Department of World Languages and Cultures at Winthrop - Oral Proficiency Interview
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Department of World Languages & Cultures
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Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
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World Languages and Cultures

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

All students pursuing a BA in Modern Languages are required to take the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview in order to receive their diploma. Those students pursuing the degree with certification to teach in grades K-12, or with plans to apply to the MAT5 or MAT program in Spanish or French, are expected to score at a level of "Advanced-Low". Students pursuing the degree without certification are expected to score at a level of "Intermediate-High."

For information about the ACTFL OPI, please refer to the following site:

Last Updated: 8/20/20