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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 Pre A1 Starters 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.


The people in this sometimes sing or play guitar.a band


1This person helps people who are sick in the hospital.a
2Some people put milk or lemon in this drinka cup of
3There are lots of cars, buses and people in this busy place.a
4You can put cheese or meat between bread to make this.a
5This part of a farm where you often see vegetables.a







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.

Jack and Jill’s mum is a police officer. The children and their dad were at home last Tuesday evening when Mum phoned.

She said, ‘I have to do some more work here at the (1) . Ask Dad to make your dinner.’

‘Oh no!’ said Jack. ‘Dad can’t (2) !'

The family looked for some food in the kitchen cupboards. They found some potatoes, tomatoes and carrots. ‘What can we make with these?’ asked Jack. ‘I’m very (3) !’ Then Jill said, ‘I know! We can make soup.’ Jack was not happy. He said, ‘I don’t like soup. I want pizza!’ ‘Sorry, Matt,’ Dad said. ‘We haven’t got any frozen pizzas in the fridge. We only have these (4) to eat for dinner.’

Jill and Dad made the soup. Then the three of them sat down and started eating. Jill asked Jack, ‘So, what do you think?’ ‘It’s delicious! I love it!’ Jack answered. ‘Can I have another (5) of soup, please?’ And they all laughed.


beachsupermarketpolice stationcook




6 Now, choose the best name for the text.

Part 4

- 5 questions -

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

People all around the world play football, but the first people (1) played football lived in England. Did you know that in many games, football players (2) about eight kilometres!

The game is called football in most countries, but in America and Canada, some people call (3) soccer. Another name for football is 'the beautiful game'.

One of the most famous football players is called Cristiano Ronaldo. He's a fantastic player. He could kick a ball really well (4) he was only five. You can read about him (5) the internet.


Part 5

- 7 questions -

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

Yesterday morning when Sally woke up, she was happy. It was Sunday and she liked Sundays. She went downstairs and her mother made some pancakes with honey for breakfast. The weather wasn't very cold, but it was cloudy. Sally put on her jacket before she went outside. She climbed on a rock and sat there looking at the countryside.

'Well, Sally, what would you like to do today?' her mother asked. 'I want to go and see my friend Jane.' Sally said. 'Does she live near the river?' her mother asked. 'That's right. You know her father. He works at the hospital,' Sally said.  Sally phoned her friend, and her mother drove her to Jane's house.

When Sally arrived at the house, both girls decided to go fishing. The girls sat near the river and started fishing. Then Jane shouted, 'I think I've got a fish!' She caught the fish and took it out of the water. The fish jumped and then it was in Jane's curly brown hair! Sally laughed. 'Oh dear, now you need to wash your hair,' The fish jumped out of her hair and landed back in the river. The girls never caught any more fish. When they got back to the house. Jane's mother was making fish and chips for lunch.

  1. Sally was happy because she liked .
  2. Sally ate some with honey for breakfast.
  3. Sally wore her when she went outside.
  4. Jane lives near the .
  5.  Sally's mother knows Jane's father because he works at the .
  6. The fish jumped out of Jane's and back into the river.
  7. Jane's mother was making when they arrived back.

Part 6

- 6 questions -

Look and read and write.

Complete the sentences.

1. The boy is sleeping under a .

2. The man is wearing a black .

Answer the questions.

3. What is the woman on the bench doing?

She .

4. What colour are the men's hair?

One man has black hair, and the other .

Now write full sentences.

5. Where is the bird?

It .

6. How many animals can you see?

There .


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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