Where is French commonly spoken?

Where is French commonly spoken?

Although the overwhelming majority of French speakers are in Europe, Africa and North America, there are also pockets of speakers in Asia, the Middle East, South America and Oceania. French Guiana in South America borders northern Brazil and is technically a department of France.

In which province is French the main language?


Are there French regional accents?

28 Regional Accents of France There are actually as many as 28 different accents or dialects for the many different regions of France. They include the Alsatian, Lorrain, Champenois, Picard, Normand, Breton, Tourangeau, Orléanais, Berrichon, Paris, Burgundy, Marseille, Corsica, Lyon, Gascony and Languedoc dialects.

Is the French spoken in Quebec the same as in France?

It is almost a given that the two varieties of French, when spoken, will have different accents and intonations; just like British and American English. Curiously, the written, as well as the formally spoken Québec French, shares, with minor differences, the same structure and grammatical rules as Metropolitan French.

Do Quebecois consider themselves French?

Quebec francophones consider themselves a distinct society and view French from France only in a historical context. They are Quebecois and they usually bristle when Anglo tourists refer to them as a branch of France right here in North America or calling Montreal something akin to Paris right here in North America.

Is French still relevant?

French was the common “international language” for business and diplomacy for many years and remains an official language of the UN, NATO, World Trade Organisation and the International Olympic Committee.

Why is it good to learn French?

First and foremost, learning French is the pleasure of learning a beautiful, rich, melodious language that is often called the language of love. French is also an analytical language that structures thought and develops critical thinking, which is a valuable skill for discussions and negotiations.

What is a good TEF score?

What is the TEF exam?

Federal Skilled Worker (FSW) Federal Skilled Trades (FST)
Speaking 310 – 348 226 – 270
Listening 249 – 279 181 – 216
Reading 207 – 232 121 – 150
Writing 310 – 348 181 – 225

Is TEF exam easy?

The TEF Canada exam requires a certain level if you really want it to be effective and useful for you (reach level 7 minimum). The oral and writing comprehension is usually not to hard because it is a multiple choice test. If you practice enough dictation, and reading it must be easy enough for you to get a good score.

What level is TEF?

The minimum level required is level 7 (level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages).

Is TCF easier than TEF?

For me, the writing and the speaking parts of the TEF are easier. The reading and the listening parts are similar. The TEF exam has only 2 tasks for the speaking and writing sections. In contrast, the TCF has 3 tasks for speaking and writing sections.

How long is TEF valid?

The TEF is valid for 2 years from the date of taking the test and you may take the TEF as many times as you wish (with 30 days between 2 takes).

How much does TEF cost?

Complete the 2 forms….Registration to TEF are on hold. Next sessions will be in mid-October 2021.

Exam Fee
TEF Canada $440