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

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

3. ... watch a movie tonight.
 I go to I'm going to I'm I

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

5. My brother is very ... . He plays basketball well.
 expensive high tall long

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

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

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

9. My brother ... football after school every day.
 plays play to play playing

10. "It's ..., Peter. My name is Kathy."
 nice meet you nice meeting nice to meet you nice you meet



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