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French: "fide" exam practice materials?

As of 2018, the "fide" exam is one of the methods for demonstrating the language competence required for naturalization. We are in Vaud, btw.

I've been told that there are practice materials available online but have not been able to find them. The material available on the website above seems to be for teachers and formateurs/trices. Has anyone found material aimed at the language learners?

Thanks!
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As of 2018, the "fide" exam is one of the methods for demonstrating the language competence required for naturalization. We are in Vaud, btw.

I've been told that there are practice materials available online but have not been able to find them. The material available on the website above seems to be for teachers and formateurs/trices. Has anyone found material aimed at the language learners?

Thanks!
From what I can see, start from this page. You will need to sign up first before you have access to the information that is in the left column. They seem to have some resources for people who have to take a test.

Link: https://www.fide-info.ch/fr/sprachniveaus
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

HI,
If anyone needs, I can send the examples what I met on the exam.
As a success story: I downloaded all the materials from the FIDE page above, and went through the typical situations with an online tutor. That was it, 97% for B1 oral part. (2 months before preparation I hardly qualified for A2.2 in a language school)).
I would say the exam is really easy, but you really need to prepare your vocabulary and play the situations.


oh, if anyone wants a name of my tutor - you are welcome to ask as well!
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

Hi Mary_dobr,

Could you please PM me your tutor's contact information. I'm appearing for the test in November and I'm looking for a tutor.

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HI,
If anyone needs, I can send the examples what I met on the exam.
As a success story: I downloaded all the materials from the FIDE page above, and went through the typical situations with an online tutor. That was it, 97% for B1 oral part. (2 months before preparation I hardly qualified for A2.2 in a language school)).
I would say the exam is really easy, but you really need to prepare your vocabulary and play the situations.


oh, if anyone wants a name of my tutor - you are welcome to ask as well!
I'd love to see the examples and know the name of your tutor! Thanks.
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

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HI,
If anyone needs, I can send the examples what I met on the exam.
As a success story: I downloaded all the materials from the FIDE page above, and went through the typical situations with an online tutor. That was it, 97% for B1 oral part. (2 months before preparation I hardly qualified for A2.2 in a language school)).
I would say the exam is really easy, but you really need to prepare your vocabulary and play the situations.


oh, if anyone wants a name of my tutor - you are welcome to ask as well!
Hi - I would also greatly appreciate any examples or advice for the exam as well as the name of your tutor!

Many Thanks
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

Hi,

Just to add that people who need to prove an A2 level of French in order to apply for their C permit can also take a DEFL level A2 exam (available in Lausanne/ Geneva..) rather than do the FIDE.
There are lots of past exam papers available to work on and the 4 skills required to pass the DELF exam level A2 with a list of basic objectives.
The 4 skills are:
-listening comprehension
-reading comprehension
-speaking production
-writing production
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

Hi all,
I am sorry that I was on a vacation and could not reply earlier.. let me share the name of my tutor here directly:
Virginie is an experienced French teacher, and her school is called AVLINGUA



https://www.avlingua.com/en/about-me/
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

Hi Mary!
I'd love to get examples as I have FIDE test next Wednesday, thank you in advance!
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HI,
If anyone needs, I can send the examples what I met on the exam.
As a success story: I downloaded all the materials from the FIDE page above, and went through the typical situations with an online tutor. That was it, 97% for B1 oral part. (2 months before preparation I hardly qualified for A2.2 in a language school)).
I would say the exam is really easy, but you really need to prepare your vocabulary and play the situations.


oh, if anyone wants a name of my tutor - you are welcome to ask as well!

Hi ! I also want the name of the tutor ! Thank you so much for sharing it !
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

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HI,
If anyone needs, I can send the examples what I met on the exam.
As a success story: I downloaded all the materials from the FIDE page above, and went through the typical situations with an online tutor. That was it, 97% for B1 oral part. (2 months before preparation I hardly qualified for A2.2 in a language school)).
I would say the exam is really easy, but you really need to prepare your vocabulary and play the situations.


oh, if anyone wants a name of my tutor - you are welcome to ask as well!


Hello Mary,


I would also appreciate if you share any examples for the exam as well as the name of your tutor!


Thanks in advance.
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Hello Mary,


I would also appreciate if you share any examples for the exam as well as the name of your tutor!


Thanks in advance.

Hi Anita, the name of the tutor is above


for the material, as there are quite a lot of people asking, I would post here the instructions.
You need to register and login here:
https://www.fide-info.ch/fr/login



and then download everything from here:
https://www.fide-info.ch/fr/wasistfide/kursmaterial


Hope this helps



Good luck!!!
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

Hi Mary,

I have applied for FIDE Oral A1 exam only and not written.

Could you please let me know whether there was listening part in FIDE ORAL A1.

It would be of great help if you can share your experience on this a s how many sections are in ORAL part.


Thanks
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Re: French: "fide" exam practice materials?

Hi,

Have you taken the FIDE Oral A1 only exam? I am scheduled to take it in 2 weeks and was wondering if you have any tips or suggestions on to successfully pass the exam.

Thank you in advance
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Hi,

Have you taken the FIDE Oral A1 only exam? I am scheduled to take it in 2 weeks and was wondering if you have any tips or suggestions on to successfully pass the exam.

Thank you in advance

Hi!
I was taking B1 for the oral part
for the A1, well, I suggest to go to their official page, register there to get the list of topics.. and to go through it to see, if you understand what those topics are and can say very basic things there are also examples of situations for different levels.


God luck!
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