Pre A1 Starters
Pre A1 Starters, formerly known as Cambridge English: Starters (YLE Starters), is one of our Cambridge English Qualifications. It is the start of a child’s language learning journey.
Pre A1 Starters is the first of three Cambridge English Qualifications designed for young learners. These tests introduce children to everyday written and spoken English and are an excellent way for them to gain confidence and improve their English.
The tests are written around familiar topics and focus on the skills needed to communicate effectively in English through listening, speaking, reading and writing.
Pre A1 Starters can help your child take their first step towards:
understanding basic English content on the internet
enjoying books, songs, television and films in English
making friends globally.
Reasons to choose Pre A1 Starters
There’s no pass or fail – every child gets a Cambridge English certificate which celebrates their achievements.
The test uses realistic everyday situations to bring learning to life.
The test covers all major varieties of English (e.g. British English, American English).
We have a huge range of free and paid-for support.