2019 Workshop

December 4-day ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) workshop and 1-day Oral Proficiency Guidelines (OPG) workshop

Where:  Pyle Center on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Campus

When: 14-18 December 2019

What: This four-day workshop introduced the ACTFL rating scale, the structure of the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and techniques of administering and rating the OPI, including its applications in the language classroom. Participants observed and conducted  live practice interviews across all proficiency levels (Novice through Superior). Participation in a 4-day OPI Assessment Workshop is the first step toward becoming an ACTFL Certified OPI Tester with Full Certification. Following the 4-day ACTFL workshop, the 1-day OPG workshop addressed the significance of the OPG project for the design of the curriculum, the process for writing OPG, and the tasks of of the language team leaders and participants in collecting  interview data.

A detailed agenda can be found here

Some photos can be found here