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Trinity and bachicherato revision

Here is an excellent website to revise for the Trinity test. You can complete grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation activities.

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ISE II Portfolio Tasks: Writing personal and formal letters

With this post we will learn how to write personal and formal letters.

Activity 1: Learn about the structure of an informal letter.

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Activity 2: Try the letter generator to write formal and informal letters.

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Activity 3: Now write a formal letter on this BBC website.

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Activity 4: Read the examples of letters in this interactive website.

Pantallazo

Activity 5: Learn more about writing personal and formal letters.

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Activity 6: Listen to this explanation about formal letters.

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Activity 7: Finally, visit this website about official letters.

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TRINITY PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014

Create a Google Drive document for all your Trinity tasks this year. Share the document with your teachers. Copy and paste  the section and task numbers and the paragraph with the instructions for each task in this document before every composition. Don’t forget to include all the tasks mentioned! Check the spelling and count the words using Google drive tools. Include the number of words in each task.

ISE II — PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014
SECTION 1
ISE II — Correspondence (word length range: 120–150 words)
1. Your country is taking part in an international food fair. Write a letter to the organisers suggesting what foods from your area to include and explaining how
this event could benefit your area. Persuade the organisers to send you some free tickets for the fair.

Deadline: Wednesday 23rd October

ISE I — PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014
SECTION 1
ISE I — Correspondence (word length range: 70–80 words)
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.

Deadline: Friday 25th October

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Trinity Portfolio Tasks: Writing emails

With this post we will learn how to write email, informal and formal letters.

Activity 1: Learn how to write an email with this interactive graphic organiser.

email

Activity 2: Here is another website to learn about formal and informal emails. Complete the activities on-line. In a document write a summary of the structure and the key language for each section.

emalx

Activity 3: Click here to download two more PDF documents about how to write emails and letters. Print them out and highlight the expressions you can use in emails. Writing-emails and Writing Emails and Letters

TRINITY PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014

Create a Google Drive document for all your Trinity tasks this year. Share the document with your teachers. Copy and paste  the section and task numbers and the paragraph with the instructions for each task in this document before every composition. Don’t forget to include all the tasks mentioned! Check the spelling and count the words using Google drive tools. Include the number of words in each task.

ISE I — PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014
SECTION 1
ISE I — Correspondence (word length range: 70–80 words)

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.

Deadline: Friday 18th October 2013

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.

Deadline: 1st November

ISE II — PORTFOLIO TASKS 2014

SECTION 1
ISE II — Correspondence (word length range: 120–150 words)
2. Your friend recently started university in a big city. You have heard that he/she is neglecting his/her studies. Write an email to your friend saying what
you have been told. Persuade your friend to work harder and explain what the disadvantages could be if he/she does not do this.

Deadline: Wednesday 30th October

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Trinity College Portfolio Tasks 2014

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The Trinity College portfolio tasks for the year 2014 have been published. Here is the link to the document.

You will have to write a task every week. But you must follow these rules for the preparation of the portfolio:
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Creative and descriptive writing

On this post you will find resources helpful to write your Portfolio tasks for section 3: creative and descriptive writing.

Resource 1: Writing recounts

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Resource 2: A brief explanation of recount texts

a recount

Resource 3: Writing narrative texts

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Resource 4: A diary entry

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Writing factual texts: articles, reports and reviews

With this post you will learn about different types of text.

Activity 1: Complete this activity on-line.

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Activity 2: Now learn about these different types of texts with more details.

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Answer these questions:

  1. What is the difference between factual texts and and creative or literary texts?
  2. What types of texts above are factual writings?
  3. Which ones are creative texts?

Activity 3: Now learn how to write effective magazine articles. Copy and pasta all the phrases you can use to write a magazine article in a document.

rhetoActivity 4: Visit this website to learn how to write a good book or film reviews.

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Here is a worksheet with vocabulary you can use to write a film review: Some vocabulary for talking about and reviewing movies

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Writing personal and formal letters

With this post we will learn how to write personal and formal letters.

