How Well Do You Communicate In American English?

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 55

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American English Quizzes & Trivia

In this quiz, I will ask you � questions about your current ability to communicate effectively in American English. Answer each question as honestly as possible. There are no right or wrong answers. �


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do other people make eye contact with you when you are speaking?
    • A. 

      No, not usually

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Yes, usually

    • D. 

      Yes

    • E. 

      Definitely!

  • 2. 
    Do people often give you a quick smile and then turn or walk away when you speak to them?
    • A. 

      Yes, frequently

    • B. 

      Yes, sometimes

    • C. 

      Not usually

    • D. 

      No

    • E. 

      Never!

  • 3. 
    Do you have friendships/close relationships with any of your native speaking colleagues?
    • A. 

      No, I rarely interact with native speakers

    • B. 

      No, but I interact on work matters when needed to get the job done

    • C. 

      Yes, I have native speaking friends at work

    • D. 

      Yes, native speakers seek me out

    • E. 

      Absolutely, this is key to my success!

  • 4. 
    Do people ask you to repeat yourself?
    • A. 

      Yes, frequently

    • B. 

      Yes, sometimes

    • C. 

      Occasionally, not often

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 5. 
    Do you find that people don't fully understand the meaning of questions that you ask?
    • A. 

      Yes, frequently

    • B. 

      Sometimes

    • C. 

      Rarely

    • D. 

      No

    • E. 

      Never

  • 6. 
    Do you have problems communicating on the telephone?
    • A. 

      Yes, frequently

    • B. 

      Yes, sometimes

    • C. 

      Occasionally

    • D. 

      Rarely

    • E. 

      Never

  • 7. 
    Do you feel confident stating your ideas and opinions at meetings?
    • A. 

      No, rarely

    • B. 

      Only when called on, not enough

    • C. 

      Yes, but I don't always feel confident

    • D. 

      Yes, I feel confident

    • E. 

      I feel very confident at meetings

  • 8. 
    How confident do you feel when you meet with a manager or influential person?
    • A. 

      Not confident at all

    • B. 

      Somewhat confident

    • C. 

      Confident

    • D. 

      Very confident

    • E. 

      Absolutely at ease

  • 9. 
    Do you have well defined long term goals for the future?
    • A. 

      No, I live day to day

    • B. 

      I am beginning to define my long term goals

    • C. 

      I have some ideas but they are not well defined

    • D. 

      I have long term goals but I don't visualize these daily

    • E. 

      Yes, I have well defined long term goals that I clearly envision every day

  • 10. 
    Do you tend to complete tasks at the last minute or do you prepare ahead of time?
    • A. 

      I'm a last minute person

    • B. 

      I sometimes prepare ahead of time

    • C. 

      I often prepare ahead of time

    • D. 

      I usually prepare ahead of time

    • E. 

      I always prepare ahead of time