Continuing Education English Placement Self Test
(Prueba de colocacion de la lengua inglesa)

Broward College Institute for Economic Development

Scoring:  1-5 Correct :  Level 1  -  6-10 Correct: Level 2   11-15 Correct:  Level 3      16+ Correct Level 4 or more.  

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1. ___________ are you doing?

Where
Why
What
When


2. She's washing ______ hair .

he
her
she
hers


3. ___________ going to the dentist .

They
Their
They're
There


4. W here's Mr. Park? He's ______ the library.

on
for
in
on


5. Where's Mr. Lake? ________ in the park.

She's
It's
They're
He's


6. Mr. Smith ________ tennis every day.

play
plays
playing
none of the above


7. The car of the future ________ on electricity.

is running
will run
runs
ran


8. Jane and Paul talk to _________ every day.

ourselves
themselves
each other
yourselves


9. ___________ take the plane instead of the car.

How about
Let's
Why don't
Why not


10. The American family _________ a lot in the past twenty years.

has changed
changed
will change
changing


11. Our team didn't play ___________ I expected. I was disappointed.

as well as
well
as badly as
better


12. The faster Tom walks, ______________.

more tired
he gets tired
the more tired he gets.
he gets more tired


13. As military officers, women work _________ the job done.

hardly get
too hard to get
not enough to get
hard enough to get

14. I forgot that I ___________ my check, so I paid the rent twice a month.

mailed
to mail
mailing
I mail


15. We __________ bring a gift, but we can if we want to.

have to
don't have to
must
must not


16. Jack is from Virginia. But now he lives in Florida. He _______ to Fort Lauderdale in 1969.

has moved
moved
had been moving
had moved


17. The researchers want to know how radiation affects humans in outer space. In a few months NASA ____ new tests to check radiation exposure.

will conduct
conducts
conduct
will be conducted


18. I heard that you are taking English classes. You are a student at Broward Community College, ____________ ?

you are?
aren't you?
are you?
none of the above


19. Nancy has a lot of books at home. One can definitely tell that she likes ________.

reading
to read
read
reads


20. I knew that John's story was not true. He had just dreamed ___________.

it up
up it
it
none of the above


21. According to the pictures that the archeologists found, space beings _______ that civilization.

could visit
may have visited
must visit
will visit


22. I wish I had a better job now. I _______ to college.

go
might go
should have gone
ought to gone


23. Jamaica _______ avoided in the fall because of dangerous storms.

should better
had better
should
ought to be


24. I __________ a flight attendant if I didn't get airsick.

became
would become
will become
had become


25. "Don't drive fast." John told Susan _________ fast.

to not drive
don't drive
they don't drive
not to drive