Trinity College Exams

Here is a presentation for the Trinity Candidates preparing the Trinity College Exams. You have only one month to prepare well, so keep up the hard work and try to do your best!

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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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

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