What is Cambridge English: Movers (YLE Movers)?

Cambridge English: Movers (YLE Movers) is the second of three Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) tests for children. The tests will encourage your child to communicate in real-life situations in English and create a positive attitude to language exams.

Who should take the test?

Cambridge English: Movers is for children between the ages of 6 and 8, and are studying Primary 1 to Primary 3 in Hong Kong.

What your child need to do in the tests?

In the tests your child will need to:

  • understand basic instructions in English.
  • fill out a simple form or respond to questions about themselves.
  • answer questions and write down simple facts they hear or read in a story.

What is the format of the tests?

The tests can be computer or paper-based. There are 3 papers and they last for about 1 hour in total.
There is no pass or fail for the tests. Your child can get a maximum of five shields for each part of the tests. The number of shields they are awarded for each part will be shown on their certificates.

Listening Reading and Writing Speaking
25 mins
Max. 5 shields
30 mins
Max. 5 shields
5-7 mins
Max. 5 shields