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Prepare for your GESE Grade 5 exam

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.  You must complete a Topic Form in advance and bring it with you to the exam.
  • Conversation: You have a short conversation with the examiner about two subject areas chosen by the examiner.


What is the exam like?

Watch Aslam and other candidates taking the GESE Grade 5 exam:


Results and certificates

After the test you will receive an exam report form with your provisional result (Pass or Fail) - see examples of exam report forms below.

Candidates in the UK can usually expect to receive their Trinity SELT certificate within 7 days.


What study help is available?



Classroom activities


In addition...


Exam Report Form samples for GESE Grade 5

Your provisional results show how you performed in your exam. Here are some examples of an exam report form at different levels of achievement:


Find a Trinity SELT centre Book GESE Grade 5


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