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Young Learners Placement Test

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Welcome to our free placement test which suggests the level of English course to follow.

young learners placement test

Our young learners placement test is a free placement test designed for students between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. It will take about 20 minutes to complete and it will suggest which Cambridge English course to follow.

Young Learners Placement Test

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Look and read. Choose YES or NO. There are two examples.

This is a phone.Yes
duckThis is a cow.No

 

Questions

1This is a hot dog.
2This is a lamp.
3This is a monkey.
4This is a doll.
5This is an egg.

Look and read. Choose yes or no.

The boy is wearing a cap.Yes
There are two boys.No

Examples

Questions

1There are two goats.
2The cat is black.
3One boy has the number four on his T-shirt.
4Two boys are playing football.
5One boy is climbing a tree.

Read the text and choose the best answer.

Example

Mum: Are you doing your homework, Becky?
Becky:
Questions
1.Mum:What's the matter?
Becky: 
2.Mum: What did the teacher ask you to do?
Becky: 
3.Mum: What do you have to write about?
Becky: 
4.Mum: Did you ask Dad for help?
Becky: 
5.Mum: Do you want some help?
Becky: 
6.Becky: Thanks for helping me, Mum.
Mum: 

Read the text and then choose the right words.

Potatoes

Potatoes grow on potato plants. (1) you look at a potato plant, you can only see (2) leaves because potatoes grow on the part of the plant that is under the ground!

There are many different kinds of potatoes. Farmers (3) more than sixteen weeks to grow really big potatoes but only six weeks to grow little ones.

Potatoes are one of (4) world's favourite vegetables!

Some people like making tasty chips (5) the potatoes they grow or buy. Do you?

Choose the correct word next to each definition

1. You ride this and it's slower than a car.

2. This is bad weather when it rains heavily and strong wind.

3. This person works in a circus and makes people laugh.

4. If you are very ill, you might have to stay here for a few days.

5. This is a shop where you buy soap, shampoo and medicine, for example.

6. Some people put money and keys in these if they are wearing jeans or a coat for example.

7. This is made from fruit and sugar and some people put this on toast.

8. You can study in this place. It has classrooms and teachers work here.

9. You put these on your hands when it is cold.

10. This person works in an office and uses a computer.

Kevin is talking to his mum about going to the water park with his class. What does Kevin say? Read the conversation and choose the best answer for each answer. You do not need to use all the letters. There is one example.

Example:
Mum:Hello Kevin. Did you have a good day at the water park?
Kevin:It was a great day, thanks.
Questions:
1Mum:Do they have a big slide there?
Kevin:
2Mum:What did you like doing there?
Kevin:
3Mum:Where did you eat your lunch?
Kevin:
4Mum:Did you go to the shop?
Kevin:
5Mum:How long did you spend at the water park?
Kevin:

Fish live in the (1) . They can be blue, grey, yellow or green. They can swim, but they can't stand or walk. Some people have fish at their (2) . People go to the (3) and they can see lots of fish in the water. They don't have arms or legs, but they have a (4) and two (5) on their head to see things.

 

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 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.

Write one word in the missing gaps.

  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 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 .

Read the diary and write the missing words. Write only one word in the missing space.

Saturday

My dad and I went fishing today.

It was great!

When my Dad was young, he often went fishing with his brother, my (1) Bob. They both loved fishing, so now I am going (2) learn to fish too.

When we arrived at the lake, my dad hired a boat for the day. It was a small boat, but (3) wasn't much wind on the lake, so it wasn't dangerous. My dad told me all about how to fish and he said 'Don't (4) noisy on the lake.' I didn't catch any fish, but my dad caught two. We will (5) back again next week.


 

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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:

This test links to the 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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