sur deux jours. Cette information sera précisée sur la convocation envoyée par courrier.

To register for the TCF, download the form here


The TCF pour le Quebec:
Quebec’s Ministry of Education and Cultural Communities require the TCF pour le Quebec (an adaptation of the TCF) for a visa application to Quebec. In this test, candidates are examined on their oral comprehension and expression only. Candidates receive a certificate stating their results which is valid for one year in case of visa application.
ACCORD Language School is an examination centre for the TCF.

TCF Québec

PAPER Closing COMPUTER (*) Closing
September September 26 and/or
September 27 (*)
September 14
October October 26 and/or
October 27 (*)
October 11
November November 21 and/or
November 22 (*)
November 7
December December 12 and/or
December 13 (*)
November 29

(*) L'épreuve se déroule au centre d'examen sur un ordinateur
 
(*) Vous pourriez être convoqué(e) sur un jour ou sur deux jours. Cette information sera précisée sur la convocation envoyée par courrier.
To register for the TCF pour le Québec, download the form here


TCF ANF ( accès à la nationalité française)
From January 1st 2012, individuals applying for French citizenship must have proof of their level of spoken French being equal to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
Applicants with DELF B1 or B2 or DALF C1 or C2 do not need to take this test.
Those with a general TCF certificate who have taken the oral expression test and achieved level B1 or higher in both the oral comprehension and oral expression tests do not have to take the TCF ANF - accès à la nationalité française test.
ACCORD is an official exam centre for the TCF ANF - accès à la nationalité française.

TCF ANF (Access to French Nationality)

PAPER Closing COMPUTER (*) Closing
September September 28 and/or
September 29 (*)
August 31
October October 10 and/or
October 11 (*)
September 27
October October 24 and/or
October 25 (*)
September 26
November November 8 and/or
November 9 (*)
October 26
November November 23 and/or
November 24 (*)
October 26
December December 5 and/or
December 6 (*)
November 8
December December 14 and/or
December 15 (*)
November 28

(*) L'épreuve se déroule au centre d'examen sur un ordinateur
 
(*) Vous pourriez être convoqué(e) sur un jour ou sur deux jours. Cette information sera précisée sur la convocation envoyée par courrier.
To register for the TCF ANF, download the form here





 

The TEF Canada:
The TEF Canada has been designed by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion (MIDI) of Quebec for all economic immigration programmes which require proof of language proficiency.

The TEF Canada test is also considered an acceptable language proof to apply for Canadian citizenship.

The TEF Canada assesses your oral and written skills in French:
1. Oral comprehension: 40 minutes – 60 questions
2. Written comprehension: 60 minutes – 50 questions
3. Oral expression: 15 minutes – 2 subjects
4. Written expression: 60 minutes – 2 subjects

 

PAPER Closing COMPUTER (*) Closing
October October 18 and/or
October 19 (*)
October 4
November November 15 and/or
November 16 (*)
October 30
December December 7 and/or
December 8 (*)
November 21

(*) L'épreuve se déroule au centre d'examen sur un ordinateur
 
(*) Vous pourriez être convoqué(e) sur un jour ou sur deux jours. Cette information sera précisée sur la convocation envoyée par courrier.

To register for the TEF Canada, download the form here.



The TEFaQ:
Test d’Evaluation du Français adapté au Québec New!
Quebec’s Ministry of Education and Cultural Communities require the TCFaQ or the TEFaQ for a visa application to Quebec. In this test, candidates are examined on their oral comprehension and expression only. Candidates receive a certificate stating their results which is valid for one year in case of visa application.
Accord Language School is an examination centre for the TEFaQ.

Schedule TEFaQ


PAPER Closing COMPUTER (*) Closing
October October 12 and/or
October 13 (*)
September 28
November November 7 October 25
December December 1 November 22

(*) L'épreuve se déroule au centre d'examen sur un ordinateur
 
(*) Vous pourriez être convoqué(e) sur un jour ou sur deux jours. Cette information sera précisée sur la convocation envoyée par courrier.
To register for the TEFaQ, download the form here.



 

D.E.L.F.: (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française).
Taking our intensive course will prepare you sufficiently for this exam which requires no specific training.
The DELF is an official diploma from the French Ministry for Education.


D.A.L.F. (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française).
Students with this diploma do not need to take any language exams for university entrance. The DALF is an official diploma from the French Ministry of Education.

 

DELF DALF EXAM Schedule

 

Exams Dates Registration by post

Registration must be done at the Alliance Française (Mon - Fri, 9:30am to noon and 2pm to 4.30pm)

A1
Collective
October 18
September 8
September 15
Individual
October 17
A2
Collective
October 18
Individual
October 17
B1
Collective
October 19
Individual
October 24
B2
Collective
October 19
Individual
October 25
C1
Collective
October 20
Individual
October 26
C2
Collective
October 20
Individual
October 23

 

Exam price TCF 2017

TCF ANF « Paper exam » Certification within 3 weeks to 4 weeks 117 €
TCF ANF SO (Sur Ordinateur) Certification within 2 weeks to 3 weeks 127 €

 

TCF General public « Paper exam » Compulsory exams only 100 €
Additional written exam 65 €
Additional oral exam 85 €
Complete (compulsary + 2 additional exams) 195 €
TCF General public SO
(Computer exam)
Compulsory exams only 150 €
Complete (compulsary + 2 additional exams) 250 €

 

TCF Québec « Paper exam» Oral comprehension and oral expression tests 100 €
Oral comprehension and written expression tests 100 €
Oral comprehension and written comprehension tests 100 €
Oral expression and written expression tests 100 €
Oral comprehension + Oral expression + Written expression tests 127 €
Oral comprehension + Oral expression + Written comprehension tests 127 €
Full TCF Quebec 198 €

 

TCF Québec SO (Computer exam) Oral comprehension and oral expression tests 150 €
Oral comprehension + Oral expression + Written expression tests 195 €
Oral comprehension + Oral expression + Written comprehension tests 195 €
Full exam certificat within 2 weeks 245 €

 

Exam price TEF 2017

Attestation sous 4 à 6 semaines

 

Full exam certificat within 2 weeks 190 €
TEF Canada SO (Computer exam) 4 inseparable tests
Oral comprehension
Written comprehension
Written expression
Oral expression
195 €
TEFAQ SO (Computer exam) Oral comprehension and oral expression 105 €