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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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