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Comparing Two Photos

Aptis Speaking: Comparing Two Photos

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.

How to pronounce 'ed' endings

Pronunciation of ‘ed’ Endings

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/?

How to pronounce 's' endings

Pronunciation of ‘s’ Endings

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/?

Aptis General Speaking Test 1 mock-exam video

Aptis Speaking Practice Test 1

The first in a series of mock-exam videos written and read by native speakers, covering each part of the Aptis Speaking Test. Practising with these will help you prepare for your exam.

Test 1 sample B1 answers

Aptis Speaking Test 1 with Sample B1 Answers

Every exam-style Aptis Speaking practice Test video has alternate versions with different kinds of help. This one includes model answers at B1 for each of the four parts of the test.

Test 1 sample B2 answers

Aptis Speaking Test 1 with Sample B2 Answers

This Aptis Speaking video includes model answers at B2 for each part of the test. Every exam-style practice test video has alternate versions with different kinds of help and tips.

Aptis General Speaking Test 2 mock-exam video

Aptis Speaking Practice Test 2

The second in a series of mock-exam videos with exam-style pictures and timings, covering each part of the Aptis Speaking Test. All our videos follow the Aptis exam format.

Aptis General Speaking Test 3 mock-exam video

Aptis Speaking Practice Test 3

The third in the series of mock-exam videos with pictures and timings that follow the format of the official Aptis Test. Prepare for your exam with this and the supplementary version.

Test 3 with starter phrases

Aptis Speaking Test 3 with Starter Phrases

This additional version of Aptis Speaking Practice Test 3 includes sentence stems: useful starter phrases. These will help you get started in each part of the test.

Aptis General Speaking Test 4 mock-exam video

Aptis Speaking Practice Test 4

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.

Speaking Practice 6

Aptis Speaking Practice Test 6

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.