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Language test preparation in France for international studens. List of institutions, rankings, prices and tuition fees

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Passing language exams in France is an excellent opportunity to confirm French knowledge. Foreigners are offered a choice of several tests, each of them provides for several levels. Tests can be handled by children and adults. In this section of the catalog we have collected educational institutions offering training courses for foreigners aged 15+.

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Language examinations in France: DELF and DALF

A certificate confirming the possession of French is required for every foreigner who wants to study, work or obtain a temporary residence permit, a residence permit and, even more so, citizenship. The Ministry of Education recommended two exams: DELF and DALF. Each has its own nuances of surrender and, accordingly, preparation.

The exams differ primarily academic level. Thus,

  • DELF is aimed at foreigners with a level not lower than C1;
  • DALF can be passed both by beginners and those who speak the spoken language, can freely communicate on it in different Situations (academic level B2).

DELF is also divided into categories by the age of the pupils. Teenagers (12 - 18 years old) take DELF junior, adults are tested according to the standard program. DELF and DALF in France are equivalent to IELTS in Britain and the world. Certificates obtained as a result of the examination are recognized in all French-speaking countries.

Exam Preparation Programs in France: Types and Features

In addition to DELF and DALF, two more certificates are recognized. They can be obtained by foreigners who successfully passed the TEF and TCF tests: the essence is similar to DELF and DALF, they allow to confirm the level of language proficiency.

To pass these tests, it is necessary to prepare competently: to update knowledge, develop the necessary skills, get acquainted with the methodology for performing typical tasks. All this provides for profile courses - these are currently offered by several educational centers. These include:

  • day schools;
  • private boarding houses;
  • language centers.

The first two types are open to teenagers. Adult students can choose the training programs offered by the centers. The latter are located in large, tourist-interesting cities of the country. This allows you to combine the academic program with cognitive and / or entertaining, so students can get to know more about the history, culture, and sights of the country.

To make learning as interesting and effective as possible, it is important to choose the right school - you can do it on the pages of our catalog.

Selection of language school and program

Smapse experts have compiled a list of educational institutions offering training programs for language examinations in France. In it you will find boarding schools, specialized centers for adults. You can choose an educational institution by location, type of program (priority test) - the corresponding filters are found on the left panel of the catalog.

SMAPS also offers individual selection of educational institutions and programs. The project provides for free expert advice in telephone, online mode. You can contact our specialists by email, Skype, via online chat. Also, a multichannel free telephone on the territory of the Russian Federation operates for SMAPS clients.

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