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. My grandparents live in the countryside. ... have a big garden.
 Them Their There They

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

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

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

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

6. ... weather is wonderful today.
 An A The --

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

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

9. "... some coffee?" -- "Yes, please."
 You like Like you Would you like Will you like

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.