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Test your current knowledge of French

Elementary French
Niveau 1 et 2 du Conseil de l'Europe (Survival and Threshold levels)

Japanese versionVersion japonaise

Straight to the tests...

This is the 1998 version of the project, kept online as an Internet archive.

A number of tests are Java applets.
Unfortunately, browsers progressively stopped supporting Java and Java applets cannot be displayed any more.
Google Chrome stopped supporting Java with version 45 (September 2015), Firefox stopped supporting Java with version 52 (March 2017)

Other pages use JavaScript, which is still executed.

It might be difficult for you to assess your level of French if you already have some knowledge of the language such as having studied it in school or having been exposed to it through television or radio.

Have a try at our assessment tests...

As you progress through the tests, your score will be recorded and presented as a percentage of correct answers. After responding to a certain number of questions, you will be given the opportunity to either proceed to a harder or easier level based on your scores.

At any time, you can ask for an assessment of your progress.

   Finally, if you take the time to answer a sufficient number of tests, you will be given your total score, your level based on Common European Framework put together by the Council of Europe. Please note that this is not a proficiency test in the strict sense of the term since we cannot assess your speaking abilities in real life. These tests only cover "beginning French", that is the "Survival and Threshold" levels of the Common European Framework, or the first two volumes of the most common textbooks of French as a foreign language published in France.
The reliability of the tests has not been established. They should be considered as "informal Tests".
Give it a try! (Click this link to proceed)

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Ryoko Iida, IFJT
Keiko Uzawa, IFJT
Franck Bister, IFJT
Roger Meyer, IFJT

(IFJT = Institut Franco Japonais de Tokyo)

Project design and software development: Roger Meyer, IFJT, 1998

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