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


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).