Online lessons for Cambridge YLE Starters exam preparation with a British teacher / Cambridge examiner

YLE Cambridge Starters is the first of three Cambridge English for Young Learners tests for children between the ages of 7 and 12. This test will encourage your child to learn English from an early age and create a positive attitude to language tests.

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Online lessons for Cambridge YLE Starters exam: course outcomes

By the end of this course your child will:

– Become better prepared for the Cambridge examinations
– Practise skills in Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening
– Build up confidence in speaking English
– Learn how to express themselves more clearly


Online lessons for Cambridge YLE Starters exam: sample syllabus

Cambridge Starters: Listening and Speaking
Simple sentences about things around them, like ‘This is a chair’, ‘I like my school’, ‘That’s my pen’
Respond to personal questions on topics such as age, family and their home
simple expressions of communication,such as ‘Hello’, ‘How are you?’, ‘Thank you’.
Respond to simple expressions of communication with ‘Yes, please’, ‘Sorry’, ‘I don’t understand’
Understand and follow simple classroom instructions given by the teacher, such as ‘Open your book’, ‘Read the question’, ‘Listen to me’
Listen to and repeat words and phrases appropriate to the level after their teacher

Cambridge Starters: Reading and Writing
Recognise the letters of the English alphabet
Write the letters of the English alphabet and spell their name and simple words
Read short, simple words and the names of some objects, such as animals, toys, clothes.write simple sentences about themselves and their family
Understand simple written instructions, for example how they should do an exercise in their course book
Recognise and copy words, phrases and short sentences from a text, a book, or the board in the classroom