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.
This post will give you an overview of the most popular Aptis ESOL tests. There are four variations, and we cover three on this site:
Aptis FAQ: A look at questions our students often ask about English exams. We’ve answered them to the best of our ability, with info that’s up-to-date at time of writing.
This compilation of our mini-tests and memory games will give you 5-minute Aptis Core Test (grammar & vocab) practice when you have a few moments free. Have a go!
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’.
Describing a photo is a typical task in many oral exams, including the Aptis General and Aptis for Teachers tests. Here’s how to do this B1-level task well.
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.