CESL English Proficiency Test (CEPT) - Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

The Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) now offers a test of spoken English proficiency.
The details of this test of communicative competence in English are as follows:

Format: Interview with assessment and ESL professional staff
Length: Approximately 15 minutes
Mode: video interview via Skype
Assessment: All interviews are scored according to a scale from the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).
Cost: $60.00 (US)
Testing Fees: All sales are final. The testing fee is not refundable, transferable, or deferrable.

IMPORTANT: CESL is only able to certify spoken English proficiency with this test, and not overall proficiency (as can be determined by multi-skill English proficiency tests, such as our CEPT Full Academic Test, TOEFL, or IELTS).

Please take a few minutes to fill out this application form.

In order to complete the application process you will need the following information:

  • Email Address
  • Copy of your Passport to Upload
  • $60.00 (paid with a valid credit card)
  • Current Skype address
  • Important! Before beginning this process to arrange an interview, you must make arrangements for sponsorship by a University of Arizona Department/College.

If you have all of the preceding items then click Next below.

By clicking Next, you agree that your official test score report may be released to the International Faculty and Scholars office and International Student Services (ISS) at the University of Arizona, if they request it.