English Grammar Test

Our English Grammar Test is an effective assessment tool designed to evaluate a candidate's English grammar skills. It provides recruiters with a reliable and efficient way to measure the language proficiency of potential candidates, ensuring that only the best candidates are selected for your organization.


What is an English Grammar test?

An English grammar test is a type of language assessment designed to measure an individual's knowledge of English grammar. It is commonly used by recruiters and HR teams to evaluate a candidate's language proficiency during the hiring process.

The test typically includes a series of multiple-choice questions related to grammar, including topics such as verb tense, subject-verb agreement, and sentence structure. The candidate must identify sentences with correct grammar to score well on the test.

About the English Grammar Test

Our English Grammar Test helps evaluate a candidate's grammar skills with unparalleled accuracy. It is specifically designed to meet the needs of recruiters, providing them with a reliable way to measure the language proficiency of potential candidates. The test is easy to use, and the results are available immediately after the completion of the test.

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Why should you use an English Grammar test for recruiting?

Using an English grammar test in recruitment brings many benefits to your hiring process. Firstly, it ensures that candidates have a good understanding of English grammar, which is a fundamental aspect of effective communication in the workplace.

Poor grammar can lead to misunderstandings, errors in written communication, and a lack of clarity. By using an English grammar test, recruiters can ensure that they are hiring candidates who can communicate effectively in writing.

Secondly, using an English grammar test provides recruiters with an objective and standardized way to evaluate candidates. This eliminates the potential for biased evaluations and ensures that all candidates are evaluated based on the same criteria. The results are objective and reliable, providing recruiters with a clear indication of a candidate's grammar skills.

An English grammar test can also save recruiters time and resources. The test is quick and easy to administer, and the results are available immediately. This can speed up the recruitment process, allowing recruiters to focus on other aspects of the process.

The English grammar test is suitable for assessing candidates for a wide range of roles. It is particularly useful for roles that require strong error checking and communication skills, such as marketing and content writing. However, it is also useful for roles in other industries, as poor grammar can impact any written communication, including emails, reports, and proposals.

Sample English Grammar Test question

By the time the client ____ at the meeting, we ____ the report.

  • arrives, finish

  • arrives, will have finished

  • will arrive, finish

  • will have arrived, will finish

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Results for the English Grammar Test along with other assessments the candidate takes will be compiled to produce a candidate report.

The report is automatically generated and available both online and as a downloadable pdf so they can be shared with other team members and employees alike.

Neuroworx Sample Report

How our test assesses English Grammar skills

In Neuroworx's English grammar test, candidates will need to answer a range of questions identifying common grammatical phrases that are incorrect. With a varying degree of difficulty, the test questions are designed to indicate how well a candidate comprehends English grammar.

The test avoids requiring any irrelevant knowledge from the candidate aside from language proficiency; thus it is general enough to be used for any job requiring English reading and writing. All questions are multiple-choice: a format familiar to most candidates that allows for immediate, objective scoring.

The response options aside from the correct answer, called distractors, are mostly common mistakes or misconceptions, which enhances the question's ability to accurately measure a candidate's proficiency.

During the development process, this test was rigorously analyzed to maximize reliability and validity in line with industry best practices. It was written, examined and revised by English language and psychometric experts, and field-tested with a representative sample of job applicants.

In other words, this test empirically demonstrates consistency and measures the language knowledge as intended. Raw scores are provided for each candidate to indicate how they perform relative to one another.

Regarding the candidate's experience, this test has been reviewed by a panel of individuals representing diverse backgrounds to check for any sensitivity, fairness, face validity and accessibility issues. This ensures each candidate has a fair chance of demonstrating their true level of English proficiency and feels the test is reasonable.

This test is also monitored on an ongoing basis to optimize performance and is analyzed regularly for fairness issues.


Predictor of job success

Neuroworx provides evidence-based recommendations for tests to use for over 750 jobs. Our recommendation engine leverages data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) developed by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).


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    All our English Grammar tests are written by accredited psychologists and fully validated.

  • For all levels

    We offer English Grammar tests for all levels so you can assess all roles within your organisation.


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  • Analytics dashboard

    Our full array of candidate performance metrics will provide actionable data on each of your candidates.

  • Candidate comparison

    Simple, easy-to-use candidate comparison reports mean you don’t need to be a psychologist to interpret them.


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Provides all the data and high-level metrics we need to make fast hiring decisions. Neuroworx has been particularly helpful in scaling our operations since we moved to remote working.

Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia
Greg, CEO, Reverse Media Group, Australia

Focusing on data reduced the subjective decision making from our hiring process and allowed us to reduce bias and make better hiring decisions.

Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden
Izzie, Head of HR, iZettle, Sweden

We used Neuroworx as part of our Finance Graduate Scheme recruitment and it was just what we needed – really simple to send candidates the link to complete and clear to see how they all compared. And great value for money!

Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK
Christina, HR Director, Cancer Research, UK


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Scientifically validated by psychometric specialists

  • Our team of assessment experts is made up of I/O psychologists, psychometricians, and subject matter experts who work closely together to ensure each test is accurate and reliable.
  • Our subject matter experts are rigorously vetted and typically have several years of experience working in their industries and hold advanced credentials.

English Grammar Test FAQs

How long does it take to complete the English Grammar Test?

On average, the test takes around 15 minutes to complete.

Can candidates cheat on the English Grammar Test?

Our English Grammar Test is designed to prevent cheating. The questions are presented in a randomized order, making it difficult for candidates to memorize answers. Additionally, the test is monitored by our platform, which can detect any suspicious behavior or attempts at cheating.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, sign up (no credit card required) and we'll give you a 7 day trial completely free. You'll get unlimited access to create as many jobs and test as many candidates as you like. You can cancel any time and you won't be charged anything.

What is the cost for Neuroworx's English Grammar test?

We believe in simple, transparent pricing. We operate monthly and annual subscriptions so you can pick the perfect plan for you. Don't worry if you're not sure: you can always upgrade or downgrade later, or speak to us to discuss the option of a custom made plan to fit your needs. This is all you ever pay: no set-up or hidden fees.

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