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ESOL English language qualifications: English for speakers of other languages.


Trinity ESOL qualifications are recognised internationally as reliable evidence of proficiency in English. Our exams assess and promote the skills needed for effective communication in real life. They’re available to individuals, schools and colleges in more than 60 countries.

ISE tests speaking, listening, reading and writing.

For students preparing for study and work - 5 levels available from elementary to advanced (A2 to C2).


Trinity has revised and updated its Integrated Skills in English (ISE) qualification. The exam is available at five levels from A2 to C2 on the Common European Framework (CEFR), so there is a level for every learner. 

ISE is a four skills qualification intended for young people and adults - typically at school, college or university. It is also suitable for teachers who require a respected English language qualification.

ISE assesses students’ ability to interact in English in an authentic and meaningful way through the use of integrated reading and writing tasks and integrated speaking and listening tasks. Preparing for ISE builds real-life English skills and transferable skills required for academic study and employability. 


Start preparing for revised ISE

Click on these links to find a page of information and resources for each level:

ISE Foundation (A2) | ISE I (B1) | ISE II (B2) | ISE III (C1) | ISE IV (C2)




ISE is a contemporary four skills exam containing two modules: Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening.    


These modules can be taken together, or at different times, when students are ready.


Watch our videos for an introduction and brief overview of the two ISE modules, Reading & Writing and Speaking & Listening

Last modified: Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:14 AM