Cambridge Flyers Exam


On the right there are the vocabulary and grammar lists for Flyers. Students are expected to know all the grammar and vocabulary from these list including the grammar and vocabulary from the Starters and Movers (both of which are also included).


A la derecha hay el vocabulario y la gramática listas de prospectos. Se espera que los estudiantes sepan todas las reglas de la gramática y el vocabulario de la lista incluida la gramática y el vocabulario de los Starters and Movers (ambos de los cuales también están incluidos).



Below you can download an extremely useful guide to the Flyers exam in English.


A continuación puede descargar una guía muy útil a los Flyers examen en ingles.



Flyers exam guide in English
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Reading and Writing


The reading and writing exam has seven parts and lasts 40 minutes. Below practice exams can be downloaded.



La lectura y escritura examen tiene siete partes y dura 40 minutos. A continuación los exámenes de práctica se puede descargar.
Reading and Writing 1
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Reading and Writing 2
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The listening exam is in five parts and lasts around 25 minutes. Below are some practice exams.


El examen de escucha está en cinco partes y dura aproximadamente 25 minutos. Abajo son algunos exámenes de práctica.


Paper Exam 1
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Part 1
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Part 2
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Part 3
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Part 4
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Part 5
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Paper Exam 2
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Part 2
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Part 3
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Part 4
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Part 5
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The speaking exam has four parts and lasts between 7 -9 minutes.


El examen oral tiene cuatro partes y dura entre 7 -9 minutos.



Part One



The examiner has one picture and the student has a similar picture but with differences. The examiner will say one sentence and the student must say the difference in their picture.


El examinador tiene un cuadro y el estudiante tiene un cuadro similar, pero con diferencias. El examinador dirá que una oración y el estudiante deben decir la diferencia en su cuadro.




Examiner: In my picture, there is a cat in the tree.


Student: In my picture, the cat is next to the swimming pool.


Useful Phrases


Present Continuous


For peoples' actions we use the present continuous:


The girl is reading. / The girl isn't reading.


The boy is wearing a hat. / The boy isn't wearing a hat.



Present Simple


To describe things we use the present simple:


The pilot's uniform is green. / The pilot's uniform is blue.


The old woman has got straight hair. / The old woman has got curly hair.




Part Two



The student and examiner take turns to ask answer questions. Both examiner and student have a picture with information.


El estudiante y el examinador se turnan para preguntar y contestar preguntas. Ambos examinador y el estudiante tiene una imagen con la información.



Useful Phrases



Question words






How much?

How many?

What time?



Auxillary Verbs in present simple and past simple


When did .....?

Was it ......?

How many were ......?
What was / did ....?

Is it ....?

Where is .....?





Example  (see picture abve)


Student:  What is the name of William's dvd?

Examiner: It's called Island Adventure.

Student:  Who gave it to him?

Examiner:  His uncle gave it to him.

Student:  What is it about?

Examiner: It is about three pirates.

Student: When did he watch it?

Examiner: He watched it last week.

Student: Was it exciting or boring?

Examiner: It wasexciting.


This is then repeated with the examiner asking the questions and the student answering them.


Luego se repite con el examinador pidiendo las preguntas y el estudiante responderlas.




Part Three



In part three, students will be shown four pictures that form a story. The examiner tells the student the title of the story and begins the story using the first picture. Students must finish the story using the other three pictures.


En la tecera parte, los estudiantes se muestran cuatro imágenes que forman una historia. El examinador le dice al estudiante el título de la historia y comienza la historia con la primera imagen. Los estudiantes deben terminar la historia con las otras tres imágenes.



Useful Phrases



Present Continuous


For peoples' actions we use the present continuous:


Tommy is studying in his bedroom.



Present Simple


To describe things we use the present simple:


It is night time. His bedroom is tidy.





Use some adjectives:


Happy / Sad / Serious / Beautiful / Cloudy / Sunny etc



Example  (picture 2)


Tommy is getting dressed. He is sitting on his bed. It is the morning and it is a sunny day.




Part Four


In part four, students must answer personal questions.


En la cuarta parte, los estudiantes deben responder preguntas personales.

Some examples might be:


1. How many people are there in your family?
2. What’s the name of your best friend?
3. What’s your favourite subject at school?
4. What are your hobbies?
5. What do you have for breakfast?
6. What do you have for lunch?
7. How many brothers and sisters have you got?
8. What do you like doing at the weekend?
9. What did you do last Saturday morning?
10. What did you do last Sunday?
11. What’s your mother’s name?
12. Where did you go on your last holiday?
13. How many lessons do you have in a day?
14. What’s the weather like today?
15. Who’s the youngest in your family?
16. Who’s the oldest in your family?

17. What time does school finish?


***Remember to answer in sentences not with just one word.***


17. What time does school finish?


It finishes at 5 o'clock.



Example Videos



Example Speaking exam



Flyers speaking exam example
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