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
November Complete :November 28 and/or
November 29 (*)
November 15
November Compulsory :November 30 November 15
January Complete :January 10 and/or
January 11 (*)
December 14
January Compulsory :January 12 December 14
Febrary Complete :February 7 and/or
February 8 (*)
January 23
Febrary Compulsory :February 9 January 23
March Complete :March 7 and/or
March 8 (*)
February 23
March Compulsory :March 9 February 23

(*) 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
December December 12 and/or
December 13 (*)
November 29
January January 25 and/or
January 26 (*)
January 15
Febrary February 22 and/or
February 23 (*)
February 7
March March 22 and/or
March 23 (*)
March 8

(*) 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
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
January January 16 and/or
January 17 (*)
January 9
January January 31 and/or
February 1 (*)
December 14
Febrary February 13 and/or
February 14 (*)
January 31
Febrary February 28 and/or
March 1 (*)
February 1
March March 13 and/or
March 14 (*)
February 28
March March 28 and/or
March 29 (*)
February 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
December December 7 and/or
December 8 (*)
November 21
January January 23 and/or
January 24 (*)
January 11
Febrary February 20 and/or
February 21 (*)
February 6
March March 20 and/or
March 21 (*)
March 8

(*) 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
December December 1 November 22
January January 18 and/or
January 19 (*)
January 9
Febrary February 15 and/or
February 16 (*)
February 1
March March 15 and/or
March 16 (*)
March 1

(*) 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)

 

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 €