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This test will help you to determine your approximate current level of English based on your knowledge of English grammar, your vocabulary and your use of English in everyday situations. This test is only intended to serve as a rough guide and is not a substitute for a formal placement test with written, oral and listening components.

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Below there are 50 General English questions. Please answer the questions in sequence. You must answer every question. There is only one correct answer for each question.

1. Are you English? No, I am _____.*
2. I live in _____ small town near Munich*
3. All my friends _____ in Berlin.*
4. My hobby is football. What _____ your hobbies?*
5. _____ you like Italian food?*
6. I _____ to Spain on holiday last year.*
7. She _____ going to China next month.*
8. Frankfurt is a very nice city. Do you live in a house or _____?*
9. I’m sorry, I ______ understand French.*
10. There are very _____ tourists in Berlin in summer.*
11. Hello, I’m Peter Sutton. _____*
12. Where were you born? I _____ born in Hamburg.*
13. Is that the Grand Hotel? _______ book a room.*
14. We can go to the cinema _____ Friday.*
15. I hope I _____ disturbing you. I can call you again later.*
16. It is very _____ to learn a language like Japanese or Chinese.*
17. I live in a small town but the railway station is _____ my house.*
18. You _____ smoke in this part of the restaurant.*
19. I try not to _____ any mistakes when I speak English.*
20. Do you know if Jim _____already left his house?*
21. I _____ in this house for 5 years now.*
22. We must book a table in the restaurant, because soon there will be _____ left.*
23. I am looking forward _____ you at the weekend.*
24. My daughters share one bedroom but my son has _____.*
25. I don’t want to _____ my money on holiday.*
26. Mary would be happier if she _____ a boyfriend.*
27. Could you please _____ me your pen? I haven’t got one.*
28. Would you _____ to have red or white wine?*
29. My teacher has advised me _____ an English course in England.*
30. There was not _____ good news on the television last night.*
31. It _____ no difference if you travel by car or by train.*
32. Do you think it will rain tomorrow? I _____.*
33. Would you prefer to eat Italian or German food?*
34. Ralf is _____ his driving test tomorrow but he thinks he might fail.*
35. The _____ to be an airline pilot takes 2 years and is very hard work.*
36. She is very shy and _____. She doesn’t like going to parties.*
37. We used to live in the city but now we live in the _____.*
38. Would you mind if I _____ the window? It’s very hot in here.*
39. One way of _____ money would be to sell our car.*
40. I can _____ you that we intend to fulfil the terms of the contract.*
41. We started building our house ____.*
42. By this time next year I _____ school.*
43. Most children enjoy _____ given presents at Christmas.*
44. I am having my hair _______ tomorrow.*
45. I don’t think those jeans _____ you at all.*
46. I must put a _____ of your party in my calendar.*
47. I must be at the airport _____ 10 a.m. at the latest.*
48. Prices for petrol _____ a lot from place to place even on the same day.*
49. It’s _____ how well he speaks Russian. He has never been to Russia.*
50. My brother and his friends _____ that pub at lunchtime.*

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Language test developed by elc – European Language Competence, Frankfurt and Saarbrücken, www.elc-consult.com