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

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

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3) ____________ is not permitted in this office.

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

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

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6) Never in my life _____________ so scared.

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

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8) What's _____________ mountain in your country?

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

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

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11) _______ God created the universe

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12) Jessica:"Write a text message!"

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13) Steven has forgotten the book.

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

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

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16) 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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17) The students handed in the reports.

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18) Don't forget to put your gloves _______ . It is cold outside!

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

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20) He would most certainly have died ___________ his seat belt.

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

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

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23) Victoria:"You must see a doctor!"

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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31) You could work in a bank or do __________ community work.

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

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

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

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35) Can you give me _____________ help?

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36) She got married _________ seventeen

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

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38) Alex is learning the poem.

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39) Would you like ___________ juice?

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

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

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

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43) "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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44) The government is getting worried _____________ it's losing popularity.

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45) Julia rescued three cats.

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

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47) "The meeting is canceled. Didn't you get my message?" "If I ___________, I wouldn't have bothered coming here."

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

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

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

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

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

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53) If I _____________ more careful, I wouldn't have made such a mistake.

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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) A meeting will be held __________ 11.30

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56) I am used to ____________ up early every morning.

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57) I wish _____________ German as fluently as you.

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

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

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60) Last year I had a really important exam, so I ___________ work hard for it.

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61) Maria crashed into the blue car.

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

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63) 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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64) How long _______________ Spanish?

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