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Spoken English Requirement
Section 2.8 of the Graduate School Handbook
International or permanent resident graduate students for whom English is not the first language must certify their proficiency in spoken English before assuming any Graduate Teaching Associate (GTA) instructional duties. They may become certified by scoring 28 or higher on the spoken portion of the TOEFL iBT, 8.5 on the IELTS, or by scoring at the appropriate level on the Oral Proficiency Assessment (OPA) administered by the ESL Spoken English Program.