How good is your English?

We are pleased that you are thinking of coming to EuroMondiale Language Centre for English lessons.  We want to make sure that you have the best teaching that we can give you and that also means making sure that you are in the right class.

This Level Assessment test will show us how well you understand grammar and how good your vocabulary is.  When you meet us we will discover how well you can speak - often not as good as your understanding to begin with!

There are 40 questions in this test and you must answer them all.  Please DO NOT use a dictionary or other help (especially do not ask a friend to help) because we need to know how good YOU are!

Good luck!

1) Where would you see this notice?

"You can look, but don't touch the pictures"
2) Where would you see this notice?
No Parking Please
3) Questions 3 to 7 are all part of one piece of text. Find the missing words.

Once most people thought you would fall off the edge of the world if you sailed too far. Yet sailors such as Columbus had seen how a ship appeared to get lower and lower on the horizon as it sailed away. For Columbus this ......... that the world was round.
4) Columbus ............. to his men about the distance travelled each day.
5) Columbus did not want his men to think that he did not ............. exactly where they were going.
6) ........, on October 12, 1492, Columbus and his men landed on a small island he named San Salvador.
7) Columbus believed he was in Asia, .......... he was actually in the Caribbean.
8) When you look at stars they look small, but they are really ......... big hot balls of burning gas.
9) Every day new stars ............. born and old stars die.
10) The light from the nearest star takes more ............. four years to reach Earth.
11) Hundreds of years ago, people .............. stars, like the North star, to know which direction to travel in. Today you can still see that star.
12) I'll give you my spare keys in case you ............. home before me.
13) My holiday in Paris gave me a great .......... to improve my French accent.
14) ............. teaching English, she also writes children's' books.
15) Where can you see this notice?
Please give the right money to the driver.
16) She came to live here ............ a month ago.
17) National leaders from all over the world are expected to attend the ............... meeting.
18) Where can you see this notice?
Cross bridge for trains to Bristol
19) Older Britons are the worst in Europe when it comes to keeping their teeth. But British youngsters .......... more to smile about because their teeth are amongst the best.
20) Almost 80% over Britons over 65 have lost all or some ........... their teeth according to a World Health Organisation survey.
21) Eating too ............ sugar is part of the problem.
22) Among .........., 12-year olds have on average only three missing, decayed or filled teeth.
23) Where can you see this notice>
Keep in a cold place
24) The children won't go to sleep ............ we leave a light on outside their bedroom.
25) The singer ended the concert ............... most popular song.
26) Because it had not rained for several months, there was a ........... of water
27) I've always ............. you as my best friend.
28) Don't make such a ..............! The dentist is only going to look at your teeth.
29) He spent a long time looking for a tie which ............. with his new shirt.
30) Fortunately, ........... from a bump on the head, she suffered no serious injuries from her fall.
31) She had changed so much that ............. anyone recognised her.
32) It was clear that the young couple were ............... of taking charge of the restaurant.
33) The book .............. of ten chapters, each one covering a different topic.
34) Mary was disappointed with her new shirt as the colour ........... very quickly.
35) Jane remained calm when she won the lottery and ........... about her business as if nothing had happened.
36) I suggest we ............. outside the stadium tomorrow at 8.30.
37) My remarks were ............ as a joke, but she was offended by them.
38) You ought to take up swimming for the .............. of your health.
39) If you are not too tired we could have a ............ of tennis after lunch.
40) Go on, finish the dessert. It needs ............ up because it won't stay fresh until tomorrow.

Well Done!

Now make sure that you tell us how to send your score.



First Name and Family NameEmailPhone Number