The Test de Connaissance du Français (TCF), designed by the CIEP (Centre international d’études pédagogiques) and accredited by the French Ministry of Education, is a French language proficiency test for non-native speakers of French who wish to evaluate and have their level of proficiency certified for professional, academic or personal reasons.
In general, the TCF grades and ranks candidates at one of the six levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2) on a scale defined by the Council of Europe (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). TCF grade results are reliable measurements for determining proficiency.
The Alliance française French Institute of Michigan offers :
Please be aware that we cannot advise you about your exam choice.
For more information visit the site http://www.ciep.fr/tcf/index.php
Each candidate is provided with a certificate stating their test results within one month of the test date, and which is valid for 2 years.
Upcoming Exam Dates
Exam date : Friday, June 23rd 2017
Registration Deadline : 06/16/2017
Exam date : Monday, August 7th 2017
Registration Deadline :08/01/2017
Exam date : Friday, September 8th 2017
Registration Deadline : 09/01/2017
Exam date : Friday,October 13th 2017
Registration Deadline : 10/06/2017
Exam date : Friday,November 17th 2017
Registration Deadline : 11/10/2017
Exam date : Friday, December 8th 2017
Registration Deadline : 12/01/2017
Compulsory test only
Compulsory & Oral
Compulsory & Written
Oral Comprehension: Members $70 / Non members $80
Written Comprehension: Members $70 / Non members $80
Oral Expression: Members $70 / Non members $80
Written Expression: Members $70 / Non members $80
Full exam : Members $240 / Non members $280