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ISE 1
Integrated Skills Exam

2014




Inlingua Sassari
Piazza Mazzotti, 6
07100 Sassari
Tel/Fax 079 28 15 23
sassari@inlingua.it
www.inlingua.it
Inlingua Alghero
Via Vittorio Emanuele, 11
07041 Alghero
Tel/Fax 079 98 94 026
alghero@inlingua.it
www.inlingua.it























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INDICE



1) PRESENTAZIONEP. 3


2) CONTROLLED WRITING.....P. 6
(24 MAGGIO 2014 h.10.00)

PAST PAPERS (PROVE PASSATE)
a) READING INTO WRITING..P. 7
b) CREATIVE WRITING..P. 24


3) PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014.....P. 27


4) ORAL INTERVIEW (FASE ORALE)...P. 31
a) TOPIC FORM....P. 32


5) COME PREPARARSI ALLESAME.P. 33
















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PRESENTAZIONE





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PRESENTAZIONE: ISE 1

La sigla ISE sta per Integrated Skills Exam, ovvero Esame di Abilit Integrate.
La parola integrate viene utilizzata perch lesame prevede sia delle prove scritte che orali.

Lesame ISE 1 equiparato al livello europeo B1 e al livello inlingua 2.

DATE IMPORTANTI

SCADENZA ISCRIZIONE
venerd 28 marzo
*Per iscriversi necessario compilare lapposito modulo e
versare la quota desame pari a 109
ESAME SCRITTO Sabato 24 maggio, ore 10.00

Lesame ISE 1 prevede le seguenti prove:

1. LESAME SCRITTO CONTROLLATO questa parte dellesame si svolge presso inlingua Sassari, in
quanto centro registrato Trinity. Durante lesame non consentito luso del dizionario o di altri supporti
linguistici, n luso della cancellina.

LISE 1 prevede lo svolgimento di 2 compiti o tasks in 90 minuti complessivi:
- Nel TASK 1 al candidato vengono forniti 1 o pi testi da leggere; sulla base delle informazioni
contenute nei testi, il candidato deve poi completare un compiti scritto (150 parole).
- Nel TASK 2 il candidato chiamato a fare un elaborato scritto simile a quelli richiesti per il portfolio.
Lelaborato consiste nella descrizione di luoghi, persone o cose oppure nel racconto di fatti semplici
relativi ad avvenimenti passati, presenti e futuri (150 parole).

I temi dellesame scritto vertono su argomenti quali: feste o manifestazioni, mezzi di trasporto,
occasioni importanti (ad es. compleanni), intrattenimento (ad es. cinema, TV, locali etc.), musica,
esperienze personali recenti.

2. IL PORTFOLIO consiste in una raccolta di 3 lavori scritti, preparati dal candidato a casa propria.
Ogni anno il Trinity College fornisce un elenco di argomenti per il portfolio, suddiviso in 3 sezioni,
composte da 5 titoli o tasks ciascuna. I candidati devono scegliere un task da ciascuna sezione.


3. IL COLLOQUIO in questultima prova il candidato sostiene un
colloquio con un esaminatore Trinity per una durata totale di 8 minuti. Il
colloquio suddiviso nelle seguenti parti:

- discussione di un argomento preparato dal candidato (il cosiddetto
topic 4 minuti)
- discussione del portfolio e di unarea tematica scelta dallesaminatore (4
minuti).

Per sostenere la prima parte del colloquio, gli studenti devono preparare il
proprio discorso compilando il topic form (vedi figura a lato).






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LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS









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CONTROLLED WRITING





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READING INTO WRITING
PAST PAPERS

Prova: May 2005 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .







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PAST PAPERS

Prova: November 2005 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .







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Prova: April 2006 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .







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Prova: May 2006 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .


















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Prova: June 2006 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .









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Prova: October 2006 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .








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Prova: January 2007 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .









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Prova: January 2008 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .












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Prova: November 2008 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .


















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Prova: January 2009 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .









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Prova: May 2009 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .














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Prova:November 2009 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .















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Prova: April 2012 Svolto in data:.. Giudizio: .














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CREATIVE WRITING

COMPITO TASK DATA DI
SVOLGIMENTO
GIUDIZIO
May
2005
Write a review (approximately 150 words) for an
entertainment guide about the clubs in your area.
Describe at least two different clubs and give
information about the kind of entertainment and the
people who like to go there.

November
2005
Rich people are usually happier than poor people.
Write an article (approximately 150 words) for a popular
magazine saying what you think about this subject,
giving examples to support your opinion.

