Stefano Tromba

  1. ACTFL's MARTHA G. ABBOTT APPOINTED TO NATIONAL SECURITY EDUCATION BOARD

    ALEXANDRIA, VA -- ACTFL Executive Director Martha G. Abbott has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the National Security Education Board. “It is truly an honor to be appointed by the President to serve in this capacity on the National Security Education Board advising on the important work of building our nation's linguistic and cultural capacity,” Abbott said. “We...
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  2. THE OPIc ARRIVES IN CHINA

    THE OPIc ARRIVES IN CHINA
    The Oral Proficiency Interview computer system (OPIc), developed by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), was recently introduced in Shanghai to assist those seeking employment with international companies to demonstrate their proficiency. Currently, the OPIc covers 13 languages and five of them, English, Russian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish, are now available in China. “The system was introduced in China because it...
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  3. Does Bilingualism in America Threaten the English Language?

    Does Bilingualism in America Threaten the English Language?
    English is in no danger of disappearing any time soon; it is firmly established both in America and in countries throughout the world. In fact, no language has ever held as strong a position in the world as English does today. Some people worry when they see Spanish showing up on billboards and pay phones, but in a neighborhood with...
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  4. Oregon Dept. of Human Services

          WELCOME! Oregon Department of Human Services Employees and Candidates: Below, you will find useful links to help familiarize yourself with the format of the speaking and/or writing test(s) you will be taking.  Each sheet is specific to a particular job group.  Please find your current job title or the job title you are...
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  5. DHS-OR - Tips for Writing (Group C)

    ACTFL WPT - (Writing proficiency test) Test taker tips Customer Support Contact: support@languagetesting.com or (800) 486-8444 Test Description: The WPT measures a candidate’s writing ability using real-world situations. You have 80 minutes to complete four major tasks. Each situation has three or more tasks that must be addressed in your response. You are responsible for managing your...
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  6. DHS-OR - Tips for Writing (Group B)

    ACTFL WPT - (Writing proficiency test) Test taker tips Customer Support Contact: support@languagetesting.com or (800) 486-8444 Test Description: The WPT measures a candidate’s writing ability using real-world situations. You have 80 minutes to complete four major tasks. Each situation has three or more tasks that must be addressed in your response. You are responsible for managing your...
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  7. DHS-OR - Tips for Writing (Group A)

    ACTFL WPT- (Writing proficiency test) Test taker tips Customer Support Contact: support@languagetesting.com or (800) 486-8444 Test Description: The WPT measures a candidate’s writing ability using real-world situations. You have 80 minutes to complete four major tasks. Each situation has three or more tasks that must be addressed in your response. You are responsible for managing your...
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  8. DHS-OR - Tips for Speaking (Group C)

    ACTFL OPIc - (Oral proficiency interview by computer) Test taker tips Customer Support Contact:   support@languagetesting.com or (800) 486-8444 Test Description: The OPIc is designed to rate a candidate’s speaking ability. The responses of candidates will be reviewed by The American Council on the Speaking of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) certified raters. The test is delivered by...
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  9. DHS-OR - Tips for Speaking (Group B)

    ACTFL OPIc - (Oral Proficiency Interview by computer) Test taker tips Customer Support Contact:   support@languagetesting.com or (800) 486-8444 Test Description: The OPIc is designed to rate a candidate’s speaking ability. The responses of candidates will be reviewed by The American Council on the Speaking of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) certified raters. The test is delivered...
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  10. DHS-OR - Tips for Speaking (Group A)

    ACTFL OPIc - (Oral proficiency interview by computer) Test taker tips Customer Support Contact:   support@languagetesting.com or (800) 486-8444 Test Description: The OPIc is designed to rate a candidate’s speaking ability.  The responses of candidates will be reviewed by The American Council on the Speaking of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) certified raters. The test is delivered by computer...
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