Diagnostic 3

This diagnostic test contains 30 questions. Make sure you have at least 15-20 minutes to complete it.

  • The test does not have a time limit. However, you cannot navigate away from the page and resume it afterwards; it needs to be completed in one sitting.
  • Answer the questions based on your knowledge and intuition; do not use a grammar reference or other resource to help you.
  • At the end of the test, you will receive a score and personalised recommendations. Take a note of these for future reference.
  • After reviewing the relevant modules, it is recommended you take the test again to assess your progress.
  • Don’t forget to also complete the other 2 diagnostic tests, as they measure your mastery of different language items.
Complete the sentence with the correct word.

Each “page” in a Powerpoint presentation is called ______.
Complete the sentence with the correct verb form based on the context.

Next month, Jessica (visits / will visit / is going to visit) the Seychelles. She booked

her ticket several months ago
Choose the correct modal form to complete the sentence.

Staff (don’t have to / mustn’t) reveal personal information about our clients.
Determine if this is an active or a passive sentence.

All of the employees received meal tickets in return for working an hour longer.
Choose the sentence in which the adjectives are positioned correctly.
Choose the correct modal form to complete the sentence.

Last week, Paul (has to / had to / must / musted) work overtime.
Complete the sentence with the correct word.

Clients can contact technical _____________ at all times.
True or false? We use the simple present to refer to actions that are happening right now.
Choose the passive sentence that has the same meaning as the active sentence below.

The chef is preparing the banquet at the moment.
Decide whether or not the following sentence contains a verb-related error.

The person in charge doesn't can answer your questions today, unfortunately.
Choose the correct modal form to complete the sentence.

(Should / Have / Must not) I speak with my supervisor about your complaint
Complete the sentence with the correct comparative or superlative form of the adjective in parentheses.

Kelly ‘s typing speed is (fast) her colleague’s, but she also makes more errors.
Complete the sentence with the correct word.

We will ___________ receipt of your payment by email.
Decide whether or not the following sentence contains a verb-related error.

Wasn't Michael going to give you advice? ‒He was, but he changed his mind.
Complete the sentence with the active or passive form of the verb in parentheses. Use the tense indicated.

The guests’ bags meticulously for security reasons. (inspect, present progressive)
Complete the sentence with the correct comparative or superlative form of the adjective in parentheses.

Wow! That is (delicious) meal I have ever eaten.
Choose the correct modal form to complete the sentence.

You (don’t have to / haven’t to / mustn’t) reply to my e-mail immediately. It's not urgent.
Which tense is used to refer to actions that happened at an unspecified past moment?
Complete the sentence with the correct word.

A presentation focused on selling an idea or a product is called ____________.
Complete the sentence with the correct verb form based on the context.

This term, Melanie (does / is doing / is going to do) an internship at a local business. She likes it a lot.
Turn the active sentence below into a passive sentence by filling in the blank with the correct verb form.

The sales representative gave me incorrect information.

I incorrect information by the sales representative.
Decide whether or not the following sentence contains a verb-related error.

Every day, Michael is working for three hours at the call center.
Choose the sentence in which the underlined adjective phrase is in the correct order.
Choose the sentence that does not contain any verb form or usage errors.
Choose the sentence that contains a correct modal form.
Identify the passive sentence.
Choose the sentence that does not contain any verb form or usage errors.
Complete the sentence with the correct word.

When you repeat someone else’s words in a shorter format, you write ________.
Choose the sentence that does not contain any verb form or usage errors.
Complete the sentence with the correct comparative or superlative form of the adjective in parentheses.

The new indoor water park is (fun) the local swimming pool.