B1 SELT – GESE Grade 5 £179.99

B1 SELT – GESE Grade 5   £300

You must pass a Secure English Language Test (SELT) in at least CEFR level B1 in Speaking and Listening for:

  • Indefinite Leave to Remain (to settle) or British Citizenship 


GESE Grade 5 exam = CEFR B1.

GESE Grade 5

  • 10 minute speaking and listening test

  • Next Day Pass/Fail Results

  • Certificate usually sent within 7 day

Speaking & Listening only

You may also need to take a ‘Life in the UK’ Test as part of your application. Visit the government Home Office website for more information about the Life In The UK test.

Prepare for your GESE Grade 5 B1 exam

What is in the exam?

The exam is 10 minutes long. There are two parts:

  • You must complete a Topic Form in advance and bring it with you to the exam.

  • You will discuss the topic with your examiner

  • The examiner will choose two subjects areas to have a short conversation with you.


Topic Phase (about 5 minutes)

  • Select a topic, fill in the form in advance, take it to the exam and give it to the examiner.

  • You will need to talk to the examiner about the topic you have chosen and ask at least one question 

  • The examiner will ask questions and will talk to you about at least four things on your Topic Form.

  • Need to use Grade 5 language.

Conversation Phase (about 5 minutes)

The examiner will choose any two of the following six subjects to talk to you about:

Festivals Means of transport

Special occasions, eg birthday celebrations

Entertainment, eg cinema, television, clubs


Recent personal experiences

Ask the examiner at least one question about the subjects.

Results and certificates

After the test you will receive a report with you provisional result - Pass or Fail, You should expect to receive your Certificate through the post within 10 days.