IMPORTANT NOTICE – Please go to Cambridge English Basel Centre to register for all exams in Geneva and Lausanne. From the drop down list, select the location Geneva or Lausanne.

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


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


Exam Dates

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

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