The Boston English Test is a leading, stand-alone test portal that measures students', travelers' and employees' skills in English by providing level-appropriate test results. If you are seeking an evaluation tool that works in harmony with any of the courses offered through the Boston School of Modern Languages or with your own current assessments, you'll want to consider the Boston English Test.
There are two test versions: Short 25 question general assessment test and the Long 100 question comprehensive test.
The short BestTes version allows for a quick general assessment of current English level. Anyone can take the test, its free! Give it a try!
Instructions how to take the free BestTest version:
Fill out the registration form and click “Submit Registration” button at the bottom
You will receive and email confirming your registration. Once you receive the email, go to and click on “Log in”.
In the “Log In” page, fill in your email address and the password you selected during registration.
Click on “Purchase a New Test” in the Test Information section.
Select the BSML Placement Test and then click on “Submit”. The test is Free.
You are now ready to take the test.
The test will ask you 25 questions. Take your time and answer each question as accurately as you can.
After you complete the test, the results will be transmitted to BSML and used to assign you to a section that is appropriate for your level of English proficiency.