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ESOL English language qualifications

English for speakers of other languages.

Trinity ESOL qualifications are recognised internationally as reliable evidence of proficiency in English. Our exams assess and promote the skills needed for effective communication in real life. They’re available to individuals, schools and colleges in more than 60 countries.

Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE)

GESE tests speaking and listening.

For learners of all ages - 12 grades available from beginners to advanced (pre-A1 to C2).

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Integrated Skills in English (ISE)

ISE tests speaking, listening, reading and writing.

For students preparing for study and work - 5 levels available from elementary to advanced (A2 to C2).

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Spoken English for Work (SEW)

SEW tests speaking and listening in a work context.

For people about to start work or who have just started – 4 levels available, from intermediate to advanced (B1 to C1).

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ESOL Skills for Life (QCF)

Tests speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Award and Certificate qualifications for adults learning English in the UK – 5 levels available from beginner to advanced (Entry 1 to Level 2).

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Trinity Stars

Promotes language learning through drama, music and performance.

For children starting to learn English, aged 3-12 – a group award.

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Trinity has been assessing English language proficiency for over 75 years. Our qualifications are recognised by employers, universities and government institutions around the world.

Our ISE, GESE, SEW and Skills for Life exams are regulated by exams regulator Ofqual.

In 2012 GESE, ISE and SFL were awarded the ALTE Q-mark.

Test trialling ensures the quality of our exams and
offers benefits for volunteer participants.

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