The Barton English Test: Check your English Level Online for Free


This test will determine your English level. You will be tested on all areas of English (verb tense, prepositions, articles, phrasal verbs, idioms, collocation, etc). There are 10 questions per page. You can continue to the next level if you get a 70% score. If you fail a level, you will have a second chance to pass it.

The test is based on the British Council / EAQUALS Core Inventory for General English and therefore should be a reliable guide to your English level. Good luck!

[Level: A1 Beginner | Failed attempts at this level: 0]
1. "... some coffee?" -- "Yes, please."
 You like Like you Would you like Will you like

2. "... did you find the answer?" -- "I looked on the Internet."
 Why What How When

3. The quiet boy didn't speak to ... .
 me I mine my

4. "... your husband do?"-- "He's a doctor."
 What job What does Which job Where works

5. My grandparents live in the countryside. ... have a big garden.
 Them Their There They

6. Taylor is ... in the running club.
 more fast the fastest fast faster

7. My teacher ... angry yesterday.
 was were is are

8. "Lisa, where ... you go to school?"
 have -- are do

9. "... your parents home?"
 Do Is Was Are

10. My uncle lives ... Canada.
 at in on from



Last updated: October 11, 2013. All English test items are copyright Matthew Barton.