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

2. Every day, Jane has ... piece of cake after dinner.
 the a --- some

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

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

5. "What time is it?" -- "It's ... (11:15)."
 quarter to eleven eleven and fifteen eleven fifteen fifteen to eleven

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

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

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

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

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



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