Straightforward Quick Placement & Diagnostic test
The Straightforward Quick Placement & Diagnostic test has been designed to help you decide which of the five levels of the Straightforward series is the most appropriate for you.

The Straightforward test has 50 questions, each worth one point. The first 40 are grammar questions and the final 10 are vocabulary questions. To decide your level, use the conversion chart below. Please note that these bandings are a guide.

This test can also be used to diagnose grammar that you need clarification on. Please consult the relevant level and unit of the course for more information.

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1. I ________________ from France.
1 point
2. This is my friend. _____________ name is Peter. *
1 point
3. Mike is ______________. *
1 point
4. My brother is ______________ artist. *
1 point
5. _______________ 20 desks in the classroom. *
1 point
6. Paul ________________ romantic films. *
1 point
7. Sorry, I can’t talk. I _____________ right now. *
1 point
8. She _________________ at school last week. *
1 point
9. I _________________ the film last night. *
1 point
10. __________________ a piece of cake? No, thank you. *
1 point
11. The living room is ___________________ than the bedroom. *
1 point
12. The car is very old. We’re going ____________________ a new car soon. *
1 point
13. Jane is a vegetarian. She __________ meat. *
1 point
14. There aren’t ________________ buses late in the evening. *
1 point
15. The car park is _________________ to the restaurant. *
1 point
16. Sue ________________ shopping every day. *
1 point
17. They _________________ in the park when it started to rain heavily. *
1 point
18. ________________ seen fireworks before? *
1 point
19. We’ve been friends ____________________ many years. *
1 point
20. You _________________ pay for the tickets. They’re free. *
1 point
21. Jeff was ill last week and he _________________ go out. *
1 point
22. These are the photos ________________ I took on holiday. *
1 point
23. We’ll stay at home if it _______________ this afternoon. *
1 point
24. He doesn’t smoke now, but he __________________ a lot when he was young. *
1 point
25. Mark plays football ___________________ anyone else I know. *
1 point
26. I promise I __________________ you as soon as I’ve finished this cleaning. *
1 point
27. This town ___________________ by lots of tourists during the summer. *
1 point
28. He said that his friends ____________ to speak to him after they lost the football match. *
1 point
29. How about _________________ to the cinema tonight? *
1 point
30. Excuse me, can you ___________________ me the way to the station, please? *
1 point
31. I wasn’t interested in the performance very much. ________________. *
1 point
32. Take a warm coat, _______________ you might get very cold outside. *
1 point
33. __________________ this great book and I can’t wait to see how it ends. *
1 point
34. What I like more than anything else ___________________ at weekends. *
1 point
35. She ________________ for her cat for two days when she finally found it in the garage. *
1 point
36. We won’t catch the plane _________________ we leave home now! Please hurry up! *
1 point
37. If I hadn’t replied to your email, I___________________ here with you now. *
1 point
38. Do you think you ___________________ with my mobile phone soon? I need to make a call. *
1 point
39. I don’t remember mentioning __________________ dinner together tonight. *
1 point
40. Was it Captain Cook ______________ New Zealand? *
1 point
Vocabulary
41. You may not like the cold weather here, but you’ll have to ________________, I’m afraid. *
1 point
42. It’s cold so you should __________________ on a warm jacket. *
1 point
43. Paul will look ______________ our dogs while we’re on holiday. *
1 point
44. She ___________________ a lot of her free time reading. *
1 point
45. Hello, this is Simon. Could I ___________________ to Jane, please? *
1 point
46. They’re coming to our house ___________________ Saturday. *
1 point
47. I think it’s very easy to ___________ debt these days. *
1 point
48. Come on! Quick! Let’s get _____________! *
1 point
49. I phoned her ____________ I heard the news. *
1 point
50. I feel very ____________. I’m going to go to bed! *
1 point
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