APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL

Aptis Practice Materials

Speaking
Mock Test

Level: A1 – C1
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APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL

Mock Speaking Test – 12 minutes maximum
Outline
The speaking test consists of 4 different parts.
The candidate’s responses are recorded.
A maximum of 5 marks are available for each task.
The test takes about 12 minutes.
Examiner reads everything from here onwards. The candidate speaks after the BEEP.
Part 1: Welcome to the Aptis speaking test. In this part I’m going to ask you three short questions
about yourself and your interest.
You will have 30 seconds to reply to each question. Begin speaking when you hear this sound (BEEP)


Please tell me about your first school. (BEEP)
Tell me about the last time you visited an old friend (BEEP)
Tell me about your favourite singer. (BEEP)

Part 2: In this part I am going to ask you to describe a picture. Then I will ask you two more questions
about it. You’ll have 45 seconds for each response. Begin speaking when your hear this sound (BEEP)
Can you describe this picture in detail for me (BEEP) (45 seconds)


Tell me about a time when you laughed a lot. (BEEP )
Do people from different countries laugh at the same things? (BEEP)

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Part 3: In this part I am going to ask you to compare two pictures and I will then ask you two
questions about them. You will have 45 seconds for each response. Begin speaking when you hear
this sound (BEEP)
Describe what you see in the two pictures (BEEP)


What sort of people go to each shop and why? (BEEP)
Which kind of shop do you usually go to and why? (BEEP)
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I am going to show you a picture and ask you 3 questions. How did you feel? What do people usually do when they get lost? You will have one minute to think about your answers.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Part 4: In this part. (10 seconds to look) • • • Tell me about a time when you got lost. 4 . (BEEP) That’s the end of the speaking test. You will have two minutes to answer all three questions. You will have one minute to think about your answers before you start speaking. Begin speaking when you hear this sound (BEEP) Look at the photograph. you may make notes if you wish… You now have 2 minutes to answer all 3 questions. thank you.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Practice Materials Reading Mock Test Level: B1 to C1 5 .

Today he’s 4)________ some gardening for our neighbours to 5)________ a bit of money. but how can he get experience if no one gives him a job? He reads the 3)________ in the paper every day. The first one (0) is done for you as an example with the answer A marked on your answer paper.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Reading (25 Questions – 30 minutes) Task 1 Choose one word (A. My son. but there is nothing for people like him. The problem is that companies always 2)____ they want people with experience. Dear Sir. but he needs a real job. B or C) for each space and write the letter on the paper. left 0) __A__ two months ago and now he is looking for his first 1)______. G Carter EXAMPLE 0 1 2 3 4 5 A school A work A say A news A making A earn B home B job B tell B text B having B get C me C occupation C ask C adverts C doing C spend 6 . Kevin. Mr.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2 Order the sentences (B-G) below to make a story. so Harland stayed at home to look after his younger brother and sister.net/ui/kfc3/townsquare/colonel/colhistory1. He left home when he was twelve and he had a number of different jobs. Sanders continued to work for KFC as a public spokesman and visited restaurants all over the world until he died in 1980. Write your answers on the answer paper (Questions 6-11). Over the next nine years Harland developed his secret chicken recipe that made him famous. but his childhood wasn’t a happy one. In the 1950s he decided to close down his restaurant and sold the secret recipe to other businesses one of which became Kentucky Fried Chicken. including being a service station manager in Corbin. The first sentence of the story (A) is given for you on the answer paper as an example.ronford. A B C D E F G Harland Sanders was born in the USA in 1890. where he cooked for hungry travellers. Kentucky. 0) A 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) (text adapted from http://www. aged 90.htm) 7 . That was when he first learned to cook. His father died when he was four and his mother had to find a job to support the family.

