DELF and TEF

The Centre for Language Testing and Certification (DELF Centre) is an accredited examination centre for the DELF. The activities of the centre include DELF/DALF examination administration, test preparation courses and professional development opportunities for teachers of French as a second language. The Centre is also accredited to offer the Test d’évaluation de français (TEF).

The Centre for Language Testing and certification is a pilot project and an initiative of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures has received funding for the DELF Centre project from the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Agreement on Minority Language Education and Second Official Language Instruction.

The Centre has a network of certified DELF DALF examiners who work with the Centre to offer the DELF testing sessions as they are scheduled on the Canadian calendar. This includes the DELF Tout Public and the DELF Scolaire/Junior. All examination sessions are open to the general public as well as to students.

The Centre provides opportunities for educators in the area of French second language to become certified examiners/correctors of the DELF.

Professional learning sessions on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) are also available through the Centre.

Test d’évaluation de français (TEF)

The Centre is accredited to offer the Test d’évaluation de français (TEF)

Candidates who are interested in writing the TEF Canada can contact the Centre to arrange for an examintion time.

Some information on the TEF Canada:

Dans le cadre des procédures d’immigration et de demande de citoyenneté, le gouvernement fédéral du Canada demande d’attester de ses connaissances linguistiques en français.Immigration, Réfugiés et Citoyenneté Canada reconnaît pour ces démarches le TEF depuis 2002. Le format du TEF qui convient à ces démarches est le TEF Canada.

Dans le cadre d’une demande d’immigration vers le Canada, vous devez passer les épreuves suivantes : Compréhension orale : 40 min – 60 questionsCompréhension écrite : 60 min – 50 questionsExpression orale : 15 min – 2 sujets à traiterExpression écrite : 60 min – 2 sujets à traiter

Dans le cadre d’une demande de citoyenneté canadienne, vous devez passer les épreuves suivantes : Compréhension orale : 40 min – 60 questionsExpression orale : 15 min – 2 sujets à traiter.

TCF - Test de connaissance du français

The Centre is also accredited to offer the Test de connaissance du français: TCF Canada

Some information on the TCF:

The TCF is for any individual, regardless of his or her nationality and native language (including French citizens and citizens of Francophone countries), who would like to initiate the process for permanent economic immigration or for Canadian citizenship through Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Candidates who are interested in the TCF can contact the Centre to make arrangements.

 

Contact

The Centre for Language Testing and Certification (DELF Centre)

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000