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Starters Listening Part 1 Test 2 checks your ability to listen to names and descriptions. You see a big picture showing people doing things. You have to move the name to the person the people are describing.

5 minutes.Listening for names and descriptions.Early stages of learning English.

You will hear a girl and a woman talking about a park photo. Put the names in the right places in the photo.

At the ParkTranscriptVocabulary
Starters Listening Part 1 Test 1 (Transcript)
Look at the picture. Listen and look. There is one example.

A: Look at this photo of my family and friends at the park Miss Gray.
B: That’s a nice photo, it looks like you’re having fun, so who’s that boy under the tree?
A: That’s my friend Ben. He really loves ice cream.
B: I love it too.

Can you see Ben’s name? This is an example. Now you listen and put the names next to the right person.

Question 1
A: Look and there’s my friend Sam.
B: Oh yes, he’s kicking a football.
A: Yeah, he loves playing football.

Question 2
B: One girl is riding a bike, what’s her name then?
A: That’s my friend Anna. She’s just got a new bike.
B: That’s nice. She’s very lucky.
A: Yeah, she lets me use it sometimes.

Question 3
B: That’s a nice picture of a flower.
A: Oh yeah, my sister May is drawing the picture.
B: Does she like drawing?
A: Yeah she loves it and she likes painting too.

Question 4
A: My brother Josh is in the photo too. Can you see him?
B: No I can’t, what’s he doing?
A: He’s sitting next to May and he’s eating some fruit.
B: Oh yes, I see him now.

Question 5
A: Can you see my dad Mark?
B: Is he the one playing the guitar?
A: Yeah that’s right.
B: It looks like your family had a brilliant day out in the park.

Now listen to it again.

Here are words and phrases from this activity.

  • brilliant day
  • drawing
  • flower
  • football
  • fruit
  • guitar
  • ice cream
  • riding a bike
  • right person
  • very lucky
We regularly add listening and speaking exercises in addition to the reading and writing exercises. We also include videos to help you prepare for this section of the Pre A1 Starters test so you can feel confident on test day.
If you are taking the Pre A1 Starters, which is part of the Cambridge Assessment English YL tests, we have a lot of exercises for you in the reading and writing section. Why not bookmark our site, so you can come back to practice whenever and wherever you want?
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Cambridge English: Young Learners, also known as Young Learners English Tests, are 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 and may be available to take locally.

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