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Bookroom  Kuaderno Trainer

Kuaderno Trainer helps students to learn vocabulary and master grammar, listening, reading and writing exercises similar to those used by Cambridge exams with more than 30,000 questions in these categories:

EXERCISE SAMPLE

Trainer 1

Aimed at children aged 5-6 who have been studying English for 1-2 years. The emphasis is on vocabulary acquisition for common topics such as animal, family members, numbers, colours, etc. Picture, audio and spelling questions are included for all vocabulary concepts to ensure complete mastery of the words. “Find the word” exercises help develop scanning reading skills. Present simple, present continuous, beginner prepositions, question words and more are included in the grammar section. Everyday dialogues about introducing yourself are in the listening section and short sentences accompanied by pictures are in the reading section. In the writing section, children practise composing short sentences using a set of words.

Trainer 2

Aimed at children aged 6-8 who have been studying English for 2-3 years. The emphasis continues to be on vocabulary acquisition for common topics. Picture, audio and spelling questions are included for all vocabulary concepts to ensure complete mastery of the words. “Find the word” exercises help develop scanning reading skills. The grammar section includes past simple and past continuous among other topics. Listening exercises include short conversations in varied contexts. The reading section includes picture questions as well as complete-the-dialogue questions. In the writing section, children practise composing short sentences using a set of words.

Trainer 3

Aimed at children aged 8-9 who have been studying English for 3-4 years. Grammar and vocabulary are equally practised in the exercises. Additional grammar topics are included such as present perfect, zero conditional and future simple. Dictation exercises for commonly confused words are included in the listening section. Reading exercises begin to work on paraphrasing abilities.

Trainer 4

Aimed at children aged 9-11 who have been studying English for 4-5 years. Vocabulary exercises begin to test straight recall, for example fill the gap when the first letter is given. Grammar includes past perfect, zero conditional, first conditional, passives and phrasal verbs. Dictation exercises for commonly confused words are included in the listening section. Timed writing exercises test the student’s ability to compose short messages. Sentence re-writing is introduced in this exam.

Trainer 5

Aimed at children aged 12 and up who have been studying English for >5 years. The emphasis is on grammatical structures covering a mix of all the main verb tenses, first, second and third conditionals, passives, phrasal verbs, prepositional phrases, future tenses and more. Beginner word transformation exercises are included. Dictation exercises for commonly confused words are included in the listening section along with “real-life” English from multimedia Internet content. Timed writing exercises test the student’s ability to compose long messages and stories.

