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Aptis Tutor provides high-quality free exam practice materials for Aptis ESOL General, Aptis ESOL for Teachers and Aptis ESOL Advanced Tests. 

Our years of experience as oral English examiners and English teachers mean we can offer you accurate, exam-style practice

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You’ll find free Aptis Exam-style Practice Tests in Speaking, Grammar, Vocabulary, Writing and Reading.

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Exam Practice Tests

Aptis Speaking Test

All our Speaking Practice Test videos are free for each Aptis Test. Some are mock exams with official exam timing. Others have model answers at levels B1, B2 and C1. To help improve your pronunciation, all are recorded by native speakers.

Comparing photos
Use these phrases in your Speaking Test


Aptis Core Test

This is the Grammar and Vocabulary component. We give you three free Core Tests for each of the Aptis tests, with official exam format and timing. That’s three Grammar Tests and three Vocabulary Tests, each containing 25 questions.

Aptis core test
Try our exam-style Practice Tests


Aptis Writing Test

Our Writing Practice Tests also follow official exam format and include videos on how to improve your answers. They contain B2 and C1 model answers and exam tips. We give you three free Writing Tests for each of the Aptis tests.

Writing 3 video with B2 answers
Test your writing skills


Aptis Reading Test

Our Reading Practice Tests also closely follow official exam format and contain B2 and C1 model answers and exam tips. We give you several free Reading Tests for each part of Aptis General and Aptis for Teachers (Advanced to follow soon).

Teachers Reading Part 4
Long Text Comprehension

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Which Aptis ESOL Tests do we cover?

Aptis ESOL General

This test is aimed at levels A1 to B2/C.  Most of the materials are designed for B1 or B2, the levels most students need to reach. (See foot of page for pre-B1 materials.)

Watch an Aptis General Speaking Test


Aptis ESOL for Teachers

This is the same in level and format, but set in an educational context. We’re concentrating on B2, the level most teachers need to reach.

Teachers Speaking Test 4 B2 video
Watch a Teachers' Speaking Test


Aptis ESOL Advanced

The Advanced Test is aimed at levels B1 to C2. Our materials are designed for high B2 and C1, as most students doing this need to achieve a C1.

Advanced Speaking 2 C1 video
Check out the Advanced level

Our website is available in Spanish for our many Spanish-speaking users. But we’d also like to welcome Aptis students from Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Malaysia, among other countries!

Extra Materials

Improve your English

There are many free exercises and mini-tests to practise all four language skills.

The Grammar of Phrasal Verbs
Study the grammar of phrasal verbs

Our grammar and vocabulary materials cover typical areas that come up in each Aptis test.

Aptis Vocabulary Practice - Food Quiz
Check out our themed tests

You’ll find our top tips on speaking, including pronunciation practice on problem areas such as ‘ed’ and ‘s’ endings.

How to pronounce 'ed' endings
Practise your pronunciation

There are also explanations of the Writing and Reading Tests, plus tips and advice on the best ways to practise.

Writing Overview
Get to know the writing Test

And we offer you advice on how to improve your study skills in all areas.

How to write an article
Improve your writing skills

In addition there’s a Grammar Reference section. Listening materials coming soon.

Grammar Reference B1,B2,C1
Consult our grammar section

Check out our revision section

As our exam preparation material is aimed at levels B1 to C1, we’ve decided to also include this section for those of you who are preparing for B1.

Get Ready for B1
Get back to basics

Going back to basics

The practice in this section will also be very useful for all students to use as revision.  This is important, as all the Aptis tests are progressive in level.

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So now’s the time to start preparing with Aptis Tutor – good luck with your exam!

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This site is constantly revised, all mock-exam materials are as accurate as possible and we offer you a good selection of up-to-date Aptis ESOL exams. However, we also recommend that you check the British Council website from time to time for any news about possible exam updates.