This English self-assessment test will tell you approximately how your English compares to that of a native speaker. Answer the 20 questions, total your score, and then look at the chart below to see what your score means. Rate your ability to answer the following 20 questions using this scale:

Are you able to ... 10 20 30 40 50
1. Ask about the weather?
2. Count from 1 to 100?
3. Ask where the restroom is?
4. Order a hamburger at McDonald's?
5. Read this number out loud:
6. Leave a simple message on a telephone answering machine?
7. Write down an address that is given to you over the phone?
8. Summarize what was discussed at your last meeting?
9. Discuss the economy with a native English speaker for 10 minutes?
10. Make a sales presentation for one of your company's products?

Can you think of suitable answers to these questions in English? 10 20 30 40 50
11. What company do you work for?
12. Where were you born?
13. What did you eat for breakfast?
14. What do you like to do in your spare time?
15. What is most important in learning a language?
16. How can your company increase employee motivation?
17. Why are taxes necessary?
18. Why should/shouldn't smoking be banned in public places?
19. Why do you think capital punishment should/should not be abolished?
20. What would your policies be if you became prime minister?

Finished? Now total up your score and find your level on the chart below. The chart will also give you an idea of what your TOEIC score is. Your true TOEIC score is probably within plus or minus 100 points.

Your total score is: 0 points

Self-Assessment Level Chart
900-1000: Very Advanced - Near native speaker fluency. Grammar errors are minor and infrequent.
800-900: Advanced - Communicates intended meaning in almost all cases. Grammar errors are minor. Able to persuade and justify opinions.
700-800: High Intermediate - Good fluency, but may take time to complete a sentence. Occasional misuse of grammar and vocabulary. Able to express opinions and give reasons.
600-700: Intermediate - Can sustain a conversation on topics that are not too complex. Able to use some complex grammar, but still makes errors. Intended meaning usually clear.
500-600: Low Intermediate - Can converse with difficulty on simple topics. Makes frequent grammar errors. Vocabulary limited.
400-500: High Beginner - Conversations are hesitant and short: Intended meaning often unclear; expression limited; numerous grammar errors.
300-400: Beginner - Can respond to simple questions, but struggles to communicate basic meaning. Sentences are often incomplete.
200-300: Low Beginner - Mostly unable to communicate basic meaning. Produces multiword utterances only.
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