French Language Proficiency Test

Language Testing International is proud to be the exclusive licensee of foreign language proficiency exams that adhere to the stringent, world-renowned standards of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). As such, we are proud to offer language testing in French – one of the world’s most widely spoken languages – that are second to none.

Businesses and organizations seeking to interact with the francophone world are among the leading contenders for those who would benefit from testing their employees’ grasp of French. Beyond France itself, French is the language of business and government in diverse areas of the globe, including Quebec and other parts of Canada, many nations in sub-Saharan Africa, and large portions of the Middle East. Knowing that you have people on staff whose proficiency in French has been certified by the best language test on the market will give you an added level of assurance that you are properly equipped to deal with your French-speaking counterparts.
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Foreign Language Proficiency Exam

There are many reasons you and your organization may want someone to take a foreign language proficiency exam. Perhaps you are working with particular ethnic communities within your own country, or maybe you need to communicate with firms overseas. Your company may be expanding and opening offices around the world. Whatever the reason may be, having an accurate understanding of your employees’ language capabilities is crucial to your success.

One of the primary aspects of language proficiency is an individual’s ability to read in a given language. At Language Testing International, our reading tests cover everything from basic, everyday language to more complex, subtle texts that incorporate high-level concepts like hypothetical reasoning and abstract concepts. The ability to understand not just the definition of a word, but also any other connotations and associations it may have, is something that distinguishes a person with an elementary understanding of a language from someone who is highly functional in it.
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ACTFL Proficiency Tests

As the exclusive licensee of exams designed by the world-renowned American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Language Testing International can satisfy whatever testing requirements you and your organization may have. Covering all facets of language proficiency, our tests will provide you with the most accurate profile of an individual’s linguistic abilities. This will prove invaluable when determining who the right person for a job is, because, as we all know, just because someone considers themselves “fluent” in a language, doesn’t mean that they really are.

Having someone who has scored well in our reading and writing tests means that you can rest assured that this individual is the right candidate to represent you when dealing with other organizations. Whether you need someone to be able to carry on extensive personal correspondence, or produce complex technical manuals in a given language, our rating system will help you to feel confident in your employee’s capabilities.
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Language Testing and Assessment

There are four major categories of language testing and assessment that Language Testing International provides. As the exclusive test producer for ACTFL, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, LTI has been producing tests that maintain stringent levels of rigor and validity required for over two decades. Any company that offers a second language service must consider using these types of language tests in order to be a competitive employer, as companies typically offer extra incentives for second language skills. As such, you want to be able to ensure that you are getting your money’s worth by employing an individual who can effectively communicate in the second language.

The first element of language testing and assessment is the spoken test. Any company operating in a foreign country wants to make sure that their employees can effectively speak the language without major difficulty as well as being able to be completely understood. A spoken test measures not only how correct the test taker’s word choice is, but also their use of common vernacular, slang, and conversational tone and inflection. Given that they will be the face of your company, you want to be sure that they are the best representatives possible.
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