hutches made from wire-mesh.co.bbc. Hundreds of people 13 up for hours to buy a unit at the Apex Horizon Hotel this week.a sign there is a 14 for affordable housing.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/language/wordsinthenews/2013/02/130225_witn_hotel_home. So Hong Kong residents have to be creative in finding space to live. Flats 16 an average of US$14. The hotel suites are cheaper than apartments in Hong Kong.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 3 Read the text and match each space (12-18) with one word from the box below. It's not clear whether investors can legally live in the suites but buyers are still eager. It's one of the ways 12 are trying to cope with soaring housing prices.shtml) A B C D E F G H I J K L Your answers: 00 = L 12 = 13 = 14 = 15 = 16 = 17 = 18 = queued interest afford spend residents investors property save lined cost demand rooms 8 . The answer to question 00 is given on your answer paper as an example (L). It pushed home prices to record highs last year. (text adapted from http://www. The government's efforts to cool down 18 prices have not worked. stacked on top of each other in a tiny room. The hotel was able to sell all 360 of its suites in two days . Write the letters (A-K) on the Answer Sheet. Hong Kong people cope by renting makeshift homes on rooftops. while others move into socalled cage homes .000 per square metre in central locations. Many residents feel they can no longer 17 to buy apartments. which are among the highest in the world. Hong Kong's low 15 rate has attracted hordes of mainland Chinese investors. You will not need to find five of the words. A Hong Kong hotel has sold individual 00 to be used as homes.

Italy has two such dishes. In America pizza usually falls into two categories: thick and cheesy Chicago style or thin and traditional New York pizza.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 4 Read the text below. You will never feel the same about this simple and delicious food again. 1. The Greeks called this early pizza "plankuntos" and it was basically used as an edible plate when eating stews or thick broth. pizza has a long history in the Mediterranean. Your answers: A Domestic specialties for the whole country 0) B The current pizza varieties 19) C The reason why we can’t take it home from the supermarket 20) D No pizza is complete without cheese 21) E You can be thankful for the poor 22) F Where it comes from 23) G Tasty for all the family H Tribute to the First Lady I Nothing compares to the original I 0. The answer to Paragraph 0 is given on the answer paper as an example (J). There are not too many nations that can say their national dish has become an international phenomenon. Write your answers (A-H) on the paper. These early pizzas were eaten from Rome to Egypt to Babylon and were praised by the ancient historians Herodotus and Cato the Elder. There 3 headings you don’t need. but one taste of a true Italian pizza and that's it. 9 . In its basic ‘seasoned flatbread’ form. It might seem silly considering the basic ingredients. Several cultures including the Greeks ate a flatbread made from flour and water. In Italy pizza also falls into two distinct categories: Italian pizza and the rest of the world. It was not yet what we would call pizza today. pasta and of course pizza. Match the headings A-H to the paragraphs 0-5 (Questions 19-23). The dough would be cooked by placing it on a hot stone and then seasoned with herbs.

the world of Italian cuisine would never be the same. However. Pizza Pugliese makes use of the local capers and olives of the area while Pizza Veronese from the north of Italy has mushrooms and tender Prosciutto crudo. TELC Angol Vizsgafeladatok) 10 . Capricciosa: a topping of mushrooms. Pizza Napoli: tomato mozzarella and anchovies. it took some time for the rest of society to accept this crude peasant food. including their early pizzas. Once members of the local aristocracy tried pizza they couldn't get enough of it. Each person at a table should order their own individual pizza . The red of tomato. Even though tomatoes reached Italy by the 1530s it was widely thought that they were poisonous and were grown only for decoration. 3. prosciutto. seafood. By 1830 the "Antica Pizzeria Port'Alba" of Naples had become the first true pizzeria and this venerable institution is still producing masterpieces. In certain areas outside Italy.com. anchovies and lots of garlic. The popular pizza Margherita owes its name to Italy's Queen Margherita who in 1889 visited the Pizzeria Brandi in Naples. One thing to keep in mind when ordering pizza in an Italian pizzeria is that the product is personal size. Since that fateful day when peasants first used tomatoes. made to order and always cooked in a wool fired oven. Neapolitan style pizza had now spread throughout Italy. Pizzas from the Italian island of Sicily can have numerous toppings ranging from green olives. In the end there is no going back once you try a real Italian pizza. Regional Italian varieties are always worth trying such as Pizza Marinara. 5. but there are numerous popular varieties of pizza made in Italy today. The Pizzaioli (pizza maker) on duty that day. The introduction of tomatoes to Italian cuisine in the 18th and early 19th centuries finally gave us the true modern Italian pizza. however. lifeinitaly. As pizza popularity increased. hard-boiled eggs and peas. olives and a boiled egg. a traditional Neapolitan from the south of Italy is a pizza that has oregano. created a pizza for the Queen that contained the three colours of the new Italian flag. The Pizza Margherita may have set the standard. no delivery or frozen product will ever stimulate your taste buds the way a real Italian pizza will! Adapted from the article of Justin Demetri.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 2. street vendors gave way to actual shops where people could order a custom pizza with many different toppings. the innovative (and probably starving) peasants of Naples started using the supposedly deadly fruit in many of their foods. white of the mozzarella and fresh green basil was a hit with the Queen and the rest of the world. but it really isn't the same.one bite will explain why. there are a few Piazzioli who keep to their homeland traditions as best they can with the ingredients they have. Pizza from a pizzeria is the recognized round shape. 4. which by this time was being sold on the streets of Naples for every meal. artichoke hearts.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Practice Materials Reading Mock Test 11 .

