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Take the VOA English Challenge!

Get your free English assessment - in 15 minutes

VOA Learning English has partnered with EF Standard English Test (EF SET) to provide English learners with a 15-minute test to assess reading and listening skills. You can get your estimated results aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference - CEFR - levels in 15 minutes and share your scores on social media!

VOA English Challenge
VOA English Challenge

About the EF Standard English Test

The EF Standard English Test (EF SET) is the first free standardized English test developed by EF Education First. Built to the same standards as other standardized tests, the EF SET rests on a foundation of evidence-based research and analysis. The EF SET is available online for free at, and also offers a free online certificate for those that successfully complete the 50 minute EF SET Certificate.