OPI & WPT Tests for Majors

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Oral Proficiency Test (OPI) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPT)


Who should take the OPI and WPT Tests?

The Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) is a required test for Arts & Sciences majors in French, German, and Spanish, and for Patton College majors in Foreign Language Education.

The Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) is for Patton College majors in Foreign Language Education, who, in addition to the OPI test, also need to take this test in order to complete their graduation requirements.


Below are instructions to register for the OPI or WPT provided by Language Testing International.

  • Go to the Language Testing International website
  • Click on “buy a test”
  • Click on “get started”
  • Click “yes” if you are testing for “State Teacher Certification”
  • Select “Ohio University-Dept. of Modern Lang.”
  • Select language
  • Select test type
  • Select “proctoring option”
  • Select “web-based proctoring”
  • Select date and time
  • Create account
  • Process payment  


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