ISE Trinity Exam Resources
ISE I Listening Exams - Silver

40 x Listening exams
(single use)

  1. Basketball (free sample exam)
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Burlington Arcade (free sample exam)
  4. Charles Dickens (free sample exam)
  5. Cheung Chau Bun Festival
  6. Chocolate (free Sample exam)
  7. Edinburgh Festival
  8. Elephants
  9. Entertainment (free sample exam)
  10. Erden Eruç
  11. Food
  12. Harriet Tubman
  13. History (free sample exam)
  14. Immanuel Kant
  15. James Cook
  16. Korea
  17. Lizards
  18. London Organisation (free sample)
  19. May Day
  20. Modern Habits
  21. Nanaimo Bath Tub Championship
  22. Norwich (free sample exam)
  23. Rhinos
  24. Schnauzer Dogs
  25. Science (free sample)
  26. Seven Wonders
  27. Sharks
  28. South East Asia
  29. Space shuttles (free sample exam)
  30. St Dominic
  31. Storms (free sample exam)
  32. Swimming club
  33. The Atacama Desert
  34. The British Museum
  35. The Globe Theatre
  36. The Indus Valley
  37. The Inuit
  38. The Modern World
  39. Wollemi National Park
  40. X-Rays
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ISE I Trinity Listening Exams Teachers edition
ISE I Listening Exams - Gold

40 x Listening exams
(unlimited repeats)

  1. Basketball (free sample exam)
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. Burlington Arcade (free sample exam)
  4. Charles Dickens (free sample exam)
  5. Cheung Chau Bun Festival
  6. Chocolate (free Sample exam)
  7. Edinburgh Festival
  8. Elephants
  9. Entertainment (free sample exam)
  10. Erden Eruç
  11. Food
  12. Harriet Tubman
  13. History (free sample exam)
  14. Immanuel Kant
  15. James Cook
  16. Korea
  17. Lizards
  18. London Organisation (free sample)
  19. May Day
  20. Modern Habits
  21. Nanaimo Bath Tub Championship
  22. Norwich (free sample exam)
  23. Rhinos
  24. Schnauzer Dogs
  25. Science (free sample)
  26. Seven Wonders
  27. Sharks
  28. South East Asia
  29. Space shuttles (free sample exam)
  30. St Dominic
  31. Storms (free sample exam)
  32. Swimming club
  33. The Atacama Desert
  34. The British Museum
  35. The Globe Theatre
  36. The Indus Valley
  37. The Inuit
  38. The Modern World
  39. Wollemi National Park
  40. X-Rays
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ISE I Trinity Reading Exams
ISE I Reading Exams

4 x Reading exams

  1. ISE Reading exam 1
  2. ISE Reading exam 2
  3. ISE Reading exam 3
  4. ISE Reading exam 4
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ISE I Language Functions

10 x Grammar lessons

  1. Questions
  2. Present perfect
  3. Past tenses
  4. Modal Verbs
  5. Infinitive of purpose
  6. Future
  7. Expressions of Preference
  8. Connectors
  9. Conditionals
  10. Adjectives and quantifiers
4/5
  1. Travel
  2. Transport
  3. Special Occasions
  4. Rules & Regulations
  5. Music
  6. Money
  7. Learning a Foreign
  8. Language
  9. Health & Fitness
  10. Festivals
  11. Fashion
  12. Entertainment
 
4/5

ISE I Trinity Exam Resources

ISE I summary

Reading & Writing

How long is the Reading & Writing exam? Two hours.

Which skills do the reading tasks test?

  • Reading for gist
  • reading for details
  • reading comprehension
  • understanding the main ideas of a text.

Which skills do the writing tasks test?

  • How you organise a text
  • your range of language functions, grammar and vocabulary
  • how well you answer the question
  • how you transform reading texts into a writing text.

The Reading & Writing exam has four parts:

Task 1 — Long reading

How many texts? One text.

How long is the text? About 400 words.

How many questions? 15 questions.

  • questions 1–5 — choose the right title for each paragraph of the reading text
  • questions 6–10 — decide which five statements from a list of eight are true according to the text — three are false
  • questions 11–15 — complete sentences with words from the reading text.

Task 2 — Multi-text reading

How many texts? Four short texts.

How long are the texts? In total, the four texts are about 400 words. One of the texts is an infographic.

How many questions? 15 questions.

  • questions 16–20 — choose which text matches a description — there are five questions that describe the main idea or purpose of the texts
  • questions 21–25 — decide which five statements from a list of eight are true according to the texts — three are false
  • questions 26–30 — complete summary notes with exact words from the texts — the notes are a summary of the four texts.

Task 3 — Reading into writing

How many texts do I read? You use the four texts from task 2.

What do I write? A descriptive essay, a discursive essay, an article (magazine or online), an informal email or letter, a formal email or letter, or a review.

How many words do I write? 100–130 words. You can only use information from the texts in task 2 in your answer. Your answer must be in your own words and not copied from the texts.

Task 4 — Extended writing

What do I write? A descriptive essay, a discursive essay, an article (magazine or online), an informal email or letter, a formal email or letter, or a review.

How many words do I write? 100–130 words.