This test measures your ability to read French, and it is recommanded that you have three to four years of French language study in high school, or a gradual development of competence in French over a period of years. Test Basics Points Minutes Questions 200-800 60 85 Some test materials are taken from real-life sources.
Topics on the Test Skills Measured ~ 30 % Vocabulary in context Tests knowledge of words representing different parts of speech and some basic idioms within culturally authentic contexts.
~ 30% - 40% Structure Measures your ability to select an appropriate word or expression that is grammatically corret within a sentence. One part of the test contains vocabulary and structure questions embedded in longer paragraphs.
~ 30% - 40% Reading Comprehension Tests your understanding of such points as the main and supporting ideas, themes, and setting of a passage. Selections are drawn from fiction, essays, historical works, newspaper and magazine articles, and everyday materials such as advertisements, timetable, form, and tickets.