You need to assess your level of French? Choose one of the following diplomas or tests.


  • DELF: Diplôme d’Études en Langue Française
    Levels and skills assessed: A1 to B2 – All four language stills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) are assessed, giving equal weightage to each skill.
  • DALF: Diplôme Approfondi de Langue Française

Levels and skills assessed: C1 and C2 – All four language stills (listening, reading, speaking and writing) are assessed, giving equal weightage to each skill with a heavy emphasis on higher-order thinking skills.

More on DELF-DALF at https://www.france-education-international.fr/hub/diplomes-tests?langue=fr

TEF : Test d’Évaluation du Français
The TEF assesses French language skills for personal, academic, or professional reasons on the six-level scale: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2. The TCF diploma is valid for two years.

More on the TEF

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Exam and Test FAQ

How do I register for DELF-DALF/ TEF?

During the registration period, you can register on-site at the Alliance Française or online via the website by submitting your registration form along with the necessary documents.
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Sessions and calendar of exams

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What’s the difference between TCF and DELF-DALF?

Both DELF-DALF and TEF are recognized by the French National Ministry for Education.
The DELF and DALF are diplomas that are valid for life. There are six levels available, and candidates are free to take any level of the test as and when they wish (under the recommendation of their teachers).
The TEF is a grading certificate that places you in the spectrum of language proficiency from beginner to native level user. The TEF is valid for two years.

To which level should I sit for the exams?

We consider that each level A1/A2/B1/B2/C1 consists of approximately 180-220 hours of French learning.
For the DELF-DALF, you may ask your teacher to assist you to register at the right level.

How to prepare for the exam?

The Alliance Française organises DELF-DALF preparation courses prior to each the DELF-DALF exam sessions, check our workshops now

Can I sign up for several levels in one session of DELF-DALF?

Yes, but only for the DELF-DALF Tout Public sessions.

When can I receive my certificate?

DELF-DALF Exam results (Attestation de réussite) will be sent one month after the test.
DELF-DALF Certificates can be personally collected within four months after examination.
For TCF results, certificates are be delivered online within 1 month following the session.

Which level should I attain to study in France?

DELF B2 is the level required to enter a French University to study in the French medium. However, to study in the English medium, it is possible to qualify for entry at lower levels.
For more information on French studies : www.taiwan.campusfrance.org

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