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 23 March 2019
Venue: LT-215,Telford Annex, Kowloon Bay, Community College of City University of Hong Kong
Registration deadline: 15 February 2019 (Friday)
Test Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Test duration: 1:30'
TCF test fees: HK$900
Who recognises the test?
The TCF testing system was developed by CIEP and commissioned by
the French education ministry. It is recognized by French and Canadian
university authorities as well as by university-level language centers
and institutions specialized in French language learning in France
and around the world.
The grading scale used to evaluate candidate's language proficiency
has been translated into eleven languages in order to give education
institutions and employers a precise benchmark of the certificate
Why take the test?
For a variety of reasons!
Personal. Obtain an evaluation of your speaking,
writing and comprehension skills in French. The TCF provides a snapshot
of your proficiency in French at the time you take the test.
Work. The TCF certificate is a benchmark of your
language abilities and may be used to endorse job applications or
applications for internal promotion.
Study. The certification process is designed according
to international standards and is recognized by universities as
meeting French language requirements for entry.
What is the content of the test?
The TCF is a multiple-choice test divided
into 3 sections:
Grammatical structures (20mn)
The candidates will receive a certificate of their TCF results.
How to prepare for it?
You can listen to audio recordings, read, do language exercises, watch audio-visual documents, French TV and practice on the Internet. In particular, you can complete training sessions on line on the TCF page of TV5 website: http://www.tv5.org/cms/chaine-francophone/enseigner-apprendre-francais/TCF-FLE/p-6817-Accueil-TCF.htm
For detailed information and examples of past examination papers please go the TCF section of the CIEP website or follow this link: http://www.ciep.fr/en/tcf/tcf.php
How to register for the TCF:
Registration fees have to be paid in HK$ (cheque)
to the order of: Community College of City University
Please send/deliver the cheque to Mr Gary Lau, 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 8695) on or before the 15 February 2019.
To register, please provide the following information (copy it and
send it to firstname.lastname@example.org Delphine BOUCHONNET ,BA Keele, MA Limoges, DAEFLE Alliance Franšaise, Paris) on or before the 15 February 2019 (Friday)
I would like to sit for the TCF:
Date of birth (MM/DD/YYYY):
Birth place (country):
Nationality (passport): Hong Kong (BNO) / HK (SAR)/ Chinese passport/other?
Mother tongue (s): Cantonese/Mandarin/other?
For any queries, please contact:
Gary Lau - 3442 8695/ 3442 9729