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Trinity College London (TCL) is the external examinations board of Trinity College of Music and has been functioning since 1877. Nearly 600,000 students in 60 countries sit for Trinity exams every year in music, theater and English communications skills at all levels from gradeschool through postgraduate study.
Bodies providing credit by examination can be the ideal solution for the independent or out-of-loop learner seeking official recognition for skills and expertise acquired through private study. Though TCL is primarily an arts college, it has an excellent program in English communications skills as well as in ESOL and teaching for ESOL. A professional diploma in English language communications from TCL is a mark of highest distinction anywhere in the world.
Trinity College London is the external examinations board of Trinity College of Music. It is an arts college with classes in music, theater and a wide range of English language and communications diplomas. Their international examination board and has been providing academic assessments since 1877. Nearly 600,000 students in 60 countries sit for Trinity exams every year. Trinity offers exams in a wide range of performing arts subjects, but also in English language communications, English for Speakers of Other Languages, and English language pedagogy.
Trinity exams are fully accredited by Of qual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and other education authorities in many countries around the world.
Trinity College London offers nine graded certificates in Speech and Drama, Individual Acting Skills, Group Performance, Shakespeare, Choral Speaking, Communication Skills, Musical Theatre and Performance Arts. After the initial grade, certificates are numbered from Grade 1 to Grade 8 and increase in difficulty. These are roughly equivalent to primary and secondary school study in the USA. Candidates receive grades on a scale from 1 to 100, with 60 being a passing grade.
TCL also offers foundation, intermediate and advanced certificates corresponding to undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate study in USA universities. These are designated Associate (ATCL), Licentiate (LTCL) and Fellowship (FTCL) and the right is conferred upon passing students to display ATCL, LTCL or FTCL after their names.
Trinity College London offers a choice of qualifications for students and teachers of drama and speech subjects at all levels of experience and ability. Exams can be taken by individuals, pairs or groups. Study strands include Speech and Drama, Individual Acting Skills, Group Performance, Shakespeare, Choral Speaking, Communication Skills, Musical Theatre and Performance Arts.
Assessment in English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) was first offered by Trinity College London in 1938. Trinity College London ESOL currently offers certificates for non-native speakers of English, and in the Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) for teachers of non-native speakers of English.
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The Advanced Speech and Writing Class, both traditional (in Monrovia CA) and online, is designed specifically to prepare students for Trinity College commuications skills Exams.