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Grammar mini-test – I wish & if only

Grammar: ‘I wish’ and ‘If only’

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.

Grammar Test 3

Aptis Grammar Practice Test 3

The Aptis Core Test includes the grammar component. Our grammar practice tests follow the official exam format and also explain any wrong answers.

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!

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.

Grammar test 2

Aptis Grammar Practice Test 2

The Aptis Grammar Test forms part of the Core Test. Our tests follow official exam format and timing, and also help you with any wrong answers by explaining the rules.

Aptis Teachers Writing Test 1

Aptis for Teachers: Writing Test 1

This Aptis for Teachers writing test is centred round a teachers’ conference. We look at the test format and give you tips in the video too.

Aptis Advanced Grammar test

Aptis Advanced: Grammar Practice Test 1

Aptis Advanced: a C1-level grammar test. 25 questions in a three-option multiple-choice format, adhering to official exam timing. This time we’re concentrating on written grammar.

Aptis FAQs

Aptis ESOL FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

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.

How to pronounce 's' endings

Pronunciation of ‘s’ Endings

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/?

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.

Expresar acuerdo o desacuerdo

Gramática: Expresar acuerdo o desacuerdo

Gramática hablada: Expresar acuerdo o desacuerdo Parte del Aptis Core Test se refiere a la gramática oral, y aquí estamos practicando la expresión de acuerdo o desacuerdo.