A1 Movers, is one of the 
Cambridge English Qualifications, and is the next step in a child’s English language learning.

A1 Movers is the second 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.

The tests are written around familiar topics and focus on the skills needed to communicate effectively in English through listening, speaking, reading and writing.

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Exam updates

Cambridge regularly reviews the exams to make sure they are up to date with the latest research in language learning and teaching. A1 Movers was updated and the revised test started being used for exam sessions in January 2018.

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

Speaking
(5-7 minutes)

4 parts

a maximum of five shields 

Listening
(about 25 minutes) 

5 parts/ 25 questions

a maximum of five shields 

Reading and Writing
(30 minutes)

6 parts/ 35 questions 

a maximum of five shields

Linked to the CEFR, Can Do statements show what a learner can do at each level. Please read the following pdf file for more information: