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Free English Vocabulary Test (PDF)

This free English vocabulary test in PDF format may be used by teachers and schools to check a student's English vocabulary level. The test is based on the Barton English Vocabulary Test , which students can take online here .

This test is five pages , with each page corresponding to a CEFR level. These levels are as follows:

  • A2 : Elementary
  • B1 : Intermediate
  • B2 : Upper-Intermediate
  • C1 : Advanced
  • C2 : Proficient

Each level has 15 questions . The difficulty of each word was determined by the English Vocabulary Profile ( EVP ) for levels A2-B2 and the Corpus of Contemporary American English ( COCA ) for the final levels.

English Vocabulary Test (PDF) with Answers

Download link: English Vocabulary Test-EnglishCurrent

Recommended Grading Method

Students should get 70% of the answers correct to complete a level, which is a minimum score of 11/15.

English Vocabulary Test Answer Key

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