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French K–12

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Multiple Choice Section

Test Format and Sample Questions

The French K to 12 subject area test consists of sections that test your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, as well as your knowledge of pedagogy and French linguistic structures, vocabulary, and culture. The test includes approximately 78 questions, and you will have two-and-one-half hours to complete the entire test.

Multiple Choice

This section of the test consists of multiple-choice items. Read the question, select the best answer, and indicate your choice by selecting A, B, C, or D.

The table below presents types of questions on the exam and directs you to examples of these formats among the sample items that follow.

Table of Question Formats

Question Format Sample Items
Reading comprehension and vocabulary
Select the response option that best identifies, summarizes, or translates a short passage.
Item 2
Choose the response option that identifies features of the culture, arts and literature, history, geography, and socioeconomic and political institutions of France and the Francophone world. Identify the relationships among the perspectives, products, and practices of the culture studied.
Item 3
Language structures and linguistics
Choose the response option that best completes a sentence or identifies a feature of French linguistic structures.
Item 12
Choose the response option that best identifies methods, materials, and technologies used for teaching French or provides the best recommendation for a specific teaching situation.
Item 19

Sample Questions

The following questions represent both the form and content of questions on the examination. These questions will acquaint you with the general format of the examination; however, these sample questions do not cover all of the competencies and skills that are tested and will only approximate the degree of examination difficulty.