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TEF Canada / TEFaQ Test Preparation Course – Oral Communication

This six-week course prepares participants for the TEF Canada / TEFaQ Test. The TEF Canada / TEFaQ is a French language proficiency test recognized by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Diversité et de l’Inclusion (MIDI)as a measure of proficiency for its Certificat de Sélection du Québec (CSQ) immigration selection process, as well as Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) for its Citizenship application process.

Offered through McGill University’s School of Continuing Studies, the TEF Canada / TEFaQ Test preparation course focuses on developing two oral competencies: oral expression and listening comprehension. TEF Canada / 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
  • Oral interview practice
  • Various practice and test simulation sessions
  • A stimulating learning environment
  • Class and lab-based instruction
  • Pronunciation workshops
  • Communicative strategies and techniques
  • $449*

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


Upcoming sessions:

March 5 - April 11, 2018

16 April - 23 May, 2018

Monday & Wednesdays
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Registration is now OPEN!

Registration Information

Students must have an intermediate level in French.

A short French Oral Communication Placement Test is required. Any interested candidate must email farida.mobarek-hadid [at] to schedule a Placement Test appointment. Tested candidates may register and pay for the course online. Further information regarding the registration and payment procedure will be communicated to you following the placement test.

** Please note that a minimum number of 12 students is required to open this course. Should the minimum number not be met, the University reserves the right to cancel it and will provide one week's notice. Should this be the case, an automated reimbursement will be issued. **

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.scs [at]