If you are taking Aptis ESOL, it is important to familiarise yourself with the test format and task types so that you can show your best performance on the test day.
The Aptis ESOL format and timings for each variant are listed in the table below:
|Test module||Aptis ESOL General||Aptis ESOL Advanced||Aptis ESOL for Teachers|
|Grammar and Vocabulary||25 minutes||25 minutes||25 minutes|
|Speaking||12 minutes||10 minutes||12 minutes|
|Listening||40 minutes||30 minutes||55 minutes|
|Reading||35 minutes||60 minutes||35 minutes|
|Writing||50 minutes||45 minutes||50 minutes|
Aptis ESOL Candidate Guides
Find out more about the format of each test component in the Aptis ESOL Candidate Guides for each variant.
- Aptis ESOL General Candidate Guide
- Aptis ESOL Advanced Candidate Guide
- Aptis ESOL Advanced explainer videos playlist
- Aptis ESOL for Teachers Candidate Guide
For more general preparation and useful exercises, we have plenty of free resources on our Learn English website where you can practise and improve your English skills.
We recommend that you watch the introductory videos for each of the components in the links below and take a demo test.