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Advanced Writing Test 1

Aptis Advanced: Writing Test 1

John talks you through each part of the Aptis Advanced Writing Test, highlights useful language in the C1 sample answers and gives you advice.

The grammar of phrasal verbs

Grammar: Phrasal Verbs

There are three main types of phrasal verbs. We look at the grammar behind using phrasal verbs successfully, and what you need to remember.

The typical uses of 'get'

Vocabulary: The Typical Uses of ‘Get’

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!

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.

Get Ready for B1: How often do you ...?

Get Ready for B1: Adverbs of Frequency

We look at adverbs and expressions of frequency that describe how often we do an activity. “How often do you …?” is a typical oral exam question, both in Aptis Speaking and other tests.

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.

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.