Prepare for your B1 GESE Grade 5 SELT test

What is in the exam?

The exam is 10 minutes long. There are two parts:

  • Topic: You choose a topic to prepare in advance of the test, for discussion with the examiner.
  • Conversation: You have a short conversation with the examiner about two subject areas chosen by the examiner.

What exam preparation can I do for my B1 English test?

For B1 exam preparation study materials and resources click on the icons below: to find out what study help is available; to practise speaking activities; to watch videos showing what the exam is like (when taken in a Trinity SELT centre); and to read a step-by-step description of actions from booking your test to receiving your certificate.

What is the Trinity GESE Study App?

The Trinity GESE Study App is an on-the-go study tool for those preparing to take a Secure English Language Test. Created by English language experts it covers all areas of study required for the GESE Speaking and Listening test at Grade 2 (A1), Grade 3 (A2) or Grade 5 (B1). With a simple, easy to use interface you can be online studying and tracking your English language progress within an hour of purchasing the App.

The digital App can be accessed through an iPhone or Android mobile or tablet device and can help you to:

  • Practise your speaking and listening skills
  • Improve your vocabulary
  • Practise your grammar

The App can be purchased at the time of booking a SELT exam or can be purchased separately by contacting our Customer Service team on 0333 358 3183.

What is Exam Protect?

Exam Protect is an optional service that can give you more flexibility and peace of mind before sitting your Trinity SELT GESE Grade 5 (B1) exam.

Exam Protect gives you two advantages at the same time:

  • One resit of your SELT exam at the same level, at no extra cost, should you not pass your test.
  • One reschedule of your exam to a new date and time of your choice, with no further admin charges, if requested up to 24 hours before the test day.

Exam Protect can be purchased at the time of booking a SELT exam or purchased separately by contacting our Customer Service team on 0333 358 3183 up to 24 hours before your Trinity SELT GESE exam.

“Easy and efficient studying experience. You can do everything on your computer thanks to the webinars. The day of the exam was well organised and it was easy to understand what you have to do and to go through the test.”

Francesco Coppola, GESE Grade 5
Trinity SELT London Hammersmith


Preparation materials

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