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Reading (25 Questions – 30 minutes) Task 1 Choose one word (A. they will 2)_________ the problem and how much the doctor and the hospital charges. EXAMPLE 0 1 2 3 4 5 A ambulance A write A explain A mind A reservation A like B machine B fill in B tell B matter B appointment B alike 12 C accident C note C excuse C forget C meeting C same . They always ask you or a friend to 1)_________ a form when you get to the hospital. When you are very ill. Dear Sir. You can see the 5)_______doctor again when you come back to the hospital again. Then ask the receptionist to make you a(n) 4)________ for your next visit to the doctor to check that you are well again. F. then you should call an __A__ . Russell. Don’t 3)________ to ask for a report and a receipt and ask about what you need to do next. Mr. After the doctor looks at you. The answer A marked on your answer paper. The first one (0) is done for you as an example. B or C) for each gap and write the letter on your answer paper.

when she gave the money back. but 5 of those died. The bank and its ideas spread all over the world. When he was young his father told all of his sons to go to university and his mother always helped the poor who came to her door. That was when he realized that there must be something very wrong with the economics that he had been teaching at the university. to start their businesses and not pay more much for borrowing the money. (Questions 6-11). and Yunus and the Grameen bank jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for their efforts to create economic and social development from a grassroots level.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=329&Itemid=36 3 0) A 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 13 . and then.org/index. the third of fourteen children. meaning 'village bank’. B C D E F G Text adapted from: http://www. Yunus continued giving out 'micro-loans' or small amounts of money.grameeninfo. Write your answers on the answer sheet. he took his students to a village. where he found a woman who had borrowed money to make a stool. As a professor at Chittagong University. particularly women. After this realization he decided to help. The first sentence of the story (A) is given for you on the answer paper as an example. A Muhammad Yunus was born on 28th June 1940 in a small village in India. to help poorer people. she only had one penny left for her and her family.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2 Order the sentences (B-G) below to make a story. and he lent about 17 dollars to 42 village workers and so he began his great work. and in 1983 formed the Grameen Bank.

not everyone can climb Everest.co. Weather forecasting is more16 ___________and draws on satellite data to let climbers know correctly and exactly when there is due to be a period of good weather for climbing to the top. 17__________________ and clothing are much better designed from new materials and this allows the climbers to carry lighter oxygen tanks and use stronger and safer ropes and boots. However. Text adapted from: http://www. the world's 13_______________ mountain was climbed by 80-year-old Yuichiro Miura of Japan.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 3 Read the text and complete each gap with a word from the list at the bottom of the page. Write the letters (A-J) on the answer paper.bbc. In the week of the 60th anniversary of the 00___________ time that a New Zealander and a Nepali man 12 _________reached the top of Mt Everest.uk/science/0/22341876 Your answers: A B C D E F G H I J K 00) first 12) 13) 14) 15) 16) 17) 18) because much have communication accurate ever highest due expensive equipment first 14 . The death rate has dropped significantly in the last 20 years 15_________________to an increased understanding of how to safely climb Everest. You will not need three of the words. They now use satellites and mobile phone systems. The answer to question 00 is given on your answer paper as an example (K). 18____________________ has improved. Science has made this 14___________ easier. In 1953 they used radios to talk to each other. Match each space (12-18) with one word from the box below.

