Test your level of English

Test your level of English; find out what you already know and what you can improve. 

This test consists out of a multiple-choice test (grammar), a writing test and will be followed up by oral assessment during your first class.

Your answers will be sent to your email upon completion. 


  1. Find a quiet place where you can’t be disturbed
  2. Put your phone on silence
  3. Read carefully
  4. Take your time 
  5. Don’t overthink
  6. If you don’t know the answer go to the next question and return at a later point.
  7. If you still don’t know the answer, please leave blank.
  8. Don’t use google; trust your gut.
  • Remember;
    it’s not a competition; it’s ok to make mistakes;
    you’re here to learn 
We’ll be in back with your results ASAP.



• 1 In your native language, are reading and writing difficult for you?

• 2 Level of education ElementarySecondaryUniversity

• 3 Other languages you speak, read or write

• 4 What type of materials do you like to read/write in your language?


• 5 Have you studied English before?


• 6 Describe your ability in English
a) Understanding is Always difficultSometimes difficultNever difficult

b) Speaking is Always difficultSometimes difficultNever difficult

c) Reading is Always difficultSometimes difficultNever difficult

d) Writing is Always difficultSometimes difficultNever difficult

• 7 Why do you want to learn English?
To communicate with my friendsFor my professional developmentFor travel purposesOut of interest


• 8 What is the most important thing you want to learn?
Pronounce correctly and sound like a nativeImprove my reading and writingGrammar structuresExam preparation


• 9 Do you have any questions before you start?


• 1 I’m 18 and my brother is 20, so he’s …….. me.
the oldest ofolder thanold as

• 2 Carl’s very ……… He’s never late, and he never forgets to do things.

• 3 We stayed in a lovely villa …….. the sea.
it overlooksoverlookedoverlooking

• 4 Not until the 1980s …….. for the average person to own a computer.
it was possiblewas it possiblewas possible

• 5 Jan …….. her arm on a hot iron.

• 6 Tomorrow’s a holiday, so we …….. go to work.
have tomustn’tdon’t have to

• 7 I usually …….. swimming at least once a week.

• 8 My friend Siena …….. to Russia last year.
wenthas gonehas been

• 9 This is …….. area, with a lot of factories and warehouses.
an agriculturalan industriala residential

• 10 If I …….. well in my exams, I …….. to university.
will do; will gowill do; godo; will go

• 11 She was so upset that she burst …….. tears.

• 12 Where did you go …….. holiday last year?

• 13 Ocean currents …….. play an important part in regulating global climate.
are known tothought toare believed that they

• 14 My cousin …….. getting a job in Bahrain.
would likeis planningis thinking of

• 15 I can’t …….. your hair, because I haven’t got any scissors.

• 16 I wish I …….. have an exam tomorrow!

• 17 The government plans to …….. taxes on sales of luxury items.
increaseexpandgo up

• 18 When I first moved to Hong Kong, life in a different country was very strange, but now I’m used …….. here.
livingto liveto living

• 19 There …….. milk in the fridge.
is someare someis a

• 20 Criminals are people who are guilty of …….. the law.

• 21 Why on earth isn’t Josh here yet? …….. for him for over an hour!
I’m waitingI’ve been waitingI’ve waited

• 22 “It’s pouring down, and it’s freezing.” What are the weather conditions?
high winds and snowheavy rain and cold temperaturesthick cloud but quite warm

• 23 …….. feeling OK? You don’t look very well.
Do youYou areAre you

• 24 Daniel’s hair is getting far too long; he should …….. soon.
cut ithave cut ithave it cut

• 25 Mandy works for a computer software company. She got …….. recently, and so now she’s an area manager.
made redundantpromoteda raise

• 26 I can’t hear you – it’s …….. noisy in here.
tootoo muchtoo many

• 27 Jamal has just sent me …….. to arrange plans for this weekend.
a blogan emaila website

• 28 I promise I’ll call you as soon as I ……..
I arriveI arrivedI’ll arrive

• 29 Photographers and designers need to be very ……..

• 30 The global financial crisis, …….. is forcing lots of small businesses to close, does not look set to end soon.

• 31 There …….. a terrible accident if the pilot hadn’t reacted so quickly.
had beenwaswould have been

• 32 “Are you ready to order?”
“Not yet – I’m still looking at the …….. .” a bill

• 33 “My job is never boring.”
The speaker’s job is always …….. .

• 34 I’ve been working here …….. about the last two years.

• 35 “It leaves from Platform 2 at 4.15.” The speaker is talking about ……..
an airline flighta traina taxi

• 36 I went to a lovely …….. last Saturday. The bride was my best friend when we were at school.

• 37 “I’ve got a headache.”
“Maybe you …….. to take an aspirin.

• 38 The patient had an …….. to insert metal pins in his broken leg.

• 39 She won a seat in parliament at the last ……..
general electionopinion pollreferendum

• 40 I’m surprised you didn’t get upset. If someone said that to me, …….. really angry.
I’mI wasI’d be

• 41 This used to be …….. part of the city, but since the old buildings were renovated it’s become a very fashionable area.
an affluenta run-downa trendy

• 42 Cassie went to bed early because she was ……..

• 43 In the 1960s, computers were …….. expensive that ordinary people couldn’t afford them.

• 44 Do you want …….. the match tonight?
watchingwatchto watch

• 45 Researchers claim the new discovery is a major …….. in the fight against malaria.

• 46 The Maths problem was really difficult and I just couldn’t …….. the answer.
check inset offwork out

• 47 When I was a child, I never …….. about the future.
have worriedused to worrywas worrying

• 48 A local politician has …….. charges of corruption made by the opposition party.

• 49 …….. worries me about society today is how completely we have come to depend on technology.

• 50 Cats and dogs are usually kept as ……..
farm animalswild animalspets

Option to choose ONE of the below.

• Write a personal profile about yourself to find people you can practise with for a language exchange. (200 words)

• Write an email to a friend from another part of the world who wants to know more about your country. (200 words)

• Write a review of your favourite film, play or book.

• Write an article discussing whether you think our world is getting better or getting worse.