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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How is “Alliance Française” pronounced?

Is it the authorized centre for French language training?

What are your hours of operation?

Who certify the certificates?

Do we offer online courses?

How many centers do you have in Madhya Pradesh?

Can join directly to the higher level (A2/B1/B2) without doing the first level?

How much time does it take to cover the first 4 levels [A1-A2-B1-B2]?

Are DELF and DALF valid everywhere?

What is TCF?

What is the TEF?

What is the TEF for Québec (TEFaQ)?

Does the Alliance Française provide translation or interpreting services?

What are the benefits of becoming a member of the Alliance Française de Bhopal-Indore?

How can I access Alliance Française library?

What activities exist that will help me to learn more about the France, French culture and Francophonie?

 

 

 

How is “Alliance Française” pronounced?
Ah-lee-ahnce Frahn-sez.

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Is it the authorized centre for French language training?
Yes, Alliance francaise is under the authority of the French Embassy in India and Fondation des Alliances francaises, both for its teaching and cultural activities.
12 officials Alliances francaises are located in India and (Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pondicherry, Pune and Trivandrum) and many other branches such as Indore.

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What are your hours of operation?
Monday to Saturday : 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday Closed

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Who certify the certificates?
Alliance Française network is the Official Center for the following French Exams and Certifications:
– DELF/DALF – following the national calendar decided by the French Embassy – Institut Français en Inde
– TCF/TCFQ/TEF/TEFaQ – depending of your Alliance Française scheduleThey are official diplomas issued by the French Ministry of Education and Economy to certify your command of the French language.

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Do we offer online courses?
Yes, we do offer any online courses ans we accompany you in your learning process whether you are based in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh or Nagpur. For more information click here

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How many centers do you have in Madhya Pradesh?
Two centers: Alliance Francaise de Bhopal and its Annexe in Indore

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Can join directly to the higher level (A2/B1/B2) without doing the first level?
The DELF/DALF etc are independent diplomas. The candidate may thus directly register for the examination of their choice. For more information click here

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How much time does it take to cover the first 4 levels [A1-A2-B1-B2]?
Around 650Hours / 18months

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Are DELF and DALF valid everywhere?
Yes. DELF and DALF receive the recognition enjoyed by all official qualifications awarded by the French Ministry of Education. These certificates have LIFE TIME VALIDITY

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What is TCF?
The TCF (Test de Connaissance du Français) is the French language test awarded by the French Ministry of Education. The TCF is a standardized, graded and calibrated test designed using an extremely rigorous method that makes it a genuine measuring instrument, whose results are consistent.
The marks are valid for 2 years from the date on which you took the test. The end date of the validity period is shown on the certificate issued to the candidate. For more information click here

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What is the TEF?
The TEF – Test d’Evaluation de Français is designed to assess the level of French language of people who are not native French speakers. It is useful if you need to evaluate your French skills for Canadian Immigration, French Universities or for work. The certificate sent to you is valid for one year. For more information click here

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What is the TEF for Québec (TEFaQ)?
The TEFaQ is a specific version of the Test d’Evaluation de Français (TEF) which has been elaborated by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris Ile-de-France (CCI Paris Ile-de-France) based on the request of the Ministry of Immigration and Cultural Communities of Québec (MICC) to assess French language competency in those wishing to emigrate to Québec. The TEFaQ is composed of a listening comprehension module and an oral expression module. You must take both to complete your test.
• Listening Comprehension (60 items – 40 minutes)
• Oral Expression (35 minutes)

For more information click here

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Does the Alliance Française provide translation or interpreting services?
Alliance Française de Bhopal offers a translation and interpreting service geared to provide solutions to your French and English language barriers. All translations get certified for the French Embassy and consular services. For more information click here

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What are the benefits of becoming a member of the Alliance Française de Bhopal-Indore?
-To benefit from reduced rates on our language courses and our workshops
-To receive a personal invitation to our cultural programs
– To avail our library facilities with a wide range of books, French film DVDs and  music CDs
– To receive our newsletter 6 times a year directly in your mail box
-To be a voting member at Annual General Meetings.

For more information click here

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How can I access Alliance Française library?
You can have access to the library by becoming a member of Alliance Française de Bhopal-Indore or by taking a subscription to the library. For more information click here

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What activities exist that will help me to learn more about the France, French culture and Francophonie?
Our rich array of cultural events, including films, workshops, conferences, exhibitions and performances brings you closer to France and gives you a taste of French in your city. All are welcome to our events. For more information click here

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ONLINE CLASSES

Keeping in mind the current lack of mobility and to facilitate social distancing, Alliance Française de Bhopal-Indore has launched Online Classes for its French Courses. These will transition back to Classroom Teaching once we get official directives regarding reopening of educational institutions.

Our Online French Classes are conducted using the following tools :

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ZOOM

Zoom is a video-conferencing website with multiple functionalities which allows you to create a virtual classroom. Please follow the following steps for accessing the same :

NOTE : We recommend that you use Zoom on a Laptop/Desktop Computer with a Camera, Headphones, and Reasonably Fast Internet Connection. For slower connections, you might only be able to use the Audio Facility (and not Video Calling).

The website works best on Firefox, Chrome, and Safari – we recommend that you regularly clear your browsing history on these to ensure that Zoom works properly. In case you have downloaded the Zoom Software, we also recommend that you regularly delete the Temporary Files on your computer (these can be found by typing %Temp% on the Search Bar of your computer).

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MY ALLIANCE

My Alliance is an online-learning platform. First time users are sent an email containing the link to the My Alliance website, their username, and password on the FIRST DAYS OF THEIR CLASS. Please check the Inbox or Spam folder of the email address submitted by you at the time of registration for the same. These details remain the same as long as the student continues to learn French at Alliance Française de Bhopal-Indore.

In case you cannot find the email notification or you wish to update the email address connected to My Alliance, please send an email with your Name, Contact Number, Class Details (Level, Centre, Time Slot, Teacher Name, Type – Weekday/Weekend/Fast Track/Kids) to [email protected] and/or [email protected]

My Alliance works best on Chrome/Firefox/Safari on a Laptop/Desktop Computer. We recommend that you regularly clear your browsing history on these to ensure optimum utilization of the platform.

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USER GUIDE ( My Alliance and Zoom )

Please watch this video AFTER you have read all the details highlighted above in the Sections on My Alliance and Zoom :

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Study Material

The digital copies of the textbook are available on your class (teacher) from the FIRST DAY OF YOUR CLASS. The study material is accompanied by the relevant Audio Files.

If you have a hard copy of the study material, please follow the procedure below on a laptop/desktop computer:

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