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 bookYou can use this colourful picture book tohelp children when they are just startingto learn English.The book uses many of the words fromthe Pre A1 Starters wordlist. You will findthe words in: the colourful picturesAt the zoothe ‘Let’s talk!’ sectionsthe activity pages.chickensnaketailcowfrogdogsheepmouse / mice6 Look at the goats. Which goathas yellow eyes? What colourare yours?giraffeanimalduckLet’s talk! Oh dear! Where’s the yellow rhippo OK, have you got a favouriteanimal? Which animal don’tyou like?elephant7The 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?2

About Pre A1 StartersPre 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.Common European CambridgeFramework ofEnglishReference (CEFR)ScaleSchools230PROFICIENT220C2C2 Proficiency210200C1190C1 AdvancedB2170B2 Firstfor Schools160B1150140BASICA2130B1 Preliminaryfor SchoolsA2 Key forSchoolsA2Flyers120A1110A1 Movers100PreA190Pre A1StartersYoung LearnersINDEPENDENT18080There 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 & Hugo4Sue & TomBillBenMayPat & AliceNick’

My bodyLet’s talk!hairheadarmleghandbodyeyefootfeetface What’s your name? Here are lots of children playing.Are they happy or sad? Who’s waving at you?earmouthsmilenose5

At the zoochickencowfroghorsebirdtigersheepmouse / mice6duckgoatmonkeylizard

snaketailLet’s talk!crocodiledoggiraffeanimal Oh 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’t you like?spiderhippoelephant7

At the clothes shopblack hatpurpleglasses8white skirtclothesblue jacketbrown bagpinkhandbagshoesock

grey/graytrouserswatchyellowshirtangrymanred 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 issParkboygirlchild10balloonmenwomenchildrengive a toy

mum/motherdad/fatherMr ParkMrs ParkfamilyLet’s talk! Is the alien very ugly or really beautiful? Whose birthday is it? How old is he? What do you do on your ndfather/grandpa11

My favourite smeatpotatosausagebeanstomatomilkeggbreakfast

s talk! Is the door open or closed? Do these people like eating? What do you eat for breakfast? What’s your favourite food?carrot13

At homebox14windowdining house/home

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 lassroomclasshockeybasketball

computerbookmouseLet’s talk!keyboarddeskclose Look 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?openmusictickcross17

At the beachhita ballpianopaintpaint(ing)baseballwalkguitarsing a songtable tennis18kicka ballcamerafishingtake a photojump

throwa ballcatcha ballkiteLet’s talk!sport What colour is the boy’s camera? Do you see the boy with the yellowand blue shorts? What did his mumgive to him? There are a lot of games here. Whichgame do you like?badmintontennissandswimseasunshell19

My fternoondayevening

fly a planebusLet’s talk!boatdrive a carlorry/truckhelicoptermotorbikeride abikestopgo Can you point to the car in frontof the bus? What’s in front of the fruit shop? What colour bag does the boy see?21


Which number?Can you show which number goes with which and write in the letters?12345678wgs nhonev tw yxl nnu eeh tf fnw e9h10n tf rv1112131415161718192023

Where is Monkey?Choose from:in front ofbetweenA2 Flyersnext tounderbehindoninA1Pre A1 sSta r t erMovers1 between23rsA2 Flyers4A1Pre A1A2 FSltyaertresrsA1Pre A1rsSta r t e6Movers5MoversA2 Flyers7A124That’s the end of theMovers1AerPsrgames. ThankStarteyou for takingpart. Check the answers on page 31.

Pre Starters A–ZwordlistGrammatical terminerdiscourse 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

DEFGH26child/children nchips (US fries) nchocolate nchoose vclap vclass nclassmate nclassroom nclean adj vclock nclose vclosed adjclothes ncoconut ncolour (UScolor) n vcome vcomplete vcomputer ncool adj exclcorrect adjcount vcousin ncow ncrayon ncrocodile ncross n vcupboard ndad nDan nday ndesk ndining room ndinner ndirty adjdo vdog ndoll ndonkey ndon’t worry excldoor ndouble adjdraw vdrawing ndress ndrink n vdrive vduck near neat vegg nelephant nend nEnglish adj nenjoy veraser (UKrubber) nEva nevening nexample neye nface nfamily nfantastic adj exclfather nfavourite (USfavorite) adjfind vfish (s pl) nfishing nflat (USapartment) nfloor nflower nfly vfood nfoot/feet nfootball (USsoccer) nfor prepfriend nfries (UKchips) nfrog nfrom prepfruit nfun adj nfunny adjgame ngarden nget vgiraffe ngirl ngive vglasses ngo vgo to bed vgo to sleep vgoat ngood adjgoodbye exclGrace ngrandfather ngrandma ngrandmother ngrandpa ngrape ngray (UK grey)adjgreat adj exclgreen adjgrey (US gray)adjguitar nhair nhall nhand nhandbag nhappy adjhat nhave vhave got vhe pronhead nhelicopter nhello excl

IJKLMNher 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 vradio 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 vquestion n

TUVWXYtable 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 lKimLucyMarkMattMay (as in girl’sname)NickPatSamSueTom

AnswersPage 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?Where 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 he