Pre A1 Starters - Cambridge Assessment English


Pre A1 StartersWordlist picture bookfor exams from 2018

ContentsAbout this book. 2About Pre A1 Starters. 3Where are the young learners?.4My body. 5At the zoo.6–7At the clothes shop. 8–9My friend’s birthday. 10–11My favourite food.12–13At home.14–15At school.16–17At the beach.18–19My street. 20–21Some games.22–24A–Z wordlist for Pre A1 Starters.25–30Answers. 311

About this bookAbout Pre A1 StartersYou can use this colourful picture book tohelp children when they are just startingto learn English.Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers and A2 Flyers is a series of fun, motivating English language exams forchildren in primary and lower secondary education. The exams are an excellent way for childrento gain confidence and improve their English.The book uses many of the words fromthe Pre A1 Starters wordlist. You will findthe words in: the activity pages.snaketaildogsheepmouse / mice6 Oh dear! Where’s the yellow snake?birdtigergoatmonkeylizardspiderhippoCommon European CambridgeFramework ofEnglishReference (CEFR)Scale Look at the goats. Which goathas yellow eyes? What colourare yours?giraffeanimalduckLet’s talk!crocodilehorse OK, have you got a favouriteanimal? Which animal don’tyou like?elephantSchools2302207The full Pre A1 Starters wordlist is at the end of this book on page 25.Talk about the picturesIf you are a parent or a teacher, find time to sit with your children and look at the book.Talk to them about what you see. As a start you could ask some of the Let’s talk! questions onthe picture pages.Find words in the picturesThere are lots of words to find in the pictures. Can the children find them all?See if the children want to test your English too! What can they ask you to find in the pictures?C2C2 Proficiency210200C1190C1 Advanced180B2170B2 Firstfor Schools160B1150140A2130B1 Preliminaryfor SchoolsA2 Key forSchoolsA2Flyers120A1110A1 Movers100PreA190Pre A1StartersYoung Learnersthe ‘Let’s talk!’ sectionschickencowfrogPROFICIENT At the zooINDEPENDENTthe colourful picturesBASIC 80There are three levels of exam: Pre A1 Starters A1 Movers A2 FlyersPre A1 Starters is for children who are just starting to learn English.For more information about Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers and A2 Flyersand for preparation materials, please

Hello!Where are the young learners?Here are 17 young learners from the ‘My body’ picture. They are also in the pictures in the book.When you find them in the book, tick here and write the name of the picture.The answers are on page 31.PAlexGraceDanJillSamAnnaWhich picture?At homeKimLucy & HugoSue & TomBillBenMayMy bodyLet’s talk!hairheadarm4Pat & AliceNick’leghandbodyeyefootfeetface What’s your name? Here are lots of children playing.Are they happy or sad? Who’s waving at you?earmouthsmilenose5

At the zoochickentailcowfrogsnakedogsheepmouse / mice6giraffeanimalduckLet’s talk!horsebirdtigercrocodilelizardOh dear! Where’s the yellow snake? Look at the goats. Which goat hasyellow eyes? What colour are yours? OK, have you got a favourite animal? Which animal don’tyou like?goatmonkey spiderhippoelephant7

At the clothes shopgrey/graytrouserswatchyellowshirtblack hatpurpleglasses8white skirtclothesblue jacketbrown bagpinkhandbagshoesockangrymanred T-shirtgreenjeansLet’s talk! Wow! How many hats do you see? What’s your favourite colour? What clothes do you like to wear?orangedress9

My friend’s birthdaymanalienpeoplewomanmum/motherdad/fatherMr ParkMrs ParkpersonboyballoonmenwomenLet’s talk!girlchild10familyrobotbabymonsterMissPark I s the alien very ugly or reallybeautiful? Whose birthday is it? How old is he? hat do you do on yourWbirthday?cousinchildrengive a ndpa11

My favourite fastjuiceLet’s talk! Is the door open or closed? Do these people like eating? What do you eat for breakfast? What’s your favourite food?burgerlunchchips/friesicecreamcarrot13

At homebox14windowhalldining mLet’s talk!television/TVarmchaircatlamp Can you show me the white flowers? Where are the children watchingtelevision? Where do you sleep at night? Do you live in a house or a flat?rugliving room15

At schooldraw/do etlinelettercomputerbookmouseLet’s deskopenhockeymusicbasketballLook at the woman in the blue skirt.Is she standing up and writing asentence? Do you enjoy reading books andlistening to stories? Do you like to spell?closeclassroomclass tickcross17

