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playgroundAt the playground listening practice for the Cambridge Assessment English Pre A1 Starters (YLE) exam  where you will hear two people talking about a playground picture. Put the colours in the right places on the picture.

At the playgroundTranscriptVocabulary

Look at the picture. Listen and look. There is one example.

A: Can you see the playground? Would you like to colour the picture?
B: Okay
A: Can you see the truck next to the tree?
B: Right, so it’s next to the tree.
A: Can you put red on it?
B: Yeah, OK.

Can you see the red truck next to the tree? This is an example. Now you listen and put the colour on the trucks.

Question 1
A: Okay. Now can you see the boy and the girl?
B: Yeah, the boy has got a helicopter.
A: That’s right. There’s a truck between the boy and the girl.
B: OK, yeah. There it is.
A: Can you put the colour blue on it?
B: OK. I’m putting blue on it now.

Question 2
A: Look. There’s a truck behind the boy.
B: So, which boy are you talking about?
A: The boy, who is catching a ball.
B: Oh, yeah. I can see him.
A: So, please put pink on it.
B: OK.

Question 3
A: So, what next?
B: Now, can you see the two girls?
A: Yeah, they’re jumping.
B: And can you see the truck?
A: Yeah, it’s in front of that girl. Can I put purple on it?
B: Yes, OK. Put purple on it then.

Question 4
A: Right. Now there’s a truck in the girl’s bag. Can you see it?
B: Well, I can see the girl. She’s sitting under a tree.
A: That’s right. And the bag is next to her.
B: Oh yeah. There it is.
A: Can you see the truck in the girl’s bag?
B: Yeah. Can I put a colour on it?
A: Yes. Put yellow on it then.
B: Okay, there you go.

Question 5
A: Right, this is the last one. Now find the truck on the wall.
B: The truck on the wall?
A: Yes, that’s right.
B: I can see it. It’s here.
A: Good, now how about putting grey on it?
B: OK. I’m putting grey on it now.
A: Brilliant. Well done indeed.

Now listen to it again.

Here are words and phrases from this activity.

  • behind the boy
  • catching a ball
  • girl’s bag
  • helicopter
  • jumping
  • last one
  • next to the tree
  • on the wall
  • playground
  • sitting
  • truck
We regularly add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the Pre A1 Starters test.
In addition, we add reading and writing exercises on a regular basis. Why not bookmark our site, so you can come back to practice anywhere or at any time of the day?
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.

At this beginner level, these exercises provide confidence to speak at this basic level of English.

There are materials specifically concerned with a particular grammar structure at this beginner level of English, useful for when it is being introduced for the first time. The main structure at this level is the Present Simple and you will find resources for this as well as others such as frequency adverbs.

There are resources at a beginner level that will give students practice in listening and writing. At this low level, the writing materials are generally short phrases or sentences.

Living room listening practice for the Cambridge Assessment English Pre A1 Starters (YLE) exam  where you will hear two people talking about a living room photo. Put the colours in the right places in the photo.

Living RoomTranscriptVocabulary

Look at the picture. Listen and look. There is one example.

A: Can you see the people in the living room? Let’s add colour to the picture.
B: Okay
A: Can you see the robot next to the sofa?
B: Yes, it’s on the floor.
A: That’s right. Can you put the colour orange on it?
B: Yeah, OK.

Can you see the orange colour put on the robot next to the sofa? This is an example. Now you listen and add the colour.

Question 1
A: Ok. Now can you see the girl?
B: Yes, she’s drawing a picture.
A: That’s right. There’s a robot under the table.
B: OK, yeah. There it is.
A: Good. Well, put red on it, please.
B: OK. I’m putting red on it now.

Question 2
A: There’s a robot in the bookcase.
B: Where?
A: It’s under the lamp.
B: Can you put yellow on it?
A: OK

Question 3
A: Can you see the boy and the dog?
B: Yes, they’re playing on the floor.
A: And can you see the robot?
B: Yeah, it’s between the boy and the dog.
A: That’s right.
B: Can I put brown on it?
A: Yeah, okay.

Question 4
A: Right. Now find the robot behind the sofa.
B: Behind the sofa?
A: Yeah.
B: OK, Here it is.
A: Do you want to put pink on that robot?
B: OK. Now I’ve put pink on this robot.

Question 5
A: OK. Now there’s a robot on the table. Can you see it?
B: Yes, there it is.
A: That’s right. Put grey on it, please.
B: Grey, okay.
A: Brilliant. You’ve done a great job.

Now listen to it again.

Here are words and phrases from this activity.

  • between
  • bookcase
  • drawing a picture
  • great job
  • on the floor
  • playing on the floor
  • robot
  • sofa
  • table
  • under the lamp
We regularly add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the A1 Movers test.
In addition, we add reading and writing exercises on a regular basis. Why not bookmark our site, so you can come back to practice anywhere or at any time of the day?
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.

At this beginner level, these exercises provide confidence to speak at this basic level of English.

There are materials specifically concerned with a particular grammar structure at this beginner level of English, useful for when it is being introduced for the first time. The main structure at this level is the Present Simple and you will find resources for this as well as others such as frequency adverbs.

There are resources at a beginner level that will give students practice in listening and writing. At this low level, the writing materials are generally short phrases or sentences.