Level 1 test

This test is designed to help you work out whether a learner can use the most basic English spellings, in words with three sounds only, and checked or “short” vowels.

All you need is a pen or pencil and a piece of paper.

When you’re finished, there is a link to the answer key below.

If your learner is making a lot of mistakes, it includes links to relevant wordlists they might like to practice, and this site’s shop also contains a workbook which targets all these patterns.

Click here for the answer key


2 thoughts on “Level 1 test

    1. alison Post author

      Hi Paula

      Sorry the tests link is not working, I’ll fix it. All the tests are in this youtube playlist:

      I am hoping to update them soon but time keeps getting away from me. Alison


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