TCF (Test de connaissance du français)

TCF is a French language certificate recognized by francophone universities, European and international institutions, mixed and foreign companies. It includes the four language skills - reading, listening, speaking and writing. Scoreis expressed in points from 100 to 699, which correspond to the Common European Framework of Reference levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2).

A variety of TCF is TCF-Quebec. This is a French language certificate introduced in 2007 by the authorities in Quebec, Canada, for the needs of immigration services.

It consists of 4 modules: Listening comprehension /Comprehension orale/ (30 questions, duration 30 minutes), Speaking /Expression orale/ (3 items, duration 12 minutes), Reading comprehension /Comprehension ecrite/ (30 questions, duration 40 minutes) and Writing / Expression ecrite / (3 items, duration 60 minutes).

The first two modules - Listening and Speakingscore as follows: for level B2 - 5 points, for level C1-6 points and for level C2-7 points. Levels below B2 do not score any points.

The Reading and Writing modules score one point each.

The modules are separable and each candidate chooses which module to take.

Candidates wishing to take the TCF or TCF - Quebecfor a second time may do so during one session (30 days). This also applies to each subsequent taking of the test. For this purpose, the candidate must indicate the code from the previous test.

International Certificates in French - TCF, TCF - Quebec

(Test of Connaissance du français, Test of Connaissance for Français for Immigration in Quebec)

The venue of the upcoming sessions is the Department for Language Teachingand International Students, Sofia University "St. KlimentOhridski ", 27, KostaLulchev Street, 1111 Sofia as follows:

Upcoming Sessions for TCF - General and TCF - Québec 2018

June 27th, 2018

TCF

Enrollment until 1st June 12 noon

June 28th, 2018

TCF - Québec

Enrollment until 1st June 12 noon

September 27th, 2018

TCF

Enrollment until 3rd September 12 noon

September 28th, 2018

TCF - Québec

Enrollment until 3rd September 12 noon

October 30th, 2018

TCF

Enrollment until 4th October 12 noon

October 31th, 2018

TCF - Québec

Enrollment until 4th October 12 noon

November 29th, 2018

TCF

Enrollment until 5th November 12 noon

November 30th, 2018

TCF - Québec

Enrollment until 5th November 12 noon

December 13th, 2018

TCF

Enrollment until 20th November 12 noon

December 14th, 2018

TCF - Québec

Enrollment until 20th November 12 noon

TCF - ANF / accès à la nationalitéfrançaise /: on request
18 business days before the exam date

If there are candidates for TCF and TCF - Québec, additional sessions may be announced.

IMPORTANT!

From 1 August 2015, the enrollment for the TCF, TCF - Quebec, TCF - ANF certification exams will be done ONLY electronically at tcf@deo.uni-sofia.bg

Attention! TCF / TCF – Quebec

From 1 January 2018 TCF / TCF - Quebec Exams Registration will be done without an ID card scan. Candidates must indicate a name and surname in Latin(as in theiridentity card) and birth date in their application form.

The verification of personal information will take place on the exam day.

Conditions for enrollment: a scanned color photo passport format (according to the sample below), a written application form to the Director of DLTIS to sit for the exam with the desired date, exam type and elements, e-mail address, contact address and telephone numbers of the applicant, a copy of the bank transfer order for the exam fee.

For second-time candidates, there must be a time period of 30 days between the first and the second exam and candidates need to indicate the code from the previous test. Regardless of the times a candidate takes the exam, a complete set of the required documents must be sent. The application form must necessarily specify which examelement the candidate wants to take.

Exam fees
TCF General obligatory 80 euro
Elective written 45 euro
oral 45 euro
TCF Quebec Elective Listening 45 euro
Reading 45 euro
Speaking 45 euro
Writing 45 euro

More information about the exam format can be found at: www.deo.uni-sofia.bg, and at tel. 02 872-20-41- RumianaDjelebova

For contact, consultation and enrollment electronically: tcf@deo.uni-sofia.bg

Training courses

Training Courses for TCF / TCF Quebec will be held every Saturday and Sunday from 2 pm to 7 pm for six academic hours and correspond to the new exam format.

The courses organized by DLTIS prepare for all the modules.

The course fee for 40 academic hours is 200 BGN.

TCF

DLTIS organizes distance learning courses for the TCF - Quebec International Exam. The course is20 academic hours and covers the material required for the preparation for the oral exam for Quebec. Students are trained by lecturers licensed by the International Center for Pedagogical Research in Paris. It is conducted remotely through the social network Skype at a convenient time for students - from Monday to Friday between1 pmand 6 pm and on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6pm to 9pm. Each training session lasts 2 academic hours (90 minutes).

DLTIS organizes individual consultationsfor TCF - Quebec exam candidates in the form of distance learning through the SKYPE social network. The fee for one academic hour is 22 BGN. Applicants must provide a copy of their payment order and a written application form for the number of hours they wish to take to tcf@deo.uni-sofia.bg. In the application, they must provide their telephone number and e-mail address for contact.

The enrollment conditions are:

The fee for 1 academic hour is as follows:

  • 22 BGN - individual training / course fee 440 BGN /
  • 15 BGN –a group of two people / course fee 300 BGN per student /
  • 12 BGN for a group of 3 to 5 people / course fee 240 BGN per student /

The fee is paid by bank transfer - BNB Central bank code / BIC / BNBGBGSD account / IBAN / BG52BNBG96613100174301, recipient: DLTIS – Sofia University, reason for payment- distance learning TCF - Quebec

For the purpose of the training, the student(s) must have a personal computer, Skype and a WEB camera.