China

Welcome to Trinity exams in China.

Please contact the China Trinity office or a Trinity Registered Examination Centre near you if you require any further information.

ESOL exams - Trinity Stars, GESE, GESE (China), ISE

  • Trinity Stars – Young Performers in English Award
    This award is designed to encourage the teaching and learning of English language through drama, music and performance. It is a group award, designed for children aged anywhere between 3 and 12 years old who are starting to learn English.
  • GESE – Graded Examinations in Spoken English qualifications
    GESE exams are available at 12 progressive levels from beginner to advanced and focus on the skills of speaking and listening. They are one-to-one oral assessments with a Trinity examiner.
  • GESE (China) – Graded Examinations in Spoken English qualifications (with local examiners)
    GESE (China) exams are available at 6 progressive levels and focus on the skills of speaking and listening. They are one-to-one oral assessments with a Trinity examiner. 
  • ISE – Integrated Skills in English qualifications
    ISE is a contemporary four skills exam available at five levels from A2 to C2 on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). It consists of two independent exam modules: Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening, which can be taken together, or at different times when students are ready.

Drama exams

Candidates from Mainland China who wish to take Drama exams, please contact amy.wang@trinitycollege.com.cn

TESOL exams

Find out about our English language certificate and diploma teaching qualifications:

  • CertTESOL
  • DipTESOL

For more information click here

Recognition of Trinity’s exams in Mainland China

Trinity ESOL examinations are used, recognised or recommended by the following organisations in China:

  • The Beijing Education Examinations Authority (BEEA)
  • The Hubei Examinations Authority (HBEA)
  • Liaoning Provincial Education Bureau
  • The National Foreign Language Teaching & Research Association (NFLTRA)
  • The Chinese Athletes Educational Foundation (CAEF)
  • English First (EF)
  • Shane English (Shane)

 

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Candidate enrolment

Please contact a centre near you for exam enrolment details.

Reports are given to all candidates and successful candidates receive their certificates from London within 6-8 weeks of the examination.

For exam dates for Drama and any other general queries, please contact Amy Wang at amy.wang@trinitycollege.com.cn for further assistance.

Trinity English language publications

A full list of available materials can be seen at trinitycollege.com/esolpublications. To find out more, please click on the links there to visit publisher websites, or contact the following local distributor:

Details of English language requirements and assessment criteria for Trinity's qualifications are specified in teacher guidance documents for GESE and ISE exams, available on the Trinity website.

Please note:

  • Exam preparation books are not available from Trinity. If you would like to place an order, please contact a supplier directly.
  • While Trinity seeks reasonably to ensure that approved publications are accurate and suitable for Trinity exams, Trinity cannot accept any liability for their content.

 

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