Practice Questions

English Test for Beginners – with full Audio

English Quiz for Beginners Listen and type the number of the correct answer. There are 10 questions. (1 mark each) You are doing well if your mark is 8 or higher.

Reading Comprehension Practice for Advanced ESL Students

Reading Comprehension Practice for Advanced ESL Students

Directions: The following questions are based on several reading passages. Each passage is followed by a series of questions. Read each passage carefully, and then answer the questions based on it. You may reread the passage as often as you wish. When you have finished answering the questions based on one passage, go right onto […]

Listening and Speaking English Practice 1

Listening and Speaking English Practice 1

Beginner’s level – Learning English Practice – Sample See Learning English Workbook 1 here Listen and answer the questions below              Answer in Complete Sentences Listen to the questions, with the right column covered.   Try to answer the questions yourself.  Then listen to the answers.   Questions Answers Is Peter a […]

English Usage Practice Test Questions

English Usage Practice Test Questions

The most common reference for English Usage is A Dictionary of Modern English Usage (1926) by Henry Fowler, or just ‘Fowler’s.’    Fowler is famous for such quotes as, Inversion:  Writers who observe the poignancy sometimes given by inversion, but fail to observe that ‘sometimes’ means ‘when exclamation is appropriate’, adopt inversion as an infallible enlivener; they aim […]

Sentence Completion Practice Questions

Sentence Completion Practice Questions

Sentence Completion are common types of vocabulary questions on many ESL standardized tests.  Sentence Completion can be used for vocabulary, as with the practice questions below, or for other types of tests, such as the MELAB. If you are learning vocabulary for a standardized test, here is a great overview, or see Vocabulary.com.

English Grammar Practice Test Questions

English Grammar Practice Test Questions

English grammar is a popular item on most standardized tests including many ESL EFL tests.  Below are English grammar practice test questions. Here are a few sources for English Grammar – Wikipedia,     The English Club. Tests that have an English Grammar Section – Michigan Language Arts Battery.

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ESL Practice Questions – The Present Perfect Tense – Ancient Egypt Part 2

ESL EFL Activity – The Present Perfect Tense Many of the English grammar tenses are not too difficult but others give students a lot of trouble deciding when to use them. Since we can’t think through a grammar rule as we speak, the best way is to participate in activities with other students, speaking orally […]

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ESL Practice Questions for the Past Tense – Ancient Egypt Part 1

Students are studying English in most countries of the world. It has been our experience while teaching in Central Europe, Brazil and Hong Kong, that students have difficulty with the past tense. If some members of your classes need help, have them try these practice questions. This is part 1 – see part 2 here