Published on February 18, 2014
ISE III (C1)
PART 1: PORTFOLIO TASKS (20%) Section 1: Correspondence (between 180 – 210 words): Email, letter. (20%) ◦ 3 sections Section 2: Factual writing (between 220– 250 words): Article, review, report. (40%) Section 3: Creative / descriptive writing (between 220 – 250 words): Description, story, diary. (40%) ◦ The portfolio needs to be ready by mid-June.
PART 2: CONTROLLED WRITTEN EXAM (30%) Reading into writing task: writing of a composition from a little text. (33.33%). Approximately 300 words. b. Correspondence task: writing of a letter, an email, postcard. (33.33%). Approximately 250 words. c. Creative writing: writing of a composition (33.33%). Approximately 250 words a. You have 2 hours and 30 minutes to complete these 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. e. Introductions. Formal topic presentation and discussion: each student prepares a topic to talk about with the examiner. (40%). Up to 8 min. Interactive task: conversation with the examiner about a topic. (20%). Up to 4 minutes. Discussion of the portfolio and of a topic selected by the examiner. (20%). Up to 5 min. Listening (20%): two different tasks. Up to 3 min. You can see videos of real exams in the web page of Trinity College.
MORE INFORMATION: For ISE III (C1) the price of the exam is 170€. 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
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR ISE III
Language functions: Expressing abstract ideas, regrets, wishes, hopes, assumptions, opinions tentatively, caution, empathy and sympathy, beliefs, and reservations. Paraphrasing Evaluating opinions, past actions and course of events and different standpoints. Hypothesizing Developing an argument. Defending a point of view, summarizing information, ideas and arguments Deducing Justifying an argument Inferring Challenging arguments and opinions
Grammar: Accuracy. A broad range of complex structures, used flexibly and effectively in combination and contrast: ◦ Mixed conditionals ◦ Should/must/might/could + perfect infinitive ◦ Correct verb patterns: verbs followed by gerund and infinitive ◦ Complex forms of the passive with modals.
Vocabulary: Specific vocabulary to the topic and subject areas. Idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms. Cohesive devices to recap and recover (as I was saying, anyway…) Hesitation fillers (I mean, you know…) Modifying words (basically, quite, certainly…) Intensifiers(absolutely, completely…) Vague and imprecise language. Expression related with the language funcitons listed before. Conectors Stock phrases to gain time (well, let me think…)
ISE III (C1) ISE III is at level C1 on the CEFR and consists of two exam modules: Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening. Reading & Writing
4 What is ISE III? ISE III is an English language exam for learners of English who are at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference.
Watch our sample video on ISE III (C1) Speaking & Listening. To find out more about our ISE exams visit: http://www.trinitycollege.com/ISE.
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