Welcome, Spanish language educators for all grade levels! We realize the importance of assessing and gauging the progress of your students’ speaking skills, and we understand the challenges you face in this evaluation process.

Introduction to Oral Proficiency Levels is a free open educational resource (OER) that can help you gain a foundational understanding of how to evaluate Spanish speakers. The resource includes:

  • Practice: Video-based practice modules designed to strengthen your understanding of the ACTFL Speaking Proficiency Guidelines and to help you evaluate the speaking levels of your language students.
  • Materials: Editable versions of the practice modules on Google Drive that you can revise and share with other educators.
  • Guidance:  Instructions on conducting interviews to assess Spanish learners’ proficiency levels.

See the practice modules