Young Learners (YLE)

Motivate and encourage your children to study English. This is the goal of the Cambridge exam Young Learners English for children between 7 and 12 years old.

There are 3 levels of the exams for children who study English:



Cambridge exam YLE 2019 dates and fees

YLE Exam date Registration
closing
Fee CEFR
Level
Exam
duration
Pre A1 Starters 31.7.2020
3.9.2020
30.6.2020
25.7.2020
60 EUR A0 45 min
A1 Movers 31.7.2020
3.9.2020
30.6.2020
25.7.2020
60 EUR A1 60 min
A2 Flyers 31.7.2020
3.9.2020
30.6.2020
25.7.2020
60 EUR A2 80 min
 

Online registration form

We can run the testing by four test takers.



Exam characteristics:

  • age of children taken into account
  • intended for children between 7 and 12 years old
  • interesting and amusing tasks
  • assessed by independent institution – Cambridge Assessment English
  • objective evaluation
  • motivating instead of stressful
  • every child gets a certificate
 
The main goal is to provide a positive experience with examination and allow children experience of  success. Scoring of the exam parts ranges according to the number of shields from 1 to 5.
 
 

Cambridge exam YLE contents:

Exam Exam contents Exam parts Age Number of lessons CEFR
Level
Pre A1 Starters Reading and Writing  (20 minutes)
Listening (20 minutes)
Speaking (5 minutes)
5 parts/ 25 questions
4 parts/ 20 questions
5 parts 
7-10 100 A0
A1 Movers Reading and Writing (30 minutes)
Listening (25 minutes)
Speaking (7 minutes)
6 parts/ 40 questions   
5 parts/ 25 questions 
4 parts
8-11 175 A1
A2 Flyers Reading and Writing (40 minutes)
Listening (25 minutes)
Speaking (9 minutes)
7 parts/ 50 questions
5 parts/ 25 questions 
4 parts
9-12 250 A2
 


Would you like to try the YLE exam with your children?

Pre A1 Starters (YLE Starters)

Sample exams on Cambridge web page

Watch a recording of the Speaking part

Vocabulary and pictures
 
 

A1 Movers (YLE Movers)

Sample exams on Cambridge web page

Watch a recording of the Speaking part

Vocabulary and pictures
 
 

A2 Flyers (YLE Flyers)

Sample exams on Cambridge web page

Watch a recording of the Speaking part

Vocabulary and pictures
 


Cambridge exam YLE – dates for schools:

We will gladly set up an exam date of your choice if a minimum of 10 children (for all three levels altogether) apply for it.  It is possible to organise the exam at the premises of your school (meeting the exam room requirements of Cambridge Assessment English). If you are interested in an exam for your school, please contact Katarína Kopajová, the manager of Cambridge exams, via email:  exams@ihbratislava.sk.