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Prepare for your Aptis ESOL Test

A guide to all the materials we provide to help you prepare for your Aptis General & Aptis for Teachers: mock-exam tests, grammar & vocabulary exercises & more.

Aptis for Teachers Listening Skills

Listening Skills: Ideas for Teachers

The Aptis for Teachers listening tests specific vocabulary within educational situations. So practise your listening skills and be entertained at the same time with our recommendations of TV series, documentaries, and films.

Writing Overview

Aptis Writing Test: Overview & Tips

An overview of the writing component of the test, sample test questions and tips. There are four parts to the Aptis writing test, and all four are based around the same theme.

Writing Test 1

Aptis Writing: Practice Test 1

Aptis Writing Practice Test 1 is written at a good B2 level. This is to provide you with model answers that can help you improve your style. There’s also a video to give you more ideas.

Advanced Reading Test Overview

Advanced Reading Test: Overview

An overview of the reading component of the Aptis Test. We explain the question-types, include some example activities and give you our top tips for passing with a good mark.

Reading Overview for Aptis General

Aptis Reading Test: Overview & Tips

An overview of the reading component of the Aptis Test. We explain the question-types, include some example activities and give you our top tips for passing with a good mark.

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!