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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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