In August 2009 at the UNEP Tunza Children and Youth Conference in Daejeon. South Korea. Your answers: A A ‘cheeky’ and fun global campaign B Proposals for the future of the world’s climate 19) C A global youth foundation with a democratic structure 20) D The beliefs behind the campaign 21) E Becoming an international cause 22) F A child’s idea for the planet. 2. Felix has since spoken at many important environmental and climatic events. was brought to life by the then 9-year-old Felix Finkbeiner. The children's initiative Plant-for-the-Planet. on the 28th of March 2007.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 4 Read the text below. 23) G Planning the campaign 24) H Convincing the leaders through actions at large meeting 25) 1. Felix went on to other classes and schools to present his report and his vision. By the time he had finished his research project. Felix had developed his own vision of 1 million trees being planted in each country by children around the world. from over 105 countries were so inspired that they voted Felix onto the UNEP Junior Board. first launched in 2007. Felix presented his vision. There is one more heading than you need. at the UNEP children’s conference in Norway. In June 2008. Just a few weeks later. the first tree was officially planted. 700 children delegates. Over the next two years Felix brought the Plant-for-the-Planet initiative to the world. Write your answers (A-H) on the answer paper. 15 . Plant-for-the-Planet officially progressed into a global children’s movement. Felix became aware of Kenyan environmental activist and Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai and her initiative that had led to the planting of 30 million trees over 30 years. While carrying out his research. Match the headings A-H to the paragraphs 1-7. At this time hundreds of children from 56 different countries committed themselves to join the initiative and work towards planting 1 million trees in their own countries. who felt inspired to take action following a school report on the climate crisis.

This planting initiative was held under the programme heading “Stop Talking. as each tree removes harmful CO2 from the atmosphere. On 1st July 2010. Denmark. This is viewed both as a practical act. 3) Planting Trees: If 500 Million trees were planted every year. 2) Climate Justice: If you want more carbon you have to pay for it. They also put forward their challenge to the government leaders to reveal their plans and proposed solutions for the climate crisis and subsequently the procurement of a safe future. 45 children from Plant-for-the-Planet. Children everywhere are able to cast their votes through the internet. the children handed over their “3-Point-Plan” to 133 embassies in Berlin. holding their hand over the respective community member’s mouth and face. 6. The children are convinced that a solution for climate justice can only be reached through the implementation of a binding global treaty. On May 4th 2010. Canada. Turkey and Mexico planted the one millionth tree in Germany. with an average age of 12. and had to face the big decisions at the next climate summit. Germany.net/sites/default/files/BackgroundInfo. December 2010. Gisele Bundchen and Muhammad Yunus. is probably one of the youngest foundation boards in the world. The tenure of a board member is one year and re-election is not allowed. Start Planting”.pdf 16 . The world-wide slogan for Plant-for-the-Planet is “Stop Talking. 5.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 3. and took place alongside the so-called “Petersburg Climate Dialogue” being held in Bonn. such as Prince Albert II of Monaco. this would mean an additional 5 million tonnes of CO2 could be removed from the atmosphere. Adapted from: http://cairoclimatetalks. This slogan has been adapted into an eye-catching promotion where the children stand along side high profile community members. The individual clubs are represented by a world-wide board of directors. The Foundation helps to fund the activities of children worldwide and the board. Plant-for-the-Planet children have been campaigning tirelessly and the children are also taking action themselves by planting trees. Adults help the children with advice and practical support. the children planted another 193 trees. they would already have a clear plan of action for the future. Plant-for-the Planet is set up as a worldwide network. This was also the location where preparations were being made for the climate summit in Cancun. 4. and as a pivotal symbolic action for climate justice. Together with delegates and important participants in the World Climate Change Conference COP 16 in Cancun. If the children were the government leaders. The children are adamant in their belief that talking alone does not achieve results and that now is the time for action. A number of prominent community members. Start Planting”. have already participated. Through this action the children were able to demonstrate to the participating representatives just how important it is that they adopt a global contract for climate justice. Of particular importance to the children is the conviction that it is most often developing countries that are hit hardest by the consequences of climate change. together with Environmental Ministers from Belgium. Their plan: 1) Carbon to be shipped to the Museum: Zero emissions by 2050. 7.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Practice Materials Writing Mock Tests Level: A1 to C1 17 .

ORDER MEALS ONLINE – REGISTRATION FORM Username ______________________________ Date of Birth (day month year)  __________________  Day Month (write in full) Year City / Town / Village ______________________________ [Mobile number] ______________________________ [