Online Test

Take this online language evaluation to determine your approximate English level. Hit "submit" for test results and recommendations about which NYLC courses would best suit your language needs.

Please note: This test is offered to provide you with a tentative evaluation of your English language skills. Before beginning classes at NYLC, you will take a more comprehensive language evaluation test to determine your course level.


1. They ______ in class now.

is
are
am

2. ______ are you doing?

What
Where
Who

3. Maria ______ in a restaurant.

working
work
works

4. ______ name is Maria.

Her
His
Our

5. I'm ______ now.

read
reads
reading

6. ______ she like ice cream?

Does
Do
Is

7. We ______ in Chicago.

not
aren't
don't

8. What ______ you do for a living?

do
are
does

9. What is he going to do?

He paints his house.
He's going to paint his house.
He's painting his house.

10. Were you at the park?

Yes, I were.
Yes, I did.
Yes, I was.

11. I didn't ______ the program.

saw
see
seeing

12. Did you take the bus?

No, I took the train.
No, I take the train.
No, I was taking the train.

13. What did Joe do? He _____ all day.

is working
worked
works

14. ______were you doing?

Where
What
Who

15. Winter is ______ than autumn.

more cold
colder
cold

16. This is ______movie of the year.

the better
the best
the most good

17. Do you need some money? No, I don't need ______ money.

any
some
many

18. Will you take a vacation in June?

No, I didn't.
No, I won't.
No, I don't.

19. Did ______ call?

anybody
anything
anywhere

20. A dog is ______ than a chicken.

intelligenter
intelligent
more intelligent

21. Where have you ______?

were
been
be

22. Tom has $5.00. Bill has $23.00. Tom has ______ money than Bill.

less
much
more

23. They live ______ Main Street.

in
at
on

24. Has Raquel seen the pictures?

Yes, she has.
Yes, she is.
Yes, she does.

25. I haven't done my work ______.

already
yet
since

26. Do you know ______?

where does he live
where he lives
where lives he

27. That's the man _____ helped me.

which
who
when

28. They ______ all morning, but they haven't finished yet

have been working
are working
was working

29. Mr. Johnson ______ his car.

had the mechanic fixed
had the mechanic fix
had the mechanic to fix

30. Romeo and Juliet ______by Shakespeare.

wrote
was written
was writing

31. If I won the lottery, I ______ around the world.

will travel
traveled
would travel

32. He has a friend ______ family is very rich.

whose
who's
who

33. The doctor asked the patient _________.

not to smoke
no smoke
don't smoke

34. When Maria arrived, the class

already begun
had already begun
has already begun

35. Maria was late for class. She ______ the train.

would have missed
should have missed
must have missed

36. If she ______ earlier, she wouldn't have missed the train.

had gotten up
would have gotten up
got up

37. I can't sing. I wish I ______ sing.

be able to
can
could

38. Would you mind ______ the door?

closing
close
to close

About Your Score

Refer to the table below to find your approximate course level. Click on a course level to view its description.

0-3 Level IA
4-8 Level IB
9-13 Level II
14-18 Level III
19-23 Level IV
24-28 Level V
29-33 Advanced, 100
34-36 Advanced, 200
37-38 Advanced, 300