mostly assessment tests to place a student in a particular online class

or preparatory tests for certified international tests

or tests to induce students to buy some educational resource


Common Mistakes


---"Welcome to a collection of some of the most frequently misspelled, commonly confused and easily misused words.
Be careful since all examples are valid words, your spell checker will not (!) pick up the mistake."

Over 100 tests concerning typical mistakes

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/10-january-2010

Easy English tests


--- This site is good but too brief. As often occurs, easy is not beginner, while difficult swings like a mood change.

But please try this very clearly set out program with the added feature of explaining your errors(if you made mistakes.)

 Eduplace: GrammarBlast

---"Have a blast with Grammar Blast! Answer 10 questions and earn up to 100 game points.

To play just choose a quiz from the menu."

aimed at very good beginners/intermediate with good grammar skills.

---more info https://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/8-january-2011



English Placement Test---"This placement test is designed to give students and teachers of English a quick way of assessing the approximate level of a student's knowledge of English grammar and usage. The test should take around 45 minutes to complete. At the end of the test you will see your test result and be given a percentage.

You will also be able to follow a link to a page which will estimate your level compared to several international English exams (PET, FCE, CAE, CPE, IELTS, TOEFL); and the Council of Europe language assessment scale. For a more accurate assessment of your English language skills, your listening, speaking and writing skills would also have to be assessed."

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/9-july-2009

English Language Level Test

---"This is a series of quick tests that will give you a rough idea of your level of English on a scale of 0 to 5. There are five tests altogether at different levels."
Very good beginners plus.200 questions over 5 levels, examining variously grammar, everyday Q&A, vocab, word building, reading comprehension & phonology.
Correct or incorrect, no explanations, accept your given level & that's it. But you do like to be tested, don't you?

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/13-july-2009



---intermediate students must persevere---too many ads & dubious navigation---to use this site which currently contains 2206! tests: remember, persevere.

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/30-december-2009

Exam English


---"This web site is for people studying for an English language exam.
Free Online Practice Tests
for the most important international ESL/EFL exams:
and the Cambridge ESOL exams such as CAE, FCE, and PET. If you are not sure of your level, take the free level test."

If you understood this introduction then this site is for you.

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/8-august-2009

Fifty questions test


---an oddity, that's right, 50 questions only,with the usual score-giving & correct answers-posting.

Perhaps you can do it a number of times to see whether (it must!) your score improves. Intermediate plus.

Global Live English Level Tests

---"Take a free level test to see your current English level"; odd collection, for beginner to very good beginner

---more info https://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/23-may-20

Online English Test


Want a quick indication of what your level of English is? Take the Navitas online English test to find out.

The test contains 4 sections:

  • Grammar  .Vocabulary  .Reading  .Listening

In just a few minutes, you’ll have some idea of your level of English.

Reading Comprehension & Test Preparation


--- "These interactive activities will help you read and understand English and prepare for reading exams." 

Advanced students, please please give this site a try.

You will not be disappointed.Such a wealth of material, via signs, gist, matching, gap & details.

---more info http://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/20-march-2009

Test Your English


---" This is a quick, free online test. It will tell you which Cambridge English exam may be best for you.

Click 'Begin Test' and answer each of the questions:

there are 25 multiple-choice questions; there is no time limit; you will be able to see answers at the end of the test .Please note:

This is not a Cambridge English exam and the test scores and levels are very approximate.

Your score on this test cannot be used as proof of a formal language qualification."


---"Welcome to our free tests. They will give you an indication of your vocabulary size and your level of listening comprehension.
Need to improve? Click MORE for more tests and a
free personal course."

Navigation can be slightly tricky but advanced learners will find their way.



---"TOETAL is a collection of test practice activities to help students and teachers prepare for standardized tests such as the TOEIC®. Students can take pactice tests for free, build test taking skills, view video explanations, print tests for offline study, download audio for offline study & visit the student's page for study tips." Advanced.

---more info https://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/24-april-2011

UNSW Global Test Papers


---If it's testing you want, this university site has a lot going for it. Alphabetic order corresponds to difficulty level,
so good beginners should start at A.
 (This was developed for school ,not for ESL ,students). But the excellent presentation makes it very useful to all.
It's not interactive so you need to print it to complete the tests the old-fashioned way.

---more info https://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/30-december-2011


UsingEnglish Key English Test


---"An elementary level exam, testing your ability to deal with basic written and spoken communications."

Set by Cambridge ESOL, so it's good, but it's not what we normally regard as elementary. I would rate the 11 tests as intermediate level.

And what a weird collection of articles they are.

Exercise Culture & Travel Indian Drummers (Cloze / Gap Fill) Japan's most famous dog (Multiple Choice & True/False) Jungle girl found (Cloze / Gap Fill)

Exercise Entertainment Paul Robeson (Cloze / Gap Fill) Star Wars (Cloze / Gap Fill)

Exercise Environment & Nature Japanese tsunami dog and owner reunited (Multiple Choice & True/False)

Exercise Health Intelligence pills (Multiple Choice & True/False) John Snow (Cloze / Gap Fill) Kenyan Fish (Cloze / Gap Fill) Selling human eggs (Cloze / Gap Fill)

Exercise Technology Robot Birds (Multiple Choice & True/False)"

World-english: English Placement Test


---The site closed in 2004 but the placement test lives on. If you require a short easy-to-use test then this is it.
"By taking this grammar-based test you can obtain an approximate rating of your English language skills.
The test consists of four parts: Elementary, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate & Advanced. Find out what your level is by completing the following placement test.If you want the result to reflect your level of English even approximately take each test only once, and do not use a dictionary!"

---more info https://sites.google.com/site/vikseslklixnewsletter/28-may-2011