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Foreign language proficiency testing offered at UMES

  • Thursday, November 10, 2011

    PRINCESS ANNE, MD- (Nov. 9, 2011)-The Foreign Language Instructional Center at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is now a site for foreign language proficiency testing.

    The center administers the Oral Proficiency Interview on behalf of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language.  The ACTFL certificate is used as evidence of language proficiency in academic and workplace settings.

    Conducted in a one-on-one telephone interview format, it is the most widely recognized language proficiency test.  Registration for the ongoing testing is required. A fee is paid to the ACTFL. Call 410-651-6543 or visit for more information.


    Gail Stephens, assistant director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-651-7580,  

    Bill Robinson, director, UMES Office of Public Relations, 410-621-2355,