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ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview

Language Testing International (LTI) updates test availability periodically.  For a complete list of available OPI testing languages, visit LTI's website.  

Official OPI Rating 

Category I

Dutch, English*, French, Haitian Creole, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili and Swedish. 

Category II

German, Hindi, Indonesian, Modern Greek, Punjabi and Urdu. 

Category III

Cambodian, Czech, Hmong, Hebrew, Hungarian, Lao, Polish, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Slovak, Tagalog, Turkish, Thai, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

Category IV

Arabic,
Cantonese,
Japanese,
Korean
and
Mandarin. 

Novice High  101 101  102  102 
Intermediate Low  102 102  201  201 
Intermediate Mid  201 201  202  202 
Intermediate High  201 & 202  201 & 202  202 & 3XX (1) 202 & 3XX (1) 
Advanced Low  202 & 3XX (1) 202 & 3XX (1)  3XX (1) & 3XX (2)  3XX (1) & 3XX (2) 
Advanced Mid  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)
Advanced High/Superior  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)  202, 3XX(1), 3XX(2)

* English as a second language.  

[1] 3XX(1) indicates an upper-level conversation course that emphasizes oral proficiency at the beginning of the major sequence; for example, Spanish 306: Advanced Spanish Conversation.

[1] 3XX(2) indicates an upper-level elective course. To earn credit for such a course, a student must score at least an Adv. Low (categories III-IV) or Adv. Mid (categories I-II) on both the Oral Proficiency Interview and the Writing Proficiency Test. 

For information on scheduling an OPI assessment, contact Language Testing International (LTI).