Please note that, until further notice, all TESTCan testing sessions have been CANCELLED due to COVID-19 restrictions. Registration and material requests will not be processed.

At this time, we are unable to respond phone calls. For any questions, please contact us at

Preparing for the TESTCan

Please note that our offices are currently closed for an undetermined period of time and that we cannot ship Preparation Materials or Official Score Reports until our offices open again. Please contact us at if you have any questions. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

Information for Test Candidates Booklet

The Information for Test Candidates Booklet includes examples of the different components of the TESTCan.

Courses and Tutors

The best way to prepare for the TESTCan is to take an academic French course at your local university or college. At the University of Ottawa, French as a second language (FLS) credit courses and intensive courses are available. Another option is to work with a tutor. Please contact the head of the FLS department at your local university or college. Language Testing Services does not provide test preparation courses or tutoring services.

Test Preparation Materials

Candidates may purchase the “Test préparatoires du TESTCan” from Language Testing Services for $15.00 plus shipping ($20). The materials included:

  • Information for Test Candidates Booklet
  • Listening Comprehension test, including audio CD;
  • Skimming and Scanning test;
  • Reading Comprehension test;
  • Answer key;
  • Sample writing topic.


These materials may be purchased online or in person (payment by Money Order) at 70 Laurier Ave E, room 130.

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