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Entry Level 1 (QCF)

Exam specifications
Download exam specifications for ESOL Skills for Life (QCF) - Entry 1. This document contains essential information for each unit including: 

  • Structure of units
  • Candidate profile
  • Exam format and procedure  
  • Assessment criteria
  • Performance descriptors
  • Mark schemes

 The following teaching resources will help you to prepare for the exams.

 

Speaking and Listening
The Speaking and Listening assessment takes the form of a one-to-one conversation with a Trinity examiner, plus a small group discussion (up to three people) facilitated by a Trinity examiner. 

Read the generic performance descriptors for Speaking and Listening.

Watch sample videos of an interview and a group discussion at this level. Use the Rationale documents to see how they were marked.

 

Entry 1 Interviews Entry 1 Group Discussions

 

Reading 
The Reading assessment at this level takes the form of a 45 minute exam taken under controlled exam conditions.

 

Writing
The Writing assessment at this level takes the form of a 30 minute exam paper taken under controlled exam conditions.

 

To book exam sessions at this level, follow our exam administration guidance.


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