Within 21 days of taking your exam, you will be emailed your final result and your Diagnostic Report. Upon receiving a passing grade, certificates will be sent by post usually within 21 days after you take your test. When you receive your ISE results, you will also receive:
See below for information about:
Candidates who pass
If you passed both parts of the exam, you will receive:
Candidates who fail
If you fail either or both parts of the exam, you will receive:
To improve your skills use the information in the report to identify relevant practice activities in our skills development tables below. When you are ready, you can book to re-take your test.
A diagnostic profile report for each part of the exam show the skills tested for reading, writing, speaking and listening.
To see an example of a full ISE III diagnostic report, see below:
Here is an example of a candidate’s diagnostic report for Task I - Long Reading in the Reading & Writing part of the exam. It shows the three language skills measured by Task 1:
Although this candidate's sub-skills in 'reading for the main idea' and 'reading carefully for details' are good (ie the coloured bars correspond to 'adequate performance'), the sub-skill of 'reading carefully for facts or information' needs further development (ie the coloured bar corresponds to 'more practice required').
In this example, the candidate should refer to the Skills Development Table shown below for suggestions on how to improve this particular sub-skill of reading.
How can I use these to develop my skills?
Your diagnostic report is very useful for identifying which skills you must develop and practise to improve. Use the information in the report to identify relevant practice activities in our skills development tables below.
Skills Development tables
These tables list the skills tested in each part of the exam and offer practical ideas about where to target and practise skills for improvement. Designed for teachers to use in the classroom they are also useful to people preparing for ISE exams.
ISE III Skills Development Tables
Refer to the tables below to see what you can do to practise your skills:
ISE III (C1)
Visit Prepare for your ISE III SELT test for more guidance and support to help you prepare for your test.
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