Notice of qualification withdrawal:
Trinity College London has ceased to offer Spoken English for Work (SEW) exams.
See SEW withdrawal arrangements for further details of timings..
Please talk to your Trinity representative about alternative Trinity qualifications which may be appropriate for your candidates.
Note: Trinity Spoken English for Work (SEW) certificates are valid for life and provide reliable evidence of English language proficiency achieved.
This is where you can find resources including a Guide for Teachers, along, sample videos and exam performance descriptors for teachers and candidates.
Guide for teachers
Performance descriptors help to explain the what the examiners are looking for when assessing the exam. They are to be used for the assessment of all phases of the exams at all levels. Results look-up tables show fail grade profiles for each SEW level.
The following resources are available to help both teachers and candidates plan and prepare for the exam.
An A4 information leaflet summarising key features of the SEW exam.
- Information for Trinity exam centres
- Information about accreditation, qualifications and standards
- Exam appeals procedures