What are the Trinity Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE)?

Our courses prepare students for the Trinity Graded Examinations in Spoken English (GESE) but what is it?!

• A one-to-one oral exam
• It focuses on students’ speaking and listening abilities
• It’s available from beginner to advanced level
• It simulates a ‘natural conversation’
• It gives students the opportunity to demonstrate the language they have learnt.

These exams are very personal to you and allow you to talk about to your experiences, ideas and opinions; it could be a holiday, a sport, a hobby, or perhaps your family or studies – in other words, things that are of interesting to you! You just have to do it in English!
The emphasis of the exam is completely on spontaneous speaking and the use of real English in a relatively natural interaction. Even at the initial levels, it helps you become more confident in speaking your new language and interacting with a native speaker - who will do everything they can to make you feel comfortable and will encourage you to show what you what you can do in English…not what you can’t do!

The GESE is offered at 12 different grades, which are grouped into 4 stages of language level. The 4 stages are known as Initial, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced. This means there is the right level for everyone!


There are so many good reasons to do the Trinity exam:
• It’s an internationally recognised qualification
• It builds confidence in using real-life English
• It provides evidence of proficiency in spoken English
• Results are given on the same day!
• The certificate is valid for life
• It’s a positive, motivational experience.

Most students walk out of the exam with a smile on their face saying it’s the best exam they’ve ever taken! All in all, a great way to complete your course!

 2nd March 2018 /    Alice /   English Courses, Education, Trinity Exam

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