Cambridge B1 Preliminary

B1 Preliminary - Reading Matching Exercise 12

Below, you will find descriptions of five people who want to find an app to use, and descriptions of eight apps. Decide which app would be the most suitable for the people below.

For each question, write the correct letter after each name.


1. Sophie is a budget-conscious student who's looking for an app that she can use without having to pay. She prefers reading material over video content to save her phone's battery life.

2. Julia is a fitness enthusiast looking for a dedicated app that can help her monitor her health stats and guide her workouts. She doesn't mind paying for a good service.

3. Sam is a tech enthusiast who enjoys educational content about the latest gadgets. He's seeking a rich multimedia app, despite a premium subscription, to learn about cutting-edge tech.

4. Ella loves listening to music and wants an app where she can discover new artists and playlists. She doesn't mind whether it's free or paid, but she prefers audio over video content.

5. George loves playing games on his smartphone but is often in places with poor internet connectivity. He's seeking a fun game app that can work offline.


A. 'Readerly': This app is a paradise for book lovers. With a library boasting thousands of eBooks spanning multiple genres, 'Readerly' offers an immersive reading experience right on your smartphone. The app also has a neat feature allowing you to highlight and save your favourite quotes. There's a good amount of free content available, but for those looking for something a bit more special, 'Readerly' also has a premium option which gives access to exclusive eBooks.

B. 'MovieTime': Get your popcorn ready and dive into the world of cinema with 'MovieTime'. This app offers an extensive library of the latest movies and TV series, from Hollywood blockbusters to critically acclaimed indie films. With a paid subscription, you gain unrestricted access to all video content. So, if you're a film fanatic, 'MovieTime' could be your perfect entertainment destination.

C. 'FitLife': Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or just starting your health journey, 'FitLife' can be your virtual fitness partner. The app features a comprehensive fitness tracking system, logging your daily steps, calories burned, heart rate, and sleep cycle. Besides tracking, 'FitLife' provides various guided workouts suitable for all fitness levels. Please note that this is a premium app, reflecting the quality of the service it offers.

D. 'TechKnow': Stay up-to-date with the latest in technology with 'TechKnow'. This app caters to tech enthusiasts, offering high-quality video content about the latest gadgets, software updates, tech news, and more. While the app requires a paid subscription, the wealth of information and insights it provides makes it a worthwhile investment for any tech enthusiast.

E. 'TuneHub': Music lovers, 'TuneHub' is for you. This app opens the door to a world of music, offering a diverse selection of songs from various artists. You can create your own playlists, discover new artists, and enjoy endless hours of music. Whether you're into pop, rock, jazz, or classical music, 'TuneHub' has it all. The app offers both free and premium versions to cater to everyone's needs.

F. 'GameBox': Wave boredom goodbye with 'GameBox', an app designed to keep you entertained with a vast selection of games. From puzzles to action games, 'GameBox' offers games for everyone. What sets it apart from other gaming apps is its large collection of offline games, perfect for those times when you don't have internet access. While some games are free to play, access to premium games requires a subscription.

G. 'ArtStudio': Fancy trying your hand at digital art? 'ArtStudio' is here to guide you. The app offers easy-to-follow drawing and painting tutorials, making art accessible to everyone. While the app is free to download, some advanced features, such as access to premium tutorials and additional tools, require a paid subscription.

H. 'TravelLog': Love travelling? With 'TravelLog', you can plan your adventures and keep a digital diary of your journeys. The app provides various features like itinerary planning, location bookmarking, and photo logging. While the basic features are free, some premium features, like custom travel itineraries and expanded photo storage, require a subscription.

1. Sophie

2. Julia

3. Sam

4. Ella

5. George

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