Published on February 18, 2014
ISE II (B2)
PART 1: PORTFOLIO TASKS (20%) Section 1: Correspondence (between 120 – 150 words): E-mail, letter. (20%) ◦ 3 sections Section 2: Factual writing (between 170 – 220 words): Article, review, report. (40%) Section 3: Creative / descriptive wirting (between 170 – 200 words): Description, story, diary. (40%) ◦ The portfolio needs to be ready by mid-June
PART 2: CONTROLLED WRITING (30%) a. Reading into writing task: writing of a composition from a little text. (50%). Approximately 250 words. b. Writing task: composition about a topic. Similar to the porfolio. (50%). Approximately 250 words. You have 2 hours to complete these two tasks. This part of the exam will take place the 2nd July at 10:00 a.m.
PART 3: INTERVIEW (50%) a. b. c. d. Introductions. Topic discussion: each student prepares a topic to talk about with the examiner. (50%). Up to 4 minutes. Interactive task: conversation with the examiner about a topic. (25%). Up to 4 minutes. Discussion of the portfolio and conversation. Up to 4 minutes.(25%) You can see videos of real exams in the web page of Trinity College.
MORE INFORMATION: For ISE II (B2) the price of the exam is 130€. You need to pay for the exam in MAY. If you want to leave this course, you will have to warn your teacher the previous month because the bill will be charged between the 1st and 5th of each month. If you have any doubt, do not hesitate to contact Aula Abierta: ◦ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ◦ Telephone number: 658 034 555
MATERIALS: You’ll need to buy a book: NEW PASS TRINITY 7-8. Publishing House: BLACK CAT. The rest of the materials needed will be provided by the teacher in paper or online: http://anabelblascomartin.blogspot.com.es/
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR ISE II
Language functions: Giving advice and highlighting advantages and Disadvantages Making suggestions Describing past habits Eliciting further information and expansion of ideas and opinions. Expressing agreement and disagreement, feelings and emotions, impossibility, possibility and uncertainty. Reporting the conversation of others Speculating Persuading and discouraging
Grammar: Second and third conditionals Tenses:present perfect continuous tense, past perfect tense. Simple passive Used to Relative clauses Modals and phrases used to give advice and make suggestions, e.g. should/ought to, could, you’d better
Grammar: Modals and phrases used to express possibility and uncertainty may, might, I’m not sure. Discourse connectors because of, due to Reported speech Linking expressions, e.g. even though, in spite of, although
Vocabulary: Reporting verbs (say, tell, ask, report, advise, promise) Appropriate words and expressions to encourage further participation (what about you?) Phrases and expressions relating to the language functions listed above
Vocabulary: Vocabulary specific to the topic and subject areas Cohesive devices. (so to continue, in other words, for example) Appropriate words and expressions to indicate interest and show awareness of the speaker (Really? Oh dear! Did you?) Simple fillers to give time for thought (well…, um…)
ISE II (B2) resources What is in the exam? ISE II consists of two exam modules: Reading & Writing; Speaking & Listening; Candidates must pass both modules ...
ISE II is an English language exam for learners of English who are at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference. You take ISE II in two parts ...
4 5 What is ISE II? ISE II is an English language exam for learners of English who are at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference.
ANTEQUERA FORMACIÓN C/ Santa Clara nº 24 29200 Antequera (Málaga) Tf/fax: 952 700 993 ANTEQUERA ISE II (B2): Las Pruebas: Las pruebas constan (para ...
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Watch our sample video on ISE II (B2) Speaking & Listening. To find out more about our ISE exams visit: http://www.trinitycollege.com/ISE.
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Integrated Skills in English B2. This test from Trinity College is at B2 level. You take Trinity B2in two parts — Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening.