Anglia Examinations Junior Exam Level
What does Junior test?
- an understanding of about 200 words (the First Step words, plus 100 more) from familiar categories such as parts of the body, animals, food and means of transport
- some useful structures to say who people are and what they're doing
- some prepositions to say where people and things are
- some basic questions to find out what things are or who things belong to
What does the candidate have to do in the Junior exam?
- match words with pictures
- choose answers
- write words and letters
- read and label
- answer multiple-choice questions
- has a basic vocabulary recognition of about 200 words
- knows how to describe present actions
- can identify and describe basic location and position
- can follow a short, simple written text
Grammar and Structures List
|Grammar and Structures||What are they used for?||Some examples|
Present Simple (to be, to have, in the third person singular)
|Describing personal attributes.|| |
He has black hair.
The mouse is behind the cupboard.
|Present simple questions with short answers||Identifying an object|| |
What is it? A bird.
Is it a bird? Yes, it is. No, it isn't.
|Present continuous||Describing present actions|| |
My brothers are watching television.
Jane is playing in the garden.
|Like + noun - questions and answers||Expressing likes/dislikes|| |
I like hot-dogs.
Do you like apples? Yes,I do/ Yes, I like apples./ No, I don't (like apples).
|I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they||Identification||I am listening to the radio. She is wearing a yellow dress.|
|my, your, his, her, its, their, our||Identifying relationships and possession|| |
My mother is cooking. His name is John. It is your book.
a, an, the
|As part of the identification of an object|| |
Jane is playing in the garden. My brothers are watching a video.
in, behind, under, on, near, in front of
at (recognition only -not actively tested)
|Describing location and position|| |
The telephone is on the table. The mouse is under the bed.
at school, at home, at the beach
New words for this level are in bold
|GROUP||SET OF WORDS|
|Clothes||dress, shirt, T-shirt, trousers, skirt, boots, socks, shoes, trainers, hat, watch|
|Food, meals and drink||food, cake, ice cream, egg, chocolate, pizza, biscuit, hamburger, hot-dog, omelette, steak, fish, salad, breakfast, lunch, dinner, milk, juice|
|Birds||bird, penguin, parrot, duck|
|School||school, pen, book, teacher, bag, computer, pencil, rubber, ruler, desk, blackboard, classroom|
|Transport||bus, bicycle, car, train, aeroplane, helicopter, boat|
|Animals||animal, cat, dog, monkey, lion, bear, elephant, crocodile, snake, tiger, zebra, rabbit, mouse|
|Household||house, table, chair, window, door, television, (mobile) phone, bed, bath, clock, picture, vase, photo, radio, mat, floor, cupboard, video|
|Kitchen||glass, plate, bowl, cup, knife, fork|
|Vegetables||vegetable, potato, tomato, carrot|
|Fruit||apple, banana,fruit, orange, lemon, pear, peach|
|Fish||fish, dolphin, octopus, shark, whale, starfish|
|Garden||flower, tree, grass|
|Days of the week||day, week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, birthday|
|Months of the year||month, year, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December|
|Sport||sport, football, tennis, ball, swimming, basketball, volleyball|
|Places||garden, school, house, park, home, shop, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, living room|
|Parts of the body||eyes, mouth, nose, ears, face, hair, arms, legs, foot/feet, head, hands|
|Cardinal numbers||one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty|
|Exams||letter, word, tick, cross, box, line, sentence, question, answer, story|
|Family members||mother, father, brother, sister, baby, man, woman, girl, boy, children|
|Size||tall, short, big, small|
|Feelings||happy, sad, favourite, best|
|Colours||black, blue, green, yellow, white, orange, red, brown, grey, pink, purple|
|Age||old, young, new|
|read, write, draw, colour, watch, play, listen, cook, wear, go, eat, drink, sit, stand, have, has, is, are, am|
|a, an, the|
|I, you, he, she, it, we, they|
|my, your, his, her, our, their, its|
|in, under, behind, on, near, in front of, at (recognition only so that it can be understood in the phrases 'at school', 'at home', 'at the beach')|
Junior Level Exam Past Papers
- Link to Junior exam papers (Exam Template, audio file and marking keys)
- Link to Junior level Speaking test
- Junior Level Past Exams paper (for Teachers)
Step to Book Audio Files
Adult Version of First Step Level
An alternative version is available for adults learning at this level. The exam consists of the same performance indicators, but is based more towards adult senarios. It also reflects an adult's ability to answer a higher number of questions. The word list has been slightly revised. For practice material, please click here. (Link to Adult Learner Practice Material)Junior Level Exam Past Papers (for teachers)