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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. "... did you start your new job?" -- "2 months ago."
 What time Which Time Why When

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

10. "Do you have a brother?" -- "No, ... ."
 I'm not I don't I have I do



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