Teachers Evaluation Test

Test d'Aptitude des Enseignants de français en Inde is an online teachers' evaluation test
that demonstrates the participants their level of French as well as their teaching skills.

Teachers Evaluation Test

TAEFI – Test d’Aptitude pour les Enseignants de Français en Inde Created in 2015 by Alliance Francaise, Rouen and promoted by PrayatnaEducatioan Society in 2016, the TAEFI is a mode of évaluation which measures the linguistic and teaching skills of teachers of French in India.

Levels of TAEFI

The TAEFI demonstrates the participant/teachers their level of French and their teaching capabilities in French and situate them on 3 levels as precised by the common Europeen Framework for the languages : A2, B1, B2

Who can participate ?

Anyone who is teaching French in a school and wishes to evalute his/her language compétence and teaching skills can take this test. The test can be used as a mean to :

- geta job in an organisationwhere French is taught or for promotion
- self-evaluate

No diplôma is required to appear for this test. It is not a one time exam, one can reappear for this exam and re-evaluate his/her competence.

Conceptualisation of TAEFI

The test has been conceptualised by the pedagogical team of the Alliance Francaise of Rouen-Normandie. The AFRN is an indépendant body, member of International network of the Alliance Francaise. The AFRN, reputed for its quality of teaching and in training in didactics, obtained the label Qualite FLE from French ministry of national éducation.

Organismepilote du TAEFI

Prayatna Educational Society is a body which assures and manages TAEFI in India. On the basis of its expérience in teaching and learning of French language, Prayatna Educational Society has been serving to the need of the market since 2003 and has build up a reputation in India and abroad. After the complete market study PES proposed the project TAEFI to AFRN, in a hope that TAEFI will help the school authorities to examine their teachers’ level and will equally help an individual to self-evaluate.

Skills evaluated by TAEFI

Through an online test, TAEFI evaluates the level of the appearing candidate in French language and teaching of French and ranks him/her on three levels A2/B1/B2.

The linguistic skills evaluated are :

- Comprehension
- Listening skills
- Writing skills
- Speaking skills

The didactic skills evaluated are :
- lexique
- grammar
- knowledge of Culture and civilisation of France
- Didactics of teaching French as a foreign language
Structure of the test

The TAEFI contains 100 questions. It is composed of three series of questions Embedded in one test in the form of multiple choice questions :

- the test of level A2
- the test of level B1
- the test of level B2

Courses

  • 1. Compréhension orale (CO)
  • 2. Compréhension écrite (CE)
  • 3. Maîtrise lexicale LX)
  • 4. Maitrise grammaticale (GR)
  • 5. Connaissance de la civilisation (CV)
  • 6. Didactique du FLE (DQ)

A2

  • 6 items
  • 6 items
  • 6 items
  • 6 items
  • 3 items
  • 3 items

B1

  • 7 items
  • 7 items
  • 7 items
  • 7 items
  • 3 items
  • 3 items

B2

  • 7 items
  • 7 items
  • 7 items
  • 7 items
  • 4 items
  • 4 items