We look at the typical uses of ‘get’, an extremely common verb in spoken English. In fact, you hear it in most native-speaker conversations, with a variety of meanings. So let’s practise!
This Aptis for Teachers Test is the supplementary version of Speaking Test 3 with sample B2 answers. This time we’ve highlighted grammar and teaching vocabulary.
We’ve decided to introduce a new section: Get Ready for B1. This will cover lower-level language points and vocabulary areas that students usually study pre-B1.
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.
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.
We use ‘I wish’ and ‘If only’ to make wishes about the present and the future, to express regrets about the past and to express annoyance about present behaviour or situations.
Part 4 of the Reading Test is on long text comprehension. You read have to seven paragraphs and choose the best headings for them from a list of eight.
Part 2 of the Aptis Reading Test is on text cohesion. You have to put six sentences in the correct order to form a very short text. We show you how to look for clues.
“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.
‘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!
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.
Part 2 of the Aptis Reading Test is on text cohesion. You must put six sentences in the correct order to form a very short text. We show you how.
There are four main steps to consider when you want to use passive forms. Let’s revise the basics for changing active to passive & vice-versa.
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.
Aptis Advanced: the first in a series of exam-style Speaking Practice Tests. Aptis Advanced is aimed at students from B1 to C2 levels of the CEFR.