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A1 Movers Practice TestWelcome to our free A1 Movers Practice Test for the Reading and Writing section, which tells you if you are ready to take the Cambridge English A1 Movers at your local centre.

The A1 Movers Practice test is a free test designed for students between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. It will take about 30 minutes to complete, and it will suggest if you are ready to take the test. You can opt to receive your results by email.

A1 Movers Practice Test

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Part 1


- 5 questions -

Look and read. Choose the correct words.


Children learn and have lessons here.a school


1This is green. You can walk or sit on it.
2This place has a lot of trees and plants.a
3This animal is good at climbing and can hold things.a
4You can buy your food and clothes in this place.a
5You see these in gardens, parks and sometimes houses.







Part 2


- 6 questions -

Read the text and choose the best answer.


Daisy:I love Miss Baker's music lessons at school the most.
Paul:A Do you? ✓ B Have you? C Are you?


1Paul:Why do you like her?
2Daisy:Who's your favourite teacher, Paul?
3Daisy:Is he the one with a beard?
4Daisy:I like teachers who smile a lot.
5Daisy:Miss Baker never gets angry.
6Daisy:I want to be a music teacher like her one day. Are you good at singing, Paul?

Part 3


- 6 questions -

Read the story. Choose a word from the list.

Hi, I'm Peter. I'm thirteen years old, and I love sports. I like tennis and football, but my favourite sport is (1) . My dad and I are big fans of the Brighton Bulls, and we go to all their games.

Three times a week after school, I go to the (2) and play badminton with my friend Jack. I also enjoy going to the (3) as I love swimming there. My dad and I love sports, so we sometimes go (4) together.

On Saturdays, I sometimes go to the park because it's the best place to (5) . My brother, Oliver, never comes with me. He just wants to stay at home and play computer games. Really boring!


sailingbasketballschoolsports centresports centre
swimming pool 




6 Now choose the best name for the text.

Part 4

- 5 questions -

Read the text. Choose the right words in the spaces.

You make a sandwich with bread. You can put cheese, fish, meat or salad in sandwiches. Students sometimes take sandwiches (1) school with them. People sometimes eat sandwiches when they go on a trip to have a picnic. Over 300 years ago, the Earl of Sandwich (2) the first sandwich, which had meat in it. He was very hungry, but he (3) want to stop playing a game of cards with his friends. He wanted to eat his dinner but not get messy. The word 'sandwich' comes from (4) name.

Now, there are Sandwich Days in some countries (5) lots of people eat sandwiches all day.


Part 5

- 7 questions -

Read the text. Write one word in the missing gaps.

Charlie likes to go for long walks. He often goes to the mountains or the countryside near his home to take pictures of the plants and the animals that he sees. He loves his camera because it was a birthday present from his favourite uncle. Last weekend, Charlie wanted to go to the forest to take some pictures of birds.

In the afternoon, Charlie put his camera in his bag. He took some ham and cheese sandwiches for his lunch. Charlie walked in the forest and looked at the trees. He saw a beautiful yellow bird. Carefully, Charlie took his camera out of his bag and took a great picture.

Then Charlie came to a place in the forest that he didn't know. He was afraid. 'Are there bears in the forest?' he thought. Charlie listened. There was a waterfall near him. He climbed a tree and looked around. He saw the waterfall and he smiled as he knew where he was. He walked back to his house.

  1. When Charlie sees plants or he takes pictures of them.
  2. Charlie's uncle gave him a for his birthday.
  3. Charlie wanted to take pictures of in the forest.
  4. Charlie {{{put}|took}} his lunch and his camera in his bag.
  5. The beautiful bird which Charlie saw was
  6.  Charlie that there were bears in the forest.
  7. From the tree, Charlie could see the .

Part 6

- 6 questions -

Look and read and write.

playing in the garden


A girl is wearing a yellow dress.

What's the weather like? It is very hot.

Complete the sentences

1. The boy with the white t-shirt is kicking a

2. There are four children outside in the .

Answer the questions

3. What is the boy in the kitchen doing?

He some water for the children.

4. What is the girl with the pink dress holding?

She is holding a .

Complete the sentences about the picture.

5. The children in the garden and they are waiting .

6. The children have because it is too outside.


More English-level tests available:

We regularly add listening and speaking exercises to practise for this part of the A1 Movers test.
The more words you encounter and understand, the broader your day-to-day vocabulary will become. Our word games and puzzles are an excellent way to help to reinforce spellings in your mind.
Especially helpful are exercises that are focussed on a theme or topic as these provide word retention practice so you can be confident to read, write, speak and listen successfully.
Links to Young Learners Exams:

Cambridge English: Young Learners, also known as Young Learners English Tests, is a suite of English language examinations specially designed for children in primary and lower-secondary school. The tests are provided by Cambridge English Language Assessment.

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