At the beachhita ballpianocatcha ballpaintbaseballwalkcamerafishingLet’s talk! guitarsing a songtable tenniskitesportpaint(ing)18kicka ballthrowa balltake a photojumpbadmintontennisWhat colour is the boy’s camera? Do you see the boy with the yellow and blue shorts? What did hismum give to him? T here are a lot of games here.Which game do you like?sandswimseasunshell19

My streetfly a planetreeparkrunbusLet’s talk!boatdrive a er20bookshopshop/storedaymotorbikeride abikestopgo Can you point to the car in frontof the bus? What’s in front of the fruit shop? hat colour bag does theWboy see?21

Some gamesWhich number?Can you show which number goes with which and write in the letters?Can you find the words?1YOUNGKDDENLLW WZDOSSCNUOEELUNOEIOFNJLBCLEANDIGILN DVGXARTLEAQALLBAUHLH oungoldpardon8wgs nhonev tw yxl nnu eeh tf fnw e9h10n tf rv1112131415161718192023

Where is Monkey?Choose from:in front ofbetweenA2 Flyersnext tounderbehindoninA1Pre A1 sSta r t erMoversPre Starters A–ZwordlistGrammatical keyadjadvconjdetdis1 between2A3rsBA2 Flyers4A1Pre A1A2 FSltyaertresrsA1Pre A1rsSta r t e6Movers5MoversA2 Flyers7A124That’s the end of theMovers1AerPsrgames. ThankStarteyou for takingpart. Check the answers on page 31.Cadjectiveadverbconjunctiondeterminerdiscourse possessiveprepositionpron pronounvverba detabout prepadd vafternoon nagain advAlex nAlice nalien nalphabet nan detand conjangry adjanimal nAnn/Anna nanswer n vapartment (UKflat) napple narm narmchair nask vbaby nbadminton nbag nball nballoon nbanana nbaseball nbaseball cap nbasketball nbat (as sportsequipment) nbath nbathroom nbe vbeach nbean nbear nbeautiful adjbed nbedroom nbee nbehind prepBen nbetween prepbig adjbike nBill nbird nbirthday nblack adjblue adjboard nboard game nboat nbody nbook nbookcase nbookshop nboots nbounce vbox nboy nbread nbreakfast nbrother nbrown adjburger nbus nbut conjbye exclcake ncamera ncan vcandy (UKsweet(s)) ncar ncarrot ncat ncatch (e.g. aball) vchair nchicken nat prep of place25

child/children nchips (US fries) nchocolate nchoose vclap vclass nclassmate nDEFGH26dad nDan nday ndesk ndining room nclassroom nclean adj vclock nclose vclosed adjclothes ncoconut ndinner ndirty adjdo vdog ndoll ncolour (UScolor) n vcome vcomplete vcomputer ncool adj exclcorrect adjdonkey ndon’t worry excldoor ndouble adjdraw vcount vcousin ncow ncrayon ncrocodile ncross n vcupboard ndrawing ndress ndrink n vdrive vduck nIJKear neat vegg nface nfamily nfantastic adj exclfather nfavourite (USfavorite) adjgame ngarden nget vgiraffe ngirl ngive vglasses nelephant nend nEnglish adj nfind vfish (s pl) nfishing nflat (USapartment) nfloor nflower ngo vgo to bed vgo to sleep vgoat ngood adjgoodbye exclGrace nenjoy veraser (UKrubber) nEva nfly vfood nfoot/feet nfootball (USsoccer) nfor prepfriend ngrandfather ngrandma ngrandmother ngrandpa ngrape ngray (UK grey)adjevening nexample neye nLfries (UKchips) nfrog nfrom prepfruit nfun adj nfunny adjMgreat adj exclgreen adjgrey (US gray)adjguitar nNhair nhall nhand nhandbag nhappy adjhat nhave vhave got vhe pronhead nhelicopter nhello exclher poss adj pronhere advhers pronhi exclhim pronhippo nhis poss adj pronhit vhobby nhockey nhold vhome n advhooray exclhorse nhouse nhow inthow many inthow old intHugo nI pronice cream nin prep of place timein front of prepit pronits poss adj pronjacket njeans njellyfish nJill njuice njump vkeyboard(computer) nkick vkid nKim nkitchen nkite nkiwi nknow vlamp nlearn vleg nlemon nlemonade nlesson nlet’s vletter (as inalphabet) nlike prep vlime nline nlisten vlive vliving room nlizard nlong adjlook vlook at vlorry (US truck) na lot adv prona lot of detlots adv pronlots of detlove vLucy nlunch nmake vman/men nmango nmany detMark nmat nMatt nMay (as in girl’sname) nme pronme too dismeat nmeatballs nmilk nmine pronmirror nMiss titlemonkey nmonster nmorning nmother nmotorbike nmouse/mice nmouse(computer) nmouth nMr titleMrs titlemum nmusic nmy poss adjname nnew adjnext to prepnice adjNick nnight nno adv detnose nnot advnow advnumber n27

