General Placement Test

For General Purpose

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Take our quick, free online General English Placement Test.

This Placement Test is designed specifically for middle to late senior high school, higher education and adult learners, whose purpose of study is for everyday communication.

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Welcome to General English Placement Test

Test your General English Skill

Information to Test takers

There are three parts to the test including Use of English, Reading and Listening.

Each question carries 1 point.

No. of Questions : 40 items
Score Range : 120 - 200
Timing : 60 Minutes

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At the end of the test, the score report will be sent to your email

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Category: GENERAL LISTENING

You will hear Dave telling his friend Janet about his recent trip to Brazil. Choose the best answer for each questions.

Where was the first place he went?

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Category: GENERAL LISTENING

What does Dave say about the dancers?

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Category: GENERAL LISTENING

What is the Sambodromo?

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Category: GENERAL LISTENING

What does Dave say about the nightlife?

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Category: GENERAL LISTENING

What is Janet going to do?

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

For the following questions, please choose the best option to complete the sentence or conversation.

Can I park here?

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

What colour will you paint the children's bedroom?

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

I can't understand this email.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

I'd like two tickets for tomorrow night.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Shall we go to the gym now?

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

His eyes were ...... bad that he couldn't read the number plate of the car in front.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

The company needs to decide ...... and for all what its position is on this point.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Don't put your cup on the ...... of the table – someone will knock it off.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

I'm sorry - I didn't ...... to disturb you.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

The singer ended the concert ...... her most popular song.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Would you mind ...... these plates a wipe before putting them in the cupboard?

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

I was looking forward ...... at the new restaurant, but it was closed.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

...... tired Melissa is when she gets home from work, she always makes time to say goodnight to the children.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

It was only ten days ago ...... she started her new job.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

The shop didn't have the shoes I wanted, but they've ...... a pair specially for me.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Have you got time to discuss your work now or are you ...... to leave?

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

She came to live here ...... a month ago.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Once the plane is in the air, you can ...... your seat belts if you wish.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

I left my last job because I had no ...... to travel.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

It wasn't a bad crash and ...... damage was done to my car.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

I'd rather you ...... to her why we can't go.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Before making a decision, the leader considered all ...... of the argument.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

This new printer is recommended as being ...... reliable.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

When I realised I had dropped my gloves, I decided to ...... my steps.

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Category: GENERAL - USE OF ENGLISH

Anne's house is somewhere in the ...... of the railway station.

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Category: GENERAL READING 1

You are going to read a newspaper article about a politician who made a film about climate change. Five sentences have been removed from the article. Choose from the sentences A-E the one which fits each gap. 

Which sentence best fits the gap no 1?

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Category: GENERAL READING 1

Which sentence best fits the gap no 2?

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Category: GENERAL READING 1

Which sentence best fits the gap no 3?

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Category: GENERAL READING 1

Which sentence best fits the gap no 4?

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Category: GENERAL READING 1

Which sentence best fits the gap no 5?

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Category: GENERAL READING 2

You are going to read a page from a brochure with advertisements for four unusual leisure experiences. Choose from the advertisements (A-D). The advertisements may be chosen more than once or not chosen at all.

Which of the advertisements mention : Something participants in the experience must bring with them?

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Category: GENERAL READING 2

Which of the advertisements mention : Giving you something to take home with you?

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Category: GENERAL READING 2

Which of the advertisements mention : Giving you the chance to take a break from normal life?

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Category: GENERAL READING 2

Which of the advertisements mention : Regret that a specific type of visitor cannot enter the place?

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Category: GENERAL READING 5

Which of the advertisements mention : What participants will learn before the start of the activity?

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International Language Standard

The test is taken from the Official Cambridge English Placement Test and the level relies on an international standard for describing language ability, The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Read more about CEFR here.

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Reliable scores
The test score and CEFR level are provided to give you guidance for choosing the best program, appropriate to your ability.

Please note: Lister English Placement Test is not an Official Cambridge English Test or other equivalent International Test. The test scores and levels are very approximate. Your score on this test cannot be used as proof of a formal language qualification. Your score should help you determine the appropriate Language Programs based upon your needs.

Each lister program has different entry-level standards. Entry-Level standard is the minimum requirement or the lowest level you need to acquire to register a program.

check the table below for General English Program recommendation and its Entry-Level information.

English for Adults
A2
Public Speaking
B1
Grammar
A1
Vocabulary
A1
Pronunciation
A1
Speaking Local
A2
Speaking Foreign
B1
Speaking Native
B1

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