Top tips from oral examiners! We can help you pass your Aptis Speaking Test with a good grade. Includes preparation & practice ideas, from the practical to the inventive!
These starter phrases, or sentence stems, will be extremely useful for all the oral component of any exam. The phrases are organised by category, for example ‘expressing preferences’.
Comparing two photos is a typical B2-level task in many oral exams, including the Aptis General, Aptis for Teachers and Aptis Advanced tests. Here’s how to do this task well.
This is an area that causes many problems for students. What’s the correct pronunciation of ‘ed’ endings on past forms of regular verbs (and on adjectives)? Is it /t/, /d/ or /ɪd/?
Another area that causes many problems for students is how to pronounce ‘s’ endings on 3rd person present tense verbs, plural nouns & possessives. Is it /s/, /z/ or /ɪz/?
In this version of Test 9 with B2 answers we’ve highlighted a mixture of grammatical structures, phrasal verbs, useful vocabulary and expressions.
Another Aptis Speaking exam video for you to practise with. You’ll find all the questions and some tips in the post, and the supplementary version with B2 answers is coming soon.
In this test with sample B2 responses we’ve highlighted useful vocab and expressions. In the next test with B2 answers we’ll focus on the grammatical structures.
Here’s another Aptis mock-exam speaking test to try on your own. Remember to use a variety of structures, vocab and expressions in your responses and speak for the full time.
This speaking test video has sample B1 answers to give you more ideas on how to use a variety of structures, vocabulary and expressions in your own responses.
In this version of Test 6 we focus more on how to reach a B2 level by using a wider range of appropriate grammatical structures, expressions, vocabulary and phrasal verbs.
In this mock-exam speaking practice test we look carefully at the questions asked in the exam. Then we consider how you can raise the level of your answers to B1/B2 level.
This Aptis Speaking Test video has sample answers at B2, covering B2 grammar, functions and vocabulary. All our exam-format videos are read by native speakers.
This supplementary version of Aptis Speaking Practice Test 4 contains advice on how to respond more fully to the questions and sample B2 answers.
The fourth in our series of mock-exam videos with exam-style pictures and timings, read by native speakers. Practising with these will help you prepare for your exam.