April
2006
Your friend has invited you to stay at his/her house this
weekend, but unfortunately you cannot go. Write a
letter (approximately 150 words) to your friend
explaining why you cannot go and tell your friend about
all the things you have to do this weekend. Say when
you will be able to see him/her again and what you want
to do together.

May
2006
A TV magazine has asked its readers to write an article
on My favourite television programme ever! Write an
article (approximately 150 words) for the magazine
describing the programme you like the most and giving
at least three reasons why it is your favourite.

June 2006
You have a new, very strict teacher/manager who has
introduced some rules at your school or workplace. You
think these rules are totally unnecessary! Write a letter
(approximately 150 words) to your teacher/manager
explaining why you do not like the new rules and asking
if you can discuss them.

October
2006
You've just won a big prize in a competition! Write an
email (approximately 150 words) to a friend:
i) explaining what you had to do in the competition
ii) describing what you have won and
iii) telling your friend how you are planning to celebrate
tonight.

January
2007
Write a review (approximately 150 words) for an
entertainment guide of a film or play you have seen
recently in the cinema, theatre or on television.
i) describe the story
ii) say something about the actors and
iii) explain who you think the film or play is most suitable
for.






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January
2008
Write an article (approximately 150 words) for an
entertainment magazine about a famous person in your
country who a lot of people like.
i) Describe the person and
ii) explain why he/she is popular.

April
2008
Write a description (approximately 150 words) for a
family magazine about an object that is very important
to you:
i) describing where the object came from
ii) saying how long you have had it and
iii) explaining why it is so special.

May
2008
Write a review (approximately 150 words) of a well-
known singers new album for a music magazine:
i) giving your opinion of the songs (words and music) and
ii) saying how it compares to previous recordings by the
same singer.

November
2008
Write an article for a travel guide (approximately 150
words) about the three best tourist attractions in your
country:
i) saying which three places of interest visitors to your
area need to see and
ii) giving reasons why they will enjoy them.

January
2009
Write a review for a music magazine (approximately 150
words) of two songs by different singers:
i) comparing the music and the words of the songs and
ii) saying what kind of people you think will like them.

May
2009
You recently attended a music festival in your country.
Write a review (approximately 150 words) for a music
magazine:
i) explaining what were the best and the worst parts of
the event and
ii) giving your opinion on the bands and singers you
heard.

November
2009
Write a description (approximately 150 words) for a
writing competition of the most important person in
your life saying:
i) what this person has done to help you in the past and
ii) why they are so important.






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May
2010
Write a description (approximately 150 words) of your
favourite singer for a music magazine:
i) saying how long you have liked this singer
ii) giving your opinion of their songs and
iii) saying what their plans are for the future.

April
2011
Jane, your American friend, finds it very difficult to learn
foreign languages. Write a letter (approximately 150
words) to her, saying:
i) why you enjoy learning a language
ii) what you find difficult and
iii) what techniques you use to help you remember new
words.

April
2012
Write your diary (approximately 150 words), real or
imaginary, for a day when you found some money
explaining:
i) where you found the money
ii) what you were doing at the time and
iii) what you are planning to do with it.







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PORTFOLIO TASKS





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IL PORTFOLIO 2014

I candidati devono scegliere un task da ciascuna delle 3 sezioni indicate qui sotto .

SEZIONE 1 Corrispondenza (LETTERA, EMAIL): 70-80 parole

1. You went to a great party last weekend. Write an email to a friend saying what people were
doing when you arrived at the party and why it was so good. Tell your friend about a party you
are having next week.
2. You have just visited a famous building in a well-known city. Write a letter to a friend saying how
long you have been in the city and why you chose to visit the building. Give your opinion of the
famous building.
3. Your friend wants to know how to get fit and healthy. Write an email to your friend telling
him/her about two different ways you have tried. Say which one you preferred and explain why.
4. Your friend in planning a long journey around your country. Write a letter to your friend saying
which form of transport you think is best and how long the journey will take. Tell your friend
what he/she must take on the journey.
5. You have just started learning a new language (not English). Write an email to your friend saying
why you started learning this language and what things you need to do to improve. Say if you
prefer the new language to English.