Activity 1: Learn about the structure of an informal letter.

letter

Activity 2: Try the letter generator to write formal and informal letters.

letterrs

Activity 3: Now write a formal letter on this BBC website.

Pantallazo-1

Activity 4: Read the examples of letters in this interactive website.

Pantallazo

Activity 5: Learn more about writing personal and formal letters.

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Activity 6: Listen to this explanation about formal letters.

Pantallazo-3

Activity 7: Finally, visit this website about official letters.

Pantallazo-2

TRINITY TASKS

ISE I Section 1: Correspondence (word length range: 70–80 words)

2. Your friend wants to learn another language and doesn’t know whether to do an online course or go to a language school. Write a letter to your friend giving your opinion on online courses and saying what you think about language schools. Tell your friend how you prefer to learn a language.

Deadline: 11th February

4. A music magazine is doing a survey to find the world’s most popular singer. Write a letter to the editor of the magazine describing your favourite singer. Give reasons for your choice and say why you prefer him/her to other singers.

Deadline: 18th February

5. Your friend wants to become a television presenter. Write a letter to your friend saying what he/she will have to do to be a television presenter, what he/she might find difficult and if you think he/she will be successful.

Deadline: 25th February

ISE II Section 1: Correspondence (word length range: 120–150 words)

1. A new school has just opened in your area and it will be named after a famous person. Write a letter to your local newspaper describing the person you think this school should be named after, explaining why this would be a good idea and saying how this person’s life might inspire students.

Deadline: 11th February

3. An environmental organisation is giving awards for effective environmental projects. Write a letter to the award’s organiser describing an environmental project in your area, saying how you think this project might benefit the environment in the future and persuading the organiser to consider the project for an award.

Deadline: 18th February

5. There is a plan to build a large football stadium near a small village in your area. Write a letter to a local newspaper reporting the feelings of local residents, outlining your own views on the plan and speculating on the long-term effects on the village.

Deadline: 25th February

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Preparation for the Trinity interview

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Here are some useful documents that will help you in the preparation for the Trinity interview:

1. Documents containing the vocabulary for all the subject areas in the interview:

ISE I SUBJECT AREAS

ISE II SUBJECT AREAS

2. Documents containing conversation questions for the interview:

ISE I CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

ISE II CONVERSATION QUESTIONS

I hope you can all contribute to these documents inserting other possible terms and questions!

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Portfolio Tasks Section 1: writing emails

With this post we will learn how to write email, informal and formal letters.

Activity 1: Learn how to write an email with this interactive graphic organiser.

email

Activity 2: Here is another website to learn about formal and informal emails. Complete the activities on-line. In a document write a summary of the structure and the key language for each section.

emalx

Activity 3: Click here to download two more PDF documents about how to write emails and letters. Print them out and highlight the expressions you can use in emails. Writing-emails and Writing Emails and Letters

TRINITY ISE I TASKS 2013

Create a Google Drive document for all your Trinity tasks this year. Share the document with your teachers. Copy and paste  the section and task numbers and the paragraph with the instructions for each task in this document before every composition. Don’t forget to include all the tasks mentioned!

Section 1: Correspondence (word length range: 70-80 words)

1. You and your friend are planning an outdoor party together. Write an email to your friend saying what you have done to prepare for the party, what your friend needs to do and what you can do if it rains.

Deadline: 28th January 2013

3. You are going to take part in a sports competition. The prize is meeting a famous sports star. Write an email to a friend saying what the rules of the competition are and who you will choose to meet if you win. Say what you will have to do to prepare for the competition.

Deadline: 4th February 2013

 TRINITY ISE II TASKS 2013

Section 1: Correspondence (word length range: 120–150 words)

2. A famous chef is going to make a television programme about local produce and has asked for suggestions. Write an email to the chef saying what local dishes he should include in the programme and describing how eating habits have changed in your area. Say why you think the programme would be interesting to viewers.

Deadline: 28th January 2013

4. You have been working hard in your job. Write an email to your manager explaining what you have achieved during the past year and including the positive comments made by your colleagues. Persuade your manager to reward you for your hard work.

Deadline: 4th February 2013

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