IFALPES, exam center for the TCF

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]TCF is an official French level test delivered by the CIEP, a public institution of the French Ministry of National Education. Ifalpes is an exam center for this test that we organize once a month.

There are many variants of this exam depending on the reason why the candidate needs it for (university, French nationality, resident permit, canadian visa, work…).

At Ifalpes we propose 3 different TCF :

  • General Public : For anyone who needs an official test for personal, academic or professional reason.

It’s made of a compulsory test oral and written understanding and language structures (76 questions in the form of multiple-choice questions). This test lasts 1 hour and 25 minutes.

It’s possible to add an individual writing test (3 texts to be produced in 1 hour). And/Or an individual test of oral expression  (3 tasks in 20 minutes).

Price : 80€ for the compulsory test and 40€ per additional test (written or oral)


  • French nationality : French level test required if you’re asking for French nationality.

2 compulsory test :

Oral understanding (29 questions in the form of multiple-choice questions). This test lasts 25 minutes.

Individual oral expression (3 tasks). This test lasts 12 minutes.

Price : 100€

Minimum level required for French Nationality : B1


  • French resident card : For everybody asking for a 10 years French resident card.

4 compulsory test :

A collective oral understanding test : 20 questions in the form of multiple-choice questions. This test lasts 20 minutes.

A collective written understanding test: 20 questions in the form of multiple-choice questions. This test lasts 20 minutes.

An individual writing test : 3 texts to be produced. This test lasts 20 minutes.

An individual oral expression test : 3 tasks. This test lasts 12 minutes.

Price : 140€

Minimum level required : A2


The validity of a TCF is 2 years.

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Highly recommended! I spent two months and now I can speak basic conversational french. Instructors really care about students learning to speak french. And they have a lot of extracurricular activities around Annecy. I am going back again this year!

Carlos E. (FB Reviews)

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Great school in a beautiful town! Very good teachers. Will go back!

Kate G. (Google Reviews)

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