UCLES Young Learners English Tests STARTERS by morgossi7a8

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									UCLES Young Learners English Tests: STARTERS
For students aged 7 – 12 (most Starters are aged 8 – 10)
Having had 100 hours of English study

                                                                                                                            Coverage     Coverage
    Longman         Age   Hours                     Coverage of STARTERS Topics                                             of Notions       of
     English               of                                                                                                  and       Language
                          Eng.*                                                                                             Concepts     Structures
   Coursebook
                                  animal   body &   clothes    family,   food &    the    school,    sports &   transport
                                     s      face              friends,    drink   home    c/room      leisure
                                                              o/selve                    languag
                                                                  s                      e & tests

 Backpack Level 1   6/7     80     ½         •        •          •        ½       ½        ½           ½          ½                      
 Backpack Level 2   7/8    160      •        •        •          •         •      ½        ½           ½           •                   
 Backpack Level 3   8/9    240      •        •        •          •         •                                       •                   

Starters notions & concepts                                                        Starters Structures
ability                                                                            The alphabet
actions and activities                                                             Nouns (proper/ common)
age                                                                                Adjectives
appearance                                                                         Determiners
colours                                                                            Pronouns (Demonstrative/ Personal/ Interrogative)
feelings                                                                           There is/ are
location & position                                                                Verbs (+ve, -ve, interrogative & contractions)
numbers 1 – 10                                                                     To be, imperative, pres cont
sizes                                                                              Pres simple
                                                                                   Modals (can, have (got))
                                                                                   Formulae
                                                                                   Conjunctions (or/ and)
UCLES Young Learners English Tests: MOVERS
For students aged 7 – 12 (most Movers are aged 8 – 11)
Having had 175 hours of English study

                                                                                                                                             Coverage     Coverage
    Longman             Age    Hours                             Coverage of MOVERS Topics                                                   of Notions       of
     English                    of                                                                                                              and       Language
   Coursebook                  Eng.*                                                                                                         Concepts     Structures

                                        animal    body,     home;     food &   health    local   school,    sports,   transport   weathe
                                           s     face &     family,    drink            places   c/room;   leisure,               r; world
                                                 clothes   friends,                              languag   holidays               around
                                                           o/selve                                 e&                                us
                                                               s                                  tests

 Backpack Level 3       8/9      80                          ½                   -       ½
                                         ½         ½                    •                          ½         ½          ½            -                      
 Backpack Level 4      9/10     160                ½         ½                   •
                                         ½                              •                ½         •          •          •           •                    
 Backpack Level 5      10/11    240                          ½
                                          ½        •                    •        •       ½         •          •          •          ½                     

Movers notions & concepts                                                                 shapes & sizes
ability                                                                                   time expressions
actions and activities (routines & manner/ past & present)
age                                                                                       Movers Structures
appearance                                                                                Nouns (proper/ common)
colours                                                                                   Determiners
comparisons                                                                               Adjectives
containers                                                                                Verbs (Past simple)
feelings                                                                                  Modals (must & mustn’t/ have (got) to/ shall/ could/ had)
greetings                                                                                 Verb forms e.g. like doing/ vb + inf & gerund
location & position                                                                       Adverbs
numbers cardinal & ordinal                                                                Interrogatives
obligation                                                                                Prepositions
offers                                                                                    Conjunctions (but/ because)
permission                                                                                Relative clauses with rel. pronouns
possession                                                                                Formulae
requests
UCLES Young Learners English Tests: FLYERS
For students aged 7 – 12 (most Flyers are aged 10 – 12)
Having had 250 hours of English study
                                                                                                                                                                Coverag   Coverage
     Longman        Age   Hours                                                                                                                                               of
                                                        Coverage of FLYERS Topics                                                                                 e of
                                                                                                                                                                          Language
      English              of                                                                                                                                   Notions
                                                                                                                                                                  and
                                                                                                                                                                          Structures

   Coursebook             Eng.*                                                                                                                                 Concept
                                                                                                                                                                   s

                                        animal   clothes    family,   folklore   food &     the     occupa    places &    school   sports,    weathe    world
                                           s               friends,      &       cooking   home;    tions &     direc-    & edu-   leisure      r      around
                                                                                                                tions;
                                                           o/selve    fantasy              health     work                cation      &                  us
                                                                                                              transport
                                                               s                                                                   holidays

 Backpack Level 5      10/11   240       ½         -         ½           -         -         -        -          -          -        ½         ½         •
                                                                                                                                                                         
 Backpack Level 6      11/12    320      ½         ½         ½           •        ½         ½         ½         ½          ½         ½          •        •
                                                                                                                                                                         

Flyers notions & concepts                                                                    Flyers Structures
ability                                                                                      Nouns (proper – incl. Months & seasons)
actions and activities (routines & manner/ past & present)                                   Interrogatives
age                                                                                          Verbs (past continuous, present perfect, future ‘be going to’ ‘will &
appearance                                                                                   might’)
colours & patterns                                                                           Present simple passive
comparisons (incl superlatives)                                                              Adverbs
days of the week                                                                             Conjunctions (so/ if)
directions                                                                                   Pronouns you impersonal
feelings                                                                                     Numbers
language & tests                                                                             Tag questions
location & position                                                                          Clauses (when / if)
materials
numbers cardinal up to 1000; ordinal up to 31st
obligation
offers
permission
possession
requests
the senses
shapes & size
time
Additional notes
   Backpack up to level 3 is suitable for CYLE Starters exam, with the language, vocabulary and notions adequately covered.

   Preparation for the Movers exam would require students to get to Backpack level 5

   Some supplementing of vocabulary is required for the Movers to ensure coverage of all the items on the vocabulary list. Teachers
    may wish to refer to the CYLE lists and add the missing items to their normal lessons as topic areas are covered.

								
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