Starters Format and Content

Section Time Description # of items
Listening about 20 minutes Part 1
A big picture, seven small pictures of objects and five short conversations between a man and a woman. Candidates need to listen carefully and draw a line from each object to the place where it is on the big picture.
5 questions
Part 2
A short conversation between a child and an adult and some questions. Candidates will listen to the recording and write the correct answer (a name or a number) after each question.
5 questions
Part 3
Five short conversations between different pairs of people. For each conversation there is a question and three pictures. Candidates need to listen carefully to each conversation and choose the right answer (A, B or C).
5 questions
Part 4
A big picture which has seven examples of the same object (for example seven balls or seven books). Candidates need to listen carefully to a conversation between an adult and a child and colour each object using the colour they say in the conversation.
5 questions
Reading & Writing About 20 minutes Part 1
Five pictures of objects. Under each picture there is a sentence which begins 'This is a …'. If the sentence is correct, candidates should put a tick next to the picture. If the sentence is not true, candidates should put a cross.
5 questions
Part 2
A big picture and some sentences about it. If the sentence is correct, candidates should write 'yes'; if the sentence is not true, candidates should write 'no'.
5 questions
Part 3
Five pictures of objects. Candidates have to find the right word in English for the object. After each picture there are some dashes (- - -) to show how many letters are in the word, and some jumbled letters. Candidates have to put the jumbled letters in the right order to make the word.
5 questions
Part 4
A text which has some missing words (gaps). Below the text there is a box with some pictures and words. Candidates have to choose the right word from the box and copy it into each gap.
5 questions
Part 5
Three pictures which tell a story. Each picture has one or two questions. Candidates have to look at the pictures and write the answer to each question. Candidates only have to write one word for each answer.
5 questions
Speaking 3-5 minutes Part 1
The examiner will greet the candidate and ask their name. Then the examiner asks the candidate to point to some things in a big picture.
5 parts
Part 2
The examiner shows some small pictures of objects. The examiner names three objects and asks the candidate to point to them. The examiner then asks the candidate to put each object card somewhere on the big picture from Part 1 (for example 'Put the shell under the tree').
Part 3
The examiner asks the candidate some questions about the big picture from Part 1 (for example 'What is this?', 'What colour is it?').
Part 4
The examiner asks the candidate some questions about the small pictures of objects from Part 2 (for example 'What is this?', 'Have you got a …?').
Part 5
The examiner asks the candidate some questions about themselves (for example, age, family, friends).
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