German Proficiency Interviews (GPIs)

What is a GPI?

The German Proficiency Interview, or “GPI,” is a 15-20 minute guided conversation in German with a faculty member trained in oral proficiency testing. The GPI offers a way to practice for your ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI), which is required for German majors and the German Language Certificate. You can learn more about the GPI by clicking here.


Who takes the GPI?

All students in German 202, 301, 303 and 400R will be required to take the GPI, and there may be limited opportunities for others students enrolled in German courses to sign up as well.


Scheduling your GPI

Signing up for the GPI will be done in class. Changes to appointments must be made in the department office (3112 JFSB) or directly with the interviewer (Talita Wiener-Osman).