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. John ... cleans the bathroom. So his girlfriend does it every week.
 never always often sometimes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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