English Placement Test- Discover your English level by completing the test

Interested in knowing how well-versed you are in English grammar?  Find out your English proficiency level by taking our multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank test.

The test is scored according to a rating system, with difficult questions (those near the completion) awarding more points than those at the start.

Total available points are 121 out of 33 questions. The English proficiency scale is as follows:

A1: 0-12 points. You really have to expand your knowledge because your English is at an elementary level!
A2: 13-37 points. You struggle in actual discussions despite having a fair grasp of the fundamentals, such as the most basic vocabulary and grammar structures.
B1: 38-78 points. You speak at an intermediate level. Although you have a great base, you struggle with challenging words, sentences, and subjects.
B2: 79-102 points. You speak at a less advanced level. You are an expert at the fundamentals and what is important, and you communicate clearly. You occasionally struggle with more complicated debates, but you can usually get by using straightforward language and fundamental concepts.
C1: 103-115 points. You can carry on conversations with native speakers despite having certain lexical gaps and not always understanding how to phrase everything. You generally have excellent grammar.
C2: 116-121 points. You are fluent in colloquial idioms, proverbs, and intricate grammar structures.

The moment has come to take the test!

English Placement Test

Try out the following English language quiz to test your skills and find out your level!

Obviously, compared to your actual level, this is a very low one. At Scrambled Eggs, before beginning a new course, we invite the students to complete an oral exam with one of our teachers to determine their actual English proficiency level.

Check out our English language blog if you’re looking to learn more about the language. You can find a variety of English activities on our website to help you learn and improve your language skills, from simple grammar drills to fascinating Ted Talks given by some of the most well-known public figures in the world!

FCC Calls on Apple and Google to Remove TikTok from App Stores

TikTok’s the target again. The FCC commissioner believes the app to be of concern to national security, but attempts to remove it from app stores have failed. TikTok TikTok goes the clock, perhaps the time is near.

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The news is a consistent source of entertainment, knowledge and discovery that never ceases to exist and always comes out with more and more material each day. Because it plays such a vital part in our lives and is so important to keep up with, it is without a doubt a piece of your everyday routine that can’t go ignored.

Whether it is to understand the ramifications of recent legislation passed, to hear about recent events and grasp the potential consequences to your country, or simply hear about what is happening in other countries in order to compare them to what’s happening in yours, the news is certainly a staple in our lives and the most consistent way to get information.

This is why Scrambled Eggs has decided to unite two of your biggest worlds: learning English and keeping up with what is happening in the world. We hope our challenging daily exercises, composed of listening, vocabulary and comprehension exercises in English, will satisfy both of those above worlds in a satisfactory and also entertaining way.

So enough about introductions, let’s get to today’s Learn English with the News topic:

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FCC Calls on Apple and Google to Remove TikTok from App Stores | Definition Match

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FCC Calls on Apple and Google to Remove TikTok from App Stores | Fill in the Blank

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FCC Calls on Apple and Google to Remove TikTok from App Stores | True or False

Indicate which sentences are true and which ones are false.

 

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Full text:

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is asking Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores. Their reason? National security concerns surrounding TikTok’s parent company, ByteDance.

In a letter to the CEOs of Apple and Google, the FCC Commissioner described ByteDance as “required by law to comply with [Chinese government] surveillance demands.” The commissioner, citing a new report, said that ByteDance’s Chinese staff accessed US TikTok users’ data on multiple occasions.

US officials have expressed concerns that Chinese government access to US users’ data or communications could put national security at risk. The FCC plays no role in regulating internet-based services such as app stores. Previous attempts by the US government to ban TikTok from US app stores have been unsuccessful.

The same day as the report, TikTok announced that it had migrated its US user data to cloud servers in the United States. They also stated that they would eventually be deleting backups of its US user data from its own servers.

The FCC Commissioner responded that he was not assured by the announcement because “it says nothing about where that data can be accessed from.”

EU Wants to Put an End to Fast Fashion | Learn English with the News

Fast fashion is one of the leading contributors to climate change. Each year tens of thousands of tons of used clothes are collected and left in huge waste piles as a result of being unsold or donated. The EU is looking to change that by imposing stricter regulations on fast fashion companies.

Watch the video and then do the accompanying English language exercises on our website.

The news is a consistent source of entertainment, knowledge and discovery that never ceases to exist and always comes out with more and more material each day. Because it plays such a vital part in our lives and is so important to keep up with, it is without a doubt a piece of your everyday routine that can’t go ignored.

Whether it is to understand the ramifications of recent legislation passed, to hear about recent events and grasp the potential consequences to your country, or simply hear about what is happening in other countries in order to compare them to what’s happening in yours, the news is certainly a staple in our lives and the most consistent way to get information.

This is why Scrambled Eggs has decided to unite two of your biggest worlds: learning English and keeping up with what is happening in the world. We hope our challenging daily exercises, composed of listening, vocabulary and comprehension exercises in English, will satisfy both of those above worlds in a satisfactory and also entertaining way.

So enough about introductions, let’s get to today’s Learn English with the News topic:

Adapted from this article

EU Wants to Put an End to Fast Fashion | Definition Match

Put the following words to the correct definitions.

EU Wants to Put an End to Fast Fashion | Fill in the Blank

Fill out the text below with the correct answers.

EU Wants to Put an End to Fast Fashion | True or False

Indicate which sentences are true and which ones are false.

 

And that’s it for today’s English lesson, where you can improve your English with the news and current events. Do you have any comments or special requests for us for the next edition of Learn English with the News? Be sure to leave any feedback you have in the comments section below. We would love to help you on your quest to learn the English language!


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The European Commission wants to end “fast fashion” by 2030. It announced a vast expansion of

eco-design rules that could apply to any product, starting with textiles. The EU executive also wants large companies to disclose how much unsold stock they send to landfill, as part of a wide-ranging plan to crack down on throwaway culture.

EU eco-design rules, which set energy efficiency standards for a host of consumer goods, like toasters and washing machines, will also cover durability and recyclability. Manufacturers, for example, may have to use a certain amount of recycled content in their goods, or curb the use of materials that make them hard to recycle.

The average European throws away 11kg of clothes, shoes and other fabric goods every year. Textiles are the fourth-largest emitter of greenhouse gas emissions as well as consuming vast amounts of water and raw materials. If the proposals come into force, they could have a big impact around the world, as nearly three-quarters of clothing and household textiles consumed in the EU are imported from elsewhere.

The proposals form part of the EU’s “circular economy” plan, which aims to lighten Europe’s ecological footprint on the world’s natural resources. The commission also wants to amend EU consumer law in an attempt to outlaw greenwashing and planned obsolescence. Describing a product as “environmentally friendly” or “eco” will be banned when the substance of the claim cannot be demonstrated.

Companies will also be obliged to tell consumers about features that shorten a product’s lifespan, for instance, software that stops or downgrades the functionality of smartphones and laptops over time.