SEZIONE 2 Scrittura factual (RELAZIONE, ARTICOLO, RECENSIONE): 110 130 parole

1. Write an article for a travel magazine with the title The top three tourist attractions in my area.
Describe three places in your area that tourists must visit and give reasons for your choices. Say
how long they need to spend in each place.
2. There is going to be a film festival in your area. Write a report for the organisers explaining why
the festival is a good idea and what films might be popular. Say what the organisers need to do
to make sure lots of people attend the festival.
3. You have just visited a new cinema in your area, but you were disappointed with it. Write a
review for an entertainment guide describing the problems and giving your opinion of the
cinema. Say what you think will happen if the cinema does not improve.
4. A popular band is performing in your area next week. Write an article for a music magazine
giving your opinion on their music and saying how successful you think the concert will be. Say
what the regulations will be at the event.
5. Your college canteen only sells unhealthy food. Write a report for the head teacher explaining
what food the canteen has offered recently and what you think they need to sell to help
students be healthy. Say why it is important for students to be healthy.


SEZIONE 3 Scrittura creativa e descrittiva (RACCONTO, DIARIO, DESCRIZIONE): 110 130 parole

1. You recently went to a relatives wedding. Write a description for a magazine saying what your
relative had to do to prepare for the wedding and describing what happened on the day. Give
your opinion of the experience.
2. Write a story for a writing competition with the title The day I met my favourite film star.
Explain how you met your favourite film star and give your opinion of him/her. Say if you think
you will meet this person again in the future.





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3. A fashion magazine has asked readers what fashions are popular. Write a description for the
magazine of the different fashions you see in your area. Explain why you think people follow
these fashions and which styles you prefer.
4. Write a story for a website called www.winners.com about a time when you won first prize in a
competition you entered. Say what you had to do to win the competition, describe what your
prize was and explain what you intend to do with it.
5. Yesterday you made a new friend. Write your diary saying what you were doing when you met
him/her and explaining why you liked this person. Say what you think you will do together in the
future.

IMPORTANTE: Il numero di parole contenute in ciascun compito deve essere chiaramente
specificato sulla copertina del portfolio (vedi sotto: Portfolio cover sheet) e i candidati non devono
superare il numero massimo di parole consentito.

Nel conteggio delle parole non sono inclusi: indirizzi, date o titoli. Le contrazioni come wasnt o
didnt sono considerate due parole.

Ogni studente dovr presentare una bozza del portfolio entro il termine stabilito. Non
rispettare tale termine significa non avere la sicurezza che la bozza verr revisionata in tempo per
fare eventuali modifiche prima della consegna finale.

Il portfolio completo e definitvo deve essere consegnato almeno un giorno prima della prova orale
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DA RICORDARE:
- I lavori contenuti nel portfolio devono essere opera esclusiva del candidato.
- Solo il candidato pu effettuare correzioni o modifiche ai lavori del portfolio.
- Gli insegnanti (o altre persone) non possono effettuare correzioni al portfolio.
- Agli insegnanti consentito dare un solo feedback per task: questo viene fornito esclusivamente
tramite il feedback form (vedi figura sopra).
- Solo linsegnante del candidato pu dare un feedback sul portfolio.
- vietato copiare da qualsiasi fonte scritta e presentare il lavoro come proprio





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ORAL INTERVIEW





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Integrated Skills in English Topic form ISE 1

Candidate name:


The information on this form must be presented to the examiner during the examination.
ISE 1 Registration no:
Centre: Session:
Centre no: Examination date:
Title of topic:

Main points
to discuss
about my topic





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PREPARARSI ALLESAME





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COME PREPARARSI ALLESAME??

Gli esami Trinity sono un ottimo modo di ottenere un riconoscimento ufficiale del proprio livello di
conoscenza della lingua inglese, nonch un modo per migliorare e consolidare le nozioni acquisite
durante il corso frequentato.

Ecco i nostri consigli per prepararsi ad un esame Trinity se vuoi un promemoria, indica quale attivit
hai svolto.

Esami ISE:

Seguire almeno 4 seminari informativi tenuti da Sean presso la nostra sede di inlingua Sassari

Fare almeno 4 past papers per preparati allesame scritto controllato.

Preparare il TOPIC FORM prima dellinizio delle simulazioni delle prove orali.

Fare almeno 3 simulazioni della prova orale.

Studiare in maniera approfondita i vocaboli legati alle SUBJECT AREAS (Aree tematiche) dellesame
orale

Rispettare il termine di consegna della prima bozza del portofolio in modo che possa esservi
restituito in tempo per effettuare eventuali modifiche. Scadenza per la consegna della PRIMA bozza
30 APRILE; Scadenza per consegna della versione DEFINITIVA 30 MAGGIO 2014.



Buon lavoro!!