Integrated Skills in English B1

This test from Trinity College is at B1 level.

You take ISE I in two parts — Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening.

The Reading & Writing exam takes 2 hours and has four parts:

  1. Task 1 — Long reading - one long text and 15 questions
  2. Task 2 — Multi-text reading - read 4 short text and answer 15 questions
  3. Task 3 — Reading into writing - write an essay or an article based on the four texts in Task 2. 100–130 words
  4. Task 4 — Extended writing - An essay, article, letter, review or email in response to a question.100–130 words.

The Speaking & Listening exam is a one-to-one interview with a Trinity examiner.
The exam is in three parts:

  1. Topic task (4 minutes) - You need to talk about a topic you have already prepared
  2. Conversation task (2 minutes) - Look at some pictures about different subjects and discuss one of them with the examiner
  3. Independent listening tasks (7 minutes) - You listen to two recordings and take notes. The examiner will ask you about the recordings

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