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Learn French in Paris

Founded in 1988, ACCORD Language School, is located on the famous Grands Boulevards in Paris (France), just a few minutes walk from the Louvre museum, the Opéra, the Georges Pompidou Centre (Beaubourg) and the famous Grands Magasins.

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ACCORD also provides English language courses for adults at its school ACCORD Manchester, England,

www.activeenglishacademy.com

and language courses and programmes for juniors and teenagers in the summer at
www.isschool.co.uk




 

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French Certificates and Exams

 

Tests and exams


Accord Language School
is an examination centre for the TCF, TCF pour le Québec, TEF, TEFaQ.

At Accord Language School you can prepare for the following exams: TCF, TCF pour le Québec, TEF, TEFaQ, DELF and DALF..


TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français)

The TCF is an exam organised by the Centre International d'Etudes Pédagogiques (CIEP), an official organisation
recognised by the French Ministry of National Education

  • The test is designed to enable non French speakers to reliably assess their French skills.
  • Made up of 3 compulsory tests (1h30) and 2 optional ones - oral test (15 mins) and written test (1h45), it follows the levels of  competence set by the Common European Framework of Reference. Depending on the grades you obtain at this exam, you have direct access to the DELF 2e degré or the DALF.
  • All our French Intensive courses will prepare you for this exam.

Accord Language School is an examination centre for the TCF.

For more information about the TCF,  click here
To register for the TCF, download the form here
Exam dates and fees for the TCF,  click here

 

TCF NF ( accès à la nationalité française)

From January 1st 2012, individuals applying for French citizenship must have proof of their level of spoken French being equal to B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
Applicants with DELF B1 or B2 or DALF C1 or C2 do not need to take this test.
Those with a general TCF certificate who have taken the oral expression test and achieved level B1 or higher in both the oral comprehension and oral expression tests do not have to take the TCF NF - accès à la nationalité française test.
ACCORD is an official exam centre for the TCF NF - accès à la nationalité française.

Exam dates and fees for the TCF NF - accès à la nationalité française,  click here
To register for the TCF, download the form here

 

TCF pour le Québec (Test de Connaissance du Français adapté au Quebec)

For a visa application to Quebec, the Ministry of Immigration and the Cultural Communities of Quebec requires the TCF pour le Québec which is an adaptation of the TCF. For these tests, candidates are tested on their oral comprehension and expression only. A certificate showing the results is issued and is valid for one year in case of visa application.

Accord Language School is an official examination centre for the TCF pour le Québec

To register for the TCF pour le Québec, download the form here.
Exam dates and fees for the TCF pour le Québec,  click here.

 

TEF (Test d’Evaluation du Français)

The Test d'Evaluation du Français is designed by the CCIP (Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris/Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris).

  • It enables non French speakers to reliably assess their French skills.
  • Made up of 3 compulsory tests (2h10) and 2 optional ones - oral test (35 mins) and written test (1hr), it follows the levels of competence set by the Common European Framework of Reference.
  • All our French Intensive courses will prepare you for this exam.

Accord Language School is an official examination centre for the TEF

For more information about the TEF,  click here.
To register for the TEF, download the form here.
Exam dates and fees for the TEF,  click here.

 

TEFaQ (Test d’Evaluation du Français adapté au Quebec)

For a visa application to Quebec, the Ministry of Immigration and the Cultural Communities of Quebec.
For the TEFaQ exam, candidates are tested on their oral comprehension and expression only.
A certificate showing the results is issued and is valid for one year in case of visa application.

Accord Language School is an official examination centre for the TEFaQ.

To register for the TEFaQ, download the form here.
Exam dates and fees for the TEFaQ,  click here.

 

DELF (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française)

The DELF is a state diploma awarded by the French Ministry of National Education.
The 6 DELF units also assist non French speakers in the process of learning French (this diploma corresponds to approximately 600 hours of language training, or 100 hours per unit). It follows the levels of competence set by the Common European Framework of Reference. All our French Intensive courses will prepare you for this exam.ACCORD School is an exam preparation centre for the DELF and DALF exam. To register for the DELF and DALF exams, you have to contact Alliance Française, the official exam centre for the DELF and DALF.

For more information about DELF
Exam dates for the DELF, click here

 

DALF (Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française)

The DALF is a state diploma awarded by the French Ministry of National Education.
Not only does it assess the command of linguistic, communicative and methodological skills but it also assesses the student’s capability to efficiently attend a French speaking university.  Passing the DALF means you do not need to take the language tests required to gain access to French universities. This diploma is made up of 4 credits, 2 of them in the field selected by the candidate.
All our French Intensive courses will prepare you for this exam. ACCORD School is an exam preparation centre for the DELF and DALF exam. To register for the DELF and DALF exams, you have to contact Alliance Française, the official exam centre for the DELF and DALF.

For more information about DALF
Exam dates for the DALF, click here

 

ACCORD Language School also offers tailor-made training preparing students to CCIP exams:

  • Certificat de français professionnel (French Certificate for Professionals)
  • DFA1, Diplôme de français des affaires 1er degré (Business French Diploma, 1st degree)
  • DFA2, Diplôme de français des affaires 2e degré (Business French Diploma, 2nd degree)
  • Diplôme approfondi de français des affaires (Business French Higher Diploma)

The 100% success rate of Accord Language School students in the above exams since 1998 proves the quality and excellence of Accord Language School’s teaching method. approach.

 


 

Also available:

Intensive courses

Intensive Plus courses

One to One courses

French evening courses

Afternoon courses   

Workshops