FLED candidates can consult the OPI Familiarization Manual for more information.
Prior to Registering Online: You must confirm 2-3 available dates with the Proctor (Sonja Francois.) These dates must be at least 10 (ten) business days from the first requested date.
Register online at: http://www.languagetesting.com
You must purchase a phone card in order to place and charge the phone call for your scheduled OPI appointment.Cost of phone interview: $134.00, however, the fee is determined by ACTFL and beyond the authority of KSU, so fees may increase without prior notice.
A recommendation for a teaching certificate in a foreign language requires a rating of Advanced Low (for Type I languages) or Intermediate High (for Type II languages) on the official Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). Candidates in the Alternative Teacher Preparation Program in Foreign Languages must provide a copy of their OPI certificate with the appropriate rating before being admitted to theYearlong Clinical Internship I (FLED 4670). Undergraduate degree candidates (B.A. in Modern Language & Culture: Concentration II) must submit a copy of the official certificate during Yearlong Clinical Experience I (FLED 4650) in order to complete course requirements.