Speaking & Listening activities ISE I (B1)

Practise speaking and listening activities

Use these resources to help prepare for ISE I (B1) Speaking & Listening exam tasks:

Topic task

Conversation task

Independent listening task 1

Independent listening task 2

Additional speaking resources

The following additional speaking activities at CEFR level B1 are informed by insights gained from the Trinity Lancaster Spoken Learner Corpus research project. Learning from prior Trinity speaking assessment results, these activities focus on practising aspects of speaking that will help students improve their communication skills in all situations.


Practice independent listening activities

Use these example audio resources to help prepare for the Independent listening exam task:

Listening task 1

Ants (NEW March 2024)

Chickens (NEW March 2024)

Festivals (NEW March 2024)




Cheese Rolling Festival

Charles Dickens


Burlington Arcade

Crane flies


 Henri Matisse

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