Language Testing

Language Testing in the School of Continuing Studies

TEF Canada/TEFaQ

TEF Canada (Test d'évaluation de français)/TEFaQ (Test d'évaluation du français adapté au Québec)

The TEF Canada and TEFaQ are French language proficiency tests recognized by the Ministère de l’Immigration, de la Francisation et de l’Intégration 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 selection process.

The tests contain four sections:

  • Oral Comprehension (40 minutes)
  • Oral Expression (15 minutes)
  • Written Comprehension (60 minutes)
  • Written Expression (60 minutes)

McGill University offers the TEF and the TEFAQ on behalf of the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie de Paris (CCIP). For more information about the TEFaQ, visit our website and/or see the Centre de langue française and the TEFAQ candidate manual. For more information about the TEF Canada, see Centre de langue française and the TEF candidate manual. The University also offers a preparatory course. Please visit our website to find more information about this course.

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