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Pre A1 Starters

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.


It is CEFR Level A1 (What is this?)

Test Format

Pre A1 Starters is made up of three papers developed to encourage and motivate young learners. You can see exactly what’s in each paper below.ting.

Test Format

Preparation

You can find many free resources to help you prepare for the exam.

Resources

Exam Dates

Please contact the Centre for possible exam dates for A1 Starters.

More Exam Regions in Switzerland

Basel-Stadt
Basel, Riehen

Baselland
Aesch, Liestal, Muttenz, Reinach

Fribourg
Fribourg

Genève
Genève, Chêne-Bougeries, Cologny, Petit-Lancy, Thônex, Veyrier

Jura
Jura, Delémont, Porrentruy

Luzern
Luzern, Affoltern am Albis, Nottwil/Sursee, Pfäffikon

Neuchâtel
Neuchâtel

Nidwalden
Stans

Schwyz
Schwyz

Solothurn
Solothurn, Breitenbach

Valais
Brig, Visp, Sierre, Sion, St. Maurice, Monthey

Vaud East
Aigle, Villars, St Maurice, La Tour de Peilz, Vevey, Montreux, Gstaad

Vaud West
Lausanne, Payerne, Pully, Morges, Nyon, Renens, Yverdon-les-Bains

Zug
Zug