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

2. "Excuse me. ... help me?"
 You can You Can you Do you

3. "... some coffee?" -- "Yes, please."
 You like Like you Would you like Will you like

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

5. My girlfriend and I live together. ... house is on Smith Street.
 We Their Theirs Our

6. The boys played on the beach ... 3 hours.
 at -- for in

7. I don't want ... bed. I'm not tired.
 going to go to go go to

8. Please ... your room today.
 you clean clean cleaning to clean

9. John made a sandwich ... he was hungry.
 so but and because

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



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