Movers Format and Content

As of January 1, 2018, changes have been applied to the YLE Movers. In the following table, changes have been marked in bold. 

Section Time Description # of items
Listening about 25 minutes Part 1
A big picture which shows people doing different things. Above and below the picture are some names. Candidates have to listen carefully to a conversation between an adult and a child and draw a line from each name to the correct person on the big picture.
5 questions
Part 2
A short conversation between two people. There is a form or a page of a notebook with some missing words (gaps). Candidates have to listen to the recording and write a missing word or number in each gap.
5 questions
Part 3
Two sets of pictures. On the left, there are some pictures of people and their names, or other named places or objects. On the right, there is a set of pictures with letters but no words. Candidates have to listen to a conversation between two people and match each of the pictures on the right to one of the named pictures on the left. 
5 questions
Part 4
Five short conversations. There is a question and three pictures for each conversation. Candidates have to decide which picture gives the right answer to the question and put a tick under it.
5 questions
Part 5
A big picture. Candidates have to listen carefully to a conversation between an adult and a child and color different objects in the picture using the color they say in the conversation. Candidates will also have to write a word as part of this question. 
5 questions
Reading & Writing 30 minutes Part 1
On the left, there are eight pictures of things with the English word under them. On the right, there are six definitions (sentences that describe or explain six of the eight things on the left). Candidates need to choose which picture matches each definition and copy the correct word under it.
5 questions
Part 2
A big picture and six sentences about the picture. Some of the sentences describe the picture correctly and some do not. If the sentence is true, candidates have to write ‘yes’ after it. If the sentence is not true, candidates have to write ‘no’.
6 questions
Part 3
A short conversation between two people. Candidates have to decide what the second speaker says each time (A, B or C).
6 questions
Part 4
A text with some missing words (gaps) in it. Next to the text there are some small pictures and words. Candidates have to decide which word goes in each gap and copy it. For the last question, candidates have to choose the best title for the text from a choice of three possible titles.
5 questions
Part 5
A story in three parts. Each part of the story has a picture. After each part of the story, candidates have to complete sentences about the story using one, two or three words.
7 questions
Part 6
A big picture. Candidates have to complete sentences, answer questions, and write sentences about it. 
6 questions
Speaking 5-7 minutes Part 1
The examiner asks the candidate ‘What’s your name?’ and ‘How old are you?’ The examiner asks the candidate to describe several differences between the two Find the Differences pictures, e.g. ‘Here it’s a cloudy day, but here it’s a sunny day.’
4 parts
Part 2
The examiner tells the candidate the name of the story and describes the first picture, e.g. ‘These pictures show a story. It’s called, “Fred loves food”. Look at the pictures first. (Pause) Fred’s at home with his family. They’re in the kitchen and Mum’s giving him his dinner.’ The examiner then asks the candidate to continue the story. The title of the story and the name of the main character(s) is shown with the pictures in the candidate booklet.
Part 3
The examiner demonstrates how to do this task with the first set of four Odd One Out pictures and then asks the candidate to choose one picture in the other three sets and say which is different and why. For example, ‘You don’t eat a book. You read it.’
Part 4
The examiner asks questions about a topic, e.g. ‘Let’s now talk about parties. What do you eat at parties?’ 
Last Update At: 2018/01/24 - 12:41:22

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