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CA COURT ORAL PROFICIENCY EXAM INFORMATION AND DOWNLOADS

The oral proficiency exam measures your ability to communicate in the language being tested. Your exam will be given by a live, trained and certified American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) interviewer over a secure telephone connection. Your exam will be recorded by the ACTFL interviewer so that it can later be rated. Register and schedule your exam at one time by calling 888-226-9406 between 5 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Pacific time), Monday through Friday.

A list of available Oral Proficiency Exam (OPE) languages is shown below (Candidates pursuing registered status in one of the languages for which OPE is not available still must take and pass the Written and the English OPE). Please note: Exams are subject to availability.

Afrikaans

Akan-Twi

Albanian

Amharic

*Arabic

*Armenian

Azerbaijani

Baluchi

Bengali

Bosnian

Bulgarian

Burmese

Cambodian (*Khmer)

*Cantonese

Cebuano

Czech

Dari

Dutch

English

French

Georgian

German

Greek (Modern)

Gujarati

Haitian Creole

Hausa

Hebrew

Hindi

Hmong/Mong

Hungarian

Igbo

Ilocano

Indonesian

Italian

*Japanese

Kashmiri

*Korean

Kurdish

Lao

Malay

Malayalam

*Mandarin

Nepali

Pashto

Persian Farsi

Polish

*Portuguese

*Punjabi

Romanian

*Russian

Serbian-Croatian

Sinhalese

Slovak

Somali

*Spanish

Swahili

*Tagalog

Tajik

Tamil

Tausug

Telugu

Thai

Tigrinya

Turkish

Turkmen

Urdu

Uzbek

*Vietnamese

Wolof

Wu and Yoruba

 
* Certified Language, OPE Exam optional, not required
 

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