Free English Assessment Test

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!

Before you start the test

Make sure that you have the following:

  • 15 minutes of free time
  • a stable internet connection
  • an up-to-date browser
  • working headphone or speaker
  • and don't forget to close all other programs to concentrate on the test

You can check the level of audio here:

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English test audiocheck

All set?

Click on the clock to start the test and good luck!

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.