Test d’évaluation du français or TEF is a general assessment examination that determines the level of knowledge and skills in French of both francophones and non-francophones.
The objective of this test is to evaluate your French skills from the scale of level 1 (most basic skills) to level 12 (complete fluency). According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), This scale consists of:
6 competency levels that are divided into three level groups:
• A (Basic User): A1 (Beginner) and A2 (Elementary)
• B (Independent User): B1 (Intermediate) and B2 (Upper-intermediate)
• C (Proficient User): C1 (Advanced) and C2 (Proficiency)
12 levels of the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB/NCLC):
Click below to see what are you expected to know regarding Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing from each level.