READING AND WRITING EXAM


El examen dura dos horas, tanto para ISE I como para ISE II.

El examen tiene cuatro partes:

  • Task 1 — Long reading
  • Un texto largo de 400 (ISEI) /500 (ISEII) palabras y 15 preguntas del tipo:
  • questions 1–5 — choose the right heading 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 —◗ questions 11–15 — complete sentences with words from the reading text.
  • Task 2 — Multi-text reading:
  • Cuatro textos de 400 (ISEI) 500 (ISEII) palabras en total. Pueden ser gráficas, emails, entradas de blog, etc. con 15 preguntas del tipo: questions 16–20 — choose which text matches a description — ◗ questions 21–25 — decide which five statements from a list of eight are true according to the texts — ◗ questions 26–30 — complete summary notes with words from the texts.
  • Task 3 — Reading into writing:
  • Después de leer Task 2 los alumnos tendrán que escribir: An essay or article de 100-130 (ISEI) 150–180 (ISEII) palabras con información de los textos, usando sus propias palabras y sin copiar del texto.
  • Task 4 — Extended writing:
  • Tipo de texto : An essay, article, letter, review or email in response to a question. 100-130 (ISEI) 150–180 (ISEII) palabras.

Subject areas for ISE I:

  • Travel
  • ◗ Money
  • ◗ Fashion
  • ◗ Rules and regulations
  • ◗ Health and fitness
  • ◗ Learning a foreign language
  • ◗ Festivals
  • ◗ Means of transport
  • ◗ Special occasions
  • ◗ Entertainment
  • ◗ Music
  • ◗ Recent personal experiences

Subject areas for ISE II:

◗ Society and living standards

◗ Personal values and ideals

◗ The world of work

◗ Natural environmental concerns

◗ Public figures past and present

◗ Education

◗ National customs

◗ Village and city life

◗ National and local produce and products

◗ Early memories

◗ Pollution and recycling