Cambridge Primary Checkpoint 2017 - ESL - Listening

2/25/2019 3:37:00 PM
Source: Cambridge Primary Checkpoint support material at

For each question, there are three pictures and a short recording.

Choose the correct picture.

Example: Where is the girl’s hat?

What’s the weather like now?

What will the girl cook?

What did the girl do yesterday?

How much is the skirt?

Which mirror will they buy for their mother?

You will hear Jack talking to his friend, Becky, about a school trip.


Where are they going?

  • a library
  • a museum
  • a factory

Which day is the trip?

  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday

What time will they leave school?

  • 9.45
  • 9.55
  • 10.20

What must they take with them on the trip?

  • a drink
  • a camera
  • a notebook

What do Jack and Becky have to write after the trip?

  • a story
  • a letter
  • an article

You will hear part of an interview with a girl called Sally Myers whose first book has recently been published.

For each question, choose the correct answer.

Why did Sally decide to write her first book?

  • People said her stories were good.
  • Her family bought her a diary.
  • Her penfriend suggested it.

Why didn’t Sally’s Dad want her to send her book to a publisher?

  • He didn’t like it very much.
  • He had given her help to write it.
  • He was worried that they wouldn’t be interested.

Sally sent her book to a company which________

  • published books of a similar type.
  • published her favorite stories.
  • published books only on the internet.

How did Sally feel when the company phoned her Mum?

  • very excited
  • extremely surprised
  • anxious about the future

What does Sally say about her next book?

  • It will be quite different from her first one.
  • It will be written for older readers.
  • It will be about something all children experience.

You will hear an announcement about competitions in a seaside town.

For each question, fill in the missing information in the numbered space.


Make models of sea animals you find among the .

This year use bits of from your home or found on the beach.

Create an exhibition of

Family beach fun (Sunday afternoon only)
Use buckets, spades and sand to make a

Model boat show
This will be held by the near the beach huts.