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This online diagnostic test is designed to give you an idea about the particular grammar areas that you need to work on in your English grammar. The randomly selected sentences in the test are all missing one word or phrase. Three or four possible answers follow each sentence. Choose the best answer in each case. Upon completion, you will be given a total score of the test and a specific score for every grammar unit that is examined.

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1) It's _____________ today than it was yesterday.

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2) "Why didn't you withdraw money from the bank?" "I would have if I __________ my ATM card at home."

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3) No body likes the new boss because he makes us _____________ overtime.

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4) Alex is learning the poem.

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5) If you have any questions, do not hesitate _____________ me back.

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6) The woman ________ I sent the letter yesterday has disappeared.

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7) She went ahead and bought that used car ______________ I warned her that it was in bad condition.

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8) The students handed in the reports.

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9) _____________ I've known her for a long time, I don't know much about her private life

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10) The mechanic will not repair the DVD recorder.

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11) This year's exam was _____________ than last year's.

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12) In the dream, my wallet turned _________ a butterfly and flew away. Isn't that symbolic?

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13) This is the most intensive language course I have ever taken. I have to study four hours per night just to keep ________ with the pace of the class.

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14) "I am in trouble. What shall I do?" "I suggest you _____________ a lawyer."

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15) I don't really want to go to the cinema tonight _____________ I can't afford it.

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16) He saved __________ money to buy a brand new sports car.

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17) The baby __________ be hungry. It has started crying again.

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18) Can you give me _____________ help?

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19) A meeting will be held __________ 11.30

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20) Since they have split up, they have stopped _____________ each other.

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21) Hardly _____________ up when the door bell rang.

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22) I had a terrible headache last night. _____________, I couldn't go out.

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23) But for the rain, we ____________ the picnic.

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24) "Can I have some more cheese?" "Sure, but there is only ____________ left."

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25) At first he opposed the marriage, but _________ the end he gave his consent

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26) How long _______________ Spanish?

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27) He has burnt down his house. He _____________ be crazy.

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28) ____________ is not permitted in this office.

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29) Emily: "Our teacher will go to England tomorrow."

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30) "You know, Roger didn't come to the party last night!" "I'm surprised to hear that. He __________ not have known about it."

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31) I wish you _____________ drive so fast!

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32) Take a look at this report. ___________ findings are really surprising.

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33) The girl ________ I spoke to is a student of mine

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34) David: "John had already gone at six."

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35) Oil prices have risen to _________ record levels in the past three years.

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36) Never in my life _____________ so scared.

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37) Robert:"My father flew to Dallas last year."

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38) I am looking ________ an apartment near the beach. I would like a studio or a one bedroom with a view of the ocean.

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39) "You are dripping with sweat! What happened?" "I ____________ tennis for the past two hours."

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40) That's the boy __________ mother was killed in a car accident.

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41) Have you read the book ________ I gave you.

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42) She's is a software engineer but is looking for a job _______ the moment

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43) I did not receive the letters ________ you sent me.

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44) There is __________ cake left out but not enough for everyone.

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45) Steven has forgotten the book.

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46) "When are you leaving?" "__________ Thursday."

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47) We _____________ for half an hour when we realized that we had taken the wrong path.

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48) I can't believe how much John takes ________ his father. They look and act exactly the same.

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49) This car is too small. We need to get a _____________ one.

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50) What's _____________ mountain in your country?

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51) She got married _________ seventeen

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52) Mrs. Jones's husband passed _______ last Friday. We are going to attend his funeral next week.

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53) John is busy. He is talking _______ the phone.

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54) It's an excellent course. _____________ I'm very lucky to get a place on it.

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55) I wish _____________ German as fluently as you.

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56) The house, ________ they bought three months ago, look lovely.

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57) It is difficult for me _____________ right now. I need more time to think about it.

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58) Helen:"I was writing a letter yesterday."

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59) You _____________ sit so close to the television! It's bad for your eyes.

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60) The government is getting worried _____________ it's losing popularity.

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61) Maria crashed into the blue car.

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62) He will not earn much, $20 a week, plus food and _______ accommodation.

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63) Would you like ___________ juice?

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64) I have __________ respect for people who leave their garbage behind when they leave the beach.

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65) Julia rescued three cats.