Grade Age Kuaderno Exam level CEFR Common European Framework of Reference Cambridge exams equivalence Trinity GESE equivalence Trinity ISE equivalence Main vocabulary topics Main grammatical concepts Listening exercises Reading exercises Writing exercises Child’s technological ability
Kindergarten < 5 Exam 1 YLE – Starters GESE 1 n/a Numbers, alphabet, animals, body and face, clothing, family, food, house and home, hobbies and sports, school, transportation. Present simple, present continuous, interrogatives, imperatives. Pronouns. Prepositions. Simple, everyday conversations. Introducing yourself, listening to descriptions of things. Read a sentence and choose the correct picture; true/false sentences based on a picture; read a short gapped text and choose a word to fill the gap. Word-ordering exercises (composing a short, grammatically correct sentence with a given set of words.) Basic navigational skills. Click to choose an answer or to start listening to an audio file. Very minimal typing required (2-3 letters maximum).
Primary 1st 5-6 Exam 1 YLE – Starters GESE 1 n/a Numbers, alphabet, animals, body and face, clothing, family, food, house and home, hobbies and sports, school, transportation. Present simple, present continuous, interrogatives, imperatives. Pronouns. Prepositions. Simple, everyday conversations. Introducing yourself, listening to descriptions of things. Read a sentence and choose the correct picture; true/false sentences based on a picture; read a short gapped text and choose a word to fill the gap. Word-ordering exercises (composing a short, grammatically correct sentence with a given set of words.) Basic navigational skills. Click to choose an answer or to start listening to an audio file. Very minimal typing required (2-3 letters maximum).
Primary 2nd 6-7 Exam 1 – 2 A1 YLE – Movers GESE 2 n/a Numbers, alphabet, animals, body and face, clothing, family, food, house and home, hobbies and sports, school, transportation, weather. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous. Comparative and superlative adjectives. Modals, infinitive of purpose. Relative clauses. Ordinals. Filling a gapped text based on a recording, identifying proper names in a conversation. Cloze and fill the gap questions. Paraphrasing a short text; true/false sentences based on a picture; read a short gapped text and choose a word to fill the gap. Word-ordering exercises (composing a short, grammatically correct sentence with a given set of words.) Basic navigational skills. Click to choose an answer or to start listening to an audio file. Very minimal typing required (2-3 letters maximum).
Primary 3rd 7-8 Exam 2 A1 YLE – Movers GESE 3 n/a Numbers, alphabet, animals, body and face, clothing, family, food, house and home, hobbies and sports, school, transportation, weather. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous. Comparative and superlative adjectives. Modals, infinitive of purpose. Relative clauses. Ordinals. Filling a gapped text based on a recording, identifying proper names in a conversation. Cloze and fill the gap questions. Paraphrasing a short text; true/false sentences based on a picture; read a short gapped text and choose a word to fill the gap. Word-ordering exercises (composing a short, grammatically correct sentence with a given set of words.) Basic navigational skills. Click to choose an answer or to start listening to an audio file. Very minimal typing required (2-3 letters maximum).
Primary 4th 8-9 Exam 3 A1-A2 YLE – Flyers GESE 4 ISE 0 Numbers, animals, body and face, clothing, family, food, house and home, hobbies and sports, materials, school, transportation, weather, work. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, present perfect. Zero conditional. Tag questions. Reflexive pronouns. Dictation and commonly confused words. Note-taking exercises. Cloze and fill the gap questions. Paraphrasing a short text; true/false sentences based on a picture; read a short gapped text and choose a word to fill the gap. Write a complete sentence. Able to type one word on a time limit. Fluent navigational skills (going backwards and forwards in an exercise).
Primary 5th 9-10 Exam 4 A1-A2 KET GESE 4 ISE 0 Range of vocabulary topics covering all of above. Increased emphasis on straight recall – fewer multiple choice questions and more fill the gap. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, present perfect. Zero conditional and first conditional. Phrasal verbs. Wide range of adverbs, prepositional phrases. Dictation and commonly confused words. Note-taking exercises. Cloze and fill the gap questions. True/false based on a long text; fill the gap in a short non-fiction text; definition questions; complete a dialogue with appropriate answers. Sentence re-writing. Short messages (25-35 words). Able to type full sentences and write texts of up to 50 words on a time limit. Fluent navigational skills (going backwards and forwards in an exercise).
Primary 6th 10-11 Exam 4 – 5 B1 KET GESE 5 ISE 1 Range of vocabulary topics covering all of above. Increased emphasis on straight recall – fewer multiple choice questions and more fill the gap. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, present perfect. Zero conditional and first conditional. Phrasal verbs. Adverbs, prepositional phrases. Dictation and commonly confused words. Note-taking exercises. Cloze and fill the gap questions. True/false based on a long text; fill the gap in a short non-fiction text; definition questions; complete a dialogue with appropriate answers. Sentence re-writing. hort messages (25-35 words). Able to type full sentences and write texts of up to 50 words on a time limit. Fluent navigational skills (going backwards and forwards in an exercise).
Secondary > 12 Exam 5 B2 PET GESE 5 ISE 1 Range of vocabulary topics covering all of above. Increased emphasis on straight recall – fewer multiple choice questions and more fill the gap. Beginner word transformation questions. Present simple, present continuous, past simple, past continuous, present perfect. Zero, first and second conditional. Phrasal verbs. Adverbs, prepositional phrases, range of conjunctions. Dictation and commonly confused words. Real-life videos and news reports. Note-taking exercises. Cloze and fill the gap questions. Paraphrasing based on a long text; definition questions; fill the gap. Reading varied everyday texts (adverts, notes, emails, etc.). Sentence re-writing. Messages (40-50 words). Write a story (100 words). Write a long messages (100 words). Able to type texts of up to 100 words on a time limit. Fluent navigational skills (going backwards and forwards in an exercise).