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

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

3. Please ... your room today.
 you clean clean cleaning to clean

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

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

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

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

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

9. My friend Mike lives near my house. ... often play outside together.
 It They I We

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.