Division of
Languages and Communication


TEST DE CONNAISSANCE DU FRANCAIS
(TCF)
The French Section, Division of Languages and Communication is organizing once again the TCF. It is open to anyone interested in taking the test in Hong Kong. If you have any friends/colleagues in others universities, please let them know:

Test date: Saturday 25 March 2017
Venue: LT-203,Telford Annex, Kowloon Bay, Community College of City University of Hong Kong
Registration deadline: 20 February 2017 (Monday)
Test Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Test duration: 1:30'

TCF test fees: HK$850



Who recognises the test?
The TCF testing system was developed by CIEP and commissioned by the French education ministry. It is recognized by French and Canadian university authorities as well as by university-level language centers and institutions specialized in French language learning in France and around the world.
The grading scale used to evaluate candidate's language proficiency has been translated into eleven languages in order to give education institutions and employers a precise benchmark of the certificate holder's abilities.

Why take the test?
For a variety of reasons!
Personal. Obtain an evaluation of your speaking, writing and comprehension skills in French. The TCF provides a snapshot of your proficiency in French at the time you take the test.
Work. The TCF certificate is a benchmark of your language abilities and may be used to endorse job applications or applications for internal promotion.
Study. The certification process is designed according to international standards and is recognized by universities as meeting French language requirements for entry.


What is the content of the test?
The TCF is a multiple-choice test divided into 3 sections:
Listening (25mn)
Grammatical structures (20mn)
Reading (45mn)
The candidates will receive a certificate of their TCF results.

How to prepare for it?
You can listen to audio recordings, read, do language exercises, watch audio-visual documents, French TV and practice on the Internet.
In particular, you can complete training sessions on line on the TCF page of TV5 website: http://www.tv5.org/cms/chaine-francophone/enseigner-apprendre-francais/TCF-FLE/p-6817-Accueil-TCF.htm

For detailed information and examples of past examination papers please go the TCF section of the CIEP website or follow this link: http://www.ciep.fr/en/tcf/tcf.php

How to register for the TCF:
Registration fees have to be paid in HK$ (cheque) to the order of: Community College of City University
Please send/deliver the cheque to Miss River Wong, Room 6320, Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Tel: 3442 9692) on or before the 20 February 2017.
To register, please provide the following information (copy it and send it to vbouchon@cityu.edu.hk Delphine BOUCHONNET ,BA Keele, MA Limoges, DAEFLE Alliance Franšaise, Paris) on or before the 20 February 2017 (Monday)

I would like to sit for the TCF:
Family name:
First name:
Date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY):
Male/Female:
Birth place (country):
Nationality (passport): Hong Kong (BNO) / HK (SAR)/ Chinese passport/other?
Mother tongue (s): Cantonese/Mandarin/other?

For any queries, please contact:
River Wong-3442 9692/ 3442 9729
touwong@cityu.edu.hk