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Trinity Exams

Stael Ruffinelli de Ortiz- English

Is representative of Trinity College London ESOL GESE, ISE  and SEW, These examinations are taken by hundreds of thousands of candidates worldwide each year  as evidence of English language proficiency .

Trinity exams are recognized by higher educational institutions and in a work context. There is a GESE, ISE or SEW  grade to suit every candidate.
The grades are mapped to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

 

GESE

The GESE (Graded Examinations in Spoken English) exams test candidates' ability in listening and speaking. They are one-to-one oral examinations with a Trinity examiner. Trinity's Graded Examiniations in Spoken English are suitable for candidates who have learnt English as a foreign, second or additional . GESE exams are recognised by higher educational institutions around the world as evidence of English language proficiency for student admission.  GESE exams are available at twelve levels mapped to the CEFR. These levels define the increasing ability to apply individual skills in English for authentic professional and occupational purposes.

 

ISE

Trinity's Integrated Skills in English (ISE) exams assess all four language skills – Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading – interacting with each other as they do in the real world. An ISE exam forms a natural part of any course of English at Stael Ruffinelli de Ortiz-English.
ISE exams are recognised by higher educational institutions around the world as evidence of English language proficiency for student admission.
ISE exams are available at five levels mapped to the CEFR. These levels define the increasing ability to apply individual skills in English for authentic professional and occupational purposes.
 

Three components

PORTFOLIO: The exams include a portfolio element. The portfolio is a collection of the student´s written work including correspondence, factual writing and creative writing. By taking classroom work into account as well as tasks carried out under exam conditions, a wide and varied sample of learner work is taken fully into account.
The oral interview of the exam includes discussion of the portfolio.

CONTROLLED WRITTEN EXAM: The Controlled Written exam is taken at a Trinity Registered Exam Center. The papers are available on fixed dates. In the Controlled Written exam candidates are expected to display their ability to use the functional, grammatical and lexical items specified for the level.


SPOKEN INTERVIEW: The candidate´speaking and listening skills are assessed in the interview. The candidate is expected to perform  different tasks according to the level, such as giving a formal presentation and interacting wih the examiner. The examiner engages the student in a genuine conversation . During this phase the portfolio is discussed . The spoken interview is one-to.one with a Trinity examiner.

SEW: The Spoken English for Work (SEW) exam is a unique assessment of spoken English communication in a work context. Through a series of interactive tasks, SEW tests assess a full range of practical speaking and listening skills that are required in the world of work on a day-to-day basis. SEW prepares candidates for real-life working situations by providing valuable practice and assessment in telephone conversations, formal and informal presentations - along with the opportunity to discuss real work issues in an English-speaking context.
The four levels of SEW provide a measure of linguistic competence from intermediate to advanced levels, B1 to C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.