OPQRS28of prepoh disoh dear exclOK adj disold adjon prep of placeone det prononion nopen adj vor conjorange adj nour poss adjours pronpage npaint n vpainting npaper adj npardon intpark npart nPat npea npear npen npencil nperson/people npet nphone n vphoto npiano npick up vpicture npie npineapple npink adjplane nplay vplayground nplease dispoint vpolar bear nposter npotato npurple adjput vTUVquestion nradio nread vreally advred adjrice nride vright disright (as incorrect) adjrobot nroom nrubber (USeraser) nrug nruler nrun vsad adjSam nsand nsausage nsay vscary adjschool nsea nsee vsee you exclsentence nshe pronsheep (s pl) nshell nship nshirt nshoe nshop (US store) nshort adjshorts nshow vsilly adjsing vsister nsit vskateboard nskateboarding nskirt nsleep vsmall adjsmile n vsnake nso dissoccer (UKfootball) nsock nsofa nsome detsong nsorry adj intspell vspider nsport nstand vstart vstop vstore (UK shop)nstory nstreet nSue nsun nsweet(s) (UScandy) nswim vWXYtable ntable tennis ntablet ntail ntake a photo/picture vtalk vteacher nteddy (bear) ntelevision/TV ntell vtennis ntennis racket nthank you disthanks disthat det pronthe dettheir poss adjtheirs pronthem pronthen disthere advthese det pronthey pronthing nthis det pronthose det pronthrow vtick n vtiger nto preptoday adv nTom ntomato ntoo advtoy ntrain ntree ntrousers ntruck (UK lorry)ntry n vT-shirt nTV/television nugly adjunder prepunderstand vus pronwave vwe pronwear vwell diswell done diswhat intwhere intwhich intwhite adjwho intwhose intwindow nwith prepwoman/women nword nwould like vwow exclwrite vyoung adjyour poss adjyours pronvery advwalk vwall nwant vwatch n vwater nwatermelon n(No words at this level)year nyellow adjyes advyou pronzebra nzoo nZLetters & numbersCandidates will be expected to understand and write the letters of the alphabet andnumbers 1–20.29

NamesCandidates will be expected to recognise and write the following imLucyMarkMattMay (as in girl’sname)NickPatSamSueTomAnswersPage 4Page 23Where are the young learners?Which number?Alex – At homeDid you get all the answers? Well done!Grace – My streettwo1Dan – At the beacheightsixteen2Jill – At the zooSam – At home3Anna – At schoolthreeoneseventeentwenty4Kim – At the zooSue & Tom – At the clothes shopsixeleven5Ben – At the zooLucy & Hugo – My street6Bill – My street7May – My favourite foodninefourteententhirteenfifteensevenPat & Alice – My friend’s birthday8Nick – At 617181920Page 22Page 24Can you find the words?30Where is Monkey?YOUNGKDDENLLW WZDOSSCNUOEELUNOEIOFNJLBCLEANDIGILNDVGXART4. in front ofLEAQHALLBAU5. onLHMWTROHSPA6. behindAETELPMOCXE7. underMRKPQBRFPEBSSYYTRIDVVQANGRYWFGOOD1. between2. next to3. in31

Thank you forreading this bookUse your favourite colours to colour in the young learners.32

Teachers and parents can use this colourful picture book to help children get better at English and learnnew words.Sit down and talk to children about the pictures. Can they find many of the different words in the fun,colourful pictures? Can you help them answer the questions in the ‘Let’s talk!’ sections?The Pre A1 Starters wordlist picture book includes many of the words children might see in their Pre A1Starters exam.We are Cambridge Assessment English. Part of theUniversity of Cambridge, we help millions of peoplelearn English and prove their skills to the world.For us, learning English is more than just examsand grades. It’s about having the confidence tocommunicate and access a lifetime of enrichingexperiences and opportunities.With the right support, learning a language is anexhilarating journey. We’re with you every step of the way.Cambridge Assessment EnglishThe Triangle BuildingShaftesbury RoadCambridgeCB2 8EAUnited 1150*Copyright UCLES 2018 CER/6313/V1/SEPT2018All details are correct at the time of going to print in September 2018.

The full Pre A1 Starters wordlist is at the end of this book on page 25. Talk about the pictures If you are a parent or a teacher, find time to sit with your children and look at the book. 160 Talk to them about what you see. As a start you could ask some of the Let’s talk! q