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TEFaQ (Test d'évaluation du français adapté au Québec) - Preparation Course - Oral Test

TEFaQ Test Preparation is a six-week course that prepares participants for the TEFaQ test.

Offered through McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies, the TEFaQ Test preparation course focuses on developing two oral competencies: oral expression and listening comprehension. TEFaQ participants will work on enhancing and enriching their general oral communicative skills, and will acquire, among other things, essential strategies for test-taking including time management and expected outcomes.

Program characteristics:

  • 36 hours over 6 weeks
  • $395*
  • Class and lab-based instruction
  • Various practice and test simulation sessions
  • Communicative strategies and techniques
  • Oral interview practice
  • Pronunciation workshops
  • A stimulating learning environment

* This price does not include registration fees for the test.


Upcoming sessions:
September 23 – October 30, 2014: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
January 20 – February 26, 2015: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
April 14 –  May 21 , 2015: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
July 14 –  August 20, 2015: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
September 22 – October 29, 2015: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Registration is now OPEN!

Registration Requirements & Information

To be eligible to this course, students must have an intermediate level in French which can be proven by one of these following documents*:

  • A recognized test certifying an intermediate level (B2 or equivalent)
  • A transcript from a language school with a clearly identified level
  • Any document proving that the candidate has followed a minimum of 350 hours of instruction in French as a second language.
  • In the case of missing or no documentation, the candidate will have to write the McGill Entrance Placement Test in order to verify his/her language level.
    *These documents have to be:
    • attached to the registration
    • translated into either French, English or Spanish;
    • dated

Please note that a minimum number of 12 people will be required to open this course. Should the minimum number not be met, the University reserves the right not to open it, with a one week notice.

***Please make sure to submit all of these documents at the time of registration (at the latest, two weeks before the course begins). Documents sent after registration will not be accepted.

For more information about the program, please contact:

Department of Language & Intercultural Communication
McGill University School of Continuing Studies
688 Sherbrooke W., Suite 1181
Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1, Canada
Telephone: 514-398-2681
Email: tefaq [dot] scs [at] mcgill [dot] ca