icon for the french language test

French Language Test


Assess proficiency in the French Language


You are here

French Language Test

French is the ninth most widely spoken language in the world, being an international language of commerce, diplomacy and the official language of the United Nations, with over 200 million people speaking French worldwide.

However, research shows that mastering the spoken language is not enough to implement good writing skills and grammar in the workplace. A recent study from TextMaster highlighted that 90% of professional emails have at least one spelling mistake, which can have a huge impact on sales revenue or even be received as a spam email by clients.

The French Language Test assesses the French writing ability of your candidates' and employees'. Whether they are native or non-native French speakers, the test measures their knowledge in 3 core areas: spelling, grammar, and vocabulary.

 It positions the candidate on the Common European Framework of Reference ranging from basic (A1) to intermediate (B2) level.

Recruitment

Would you risk company’s reputation being damaged by poor vocabulary or spelling errors? This test enables you to determine the French proficiency of your future employees at the recruitment stage.

Internal mobility

An understanding of the subtleties of French vocabulary, and impeccable French writing skills, are essential if a person works in a French-speaking environment and wishes to see professional development. The results of this assessment will enable you to easily identify areas for improvement in your employees' French language skills and subsequently develop training tailored to their level.

Target audience: Any person whose written French is indispensable in his / her work
Questionnaire: 60 multiple-choice questions
Time:

  •  Beginner/intermediate level :15 minutes (timed)
  •  Advanced level :12 minutes (timed)

Languages: English, French, German, and Spanish

Strengths:

  •  Overall score out of 20
  •  Positions candidates on the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR)
  •  Provides answers to the questions

The candidate receives an overall French score out of 20, as well as a score for each of the three dimensions.

Spelling: This dimension measures the candidate’s understanding of the rules and conventions of spelling.
Vocabulary: This dimension measures the candidate’s knowledge of the meaning of words, which is essential to understanding and communicating in French in a professional setting.
Grammar: This dimension measures the candidate’s use of grammatical structures in reading and writing.

  •  Overall score out of 20
  •  Graphs and charts for at a-glance analysis
  •  A detailed description of each factor
  •  An explanation of the solutions (this feature can be deactivated if required)
 

Complementary tools

Try our solutions

Try our assessments to better understand their benefits

Read the HR Catalogue

Discover the variety of our psychometric assessments

Contact us

Do you have a specific requirement? Need more information on our solutions?