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Aptis Vocabulary and topics

Aptis Vocabulary and Topics

“What vocabulary and topics do I need for my Aptis test?” is a good question. The British Council gives no definitive list, but we can help you prepare.

How to learn new Vocabulary

How to Learn New Vocabulary

‘What’s the best way to learn new vocabulary?’ is a question we’re often asked. These tips and techniques are useful for any language learner. Get yourself into good habits!

Vocabulary mind maps

Vocabulary: Using Mind Maps

How can we remember new words? Making and using mind maps that visually represent information is a great way to memorise vocabulary. We show you how to do it in this video.

Aptis General Vocabulary Test 3

Aptis Vocabulary Practice Test 3

This Aptis Vocabulary Test has 25 questions divided into four mini-tests, one for each type of question you have to answer in this component.

Vocab Test 2

Aptis Vocabulary Practice Test 2

Test your vocabulary here. There are 25 questions divided into four mini-tests, one for each type of question you’re asked in this component.

Teachers vocab test 1

Aptis for Teachers: Vocabulary Practice Test 1

The Aptis for Teachers Vocabulary Test is explained here. You’ll find descriptions of all four question-types, plus exam-style practice in a format very similar to the official test.

Advanced Vocabulary Test 1

Aptis Advanced Vocabulary Practice Test 1

Aptis Advanced Vocabulary Test consists of 25 questions testing four aspects of vocabulary: word pairs, definitions, usage & combinations. Our tests follow the official format.

Adjectives + prepositions

Vocabulary: Adjectives plus Prepositions

There are no definite rules about using adjectives plus prepositions. You just need to read and practise. It’s another example of collocation, as tested in the Aptis Core Test.

When to use the verbs 'make' and 'do'

Vocabulary: Make or Do?

Should I use ‘make’ or’ ‘do’? These verbs are often the same in many European languages, which doesn’t help. Do I make my homework, or do my homework?  Find out here!

Get Ready for B1: Family Vocabulary

Get Ready for B1: Talking about Family

Talking about family is a typical topic in Part One of the Aptis Speaking tests and in many other oral exams such as Cambridge B1, Trinity Initial Stage & ISE F.

Aptis core test

Aptis Core Test: Vocabulary and Grammar

A compliation of our Aptis Core Test practice for Aptis General, Aptis for Teachers and Aptis Advanced. Test your vocabulary and grammar and check out the differences in language use.