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

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

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

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

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

6. "How old is your dad?" -- He's ... ."
 fifty years old fifty got fifty years fifty years old

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

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

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

10. "Bob, would you like ... a piece of cake?"
 we have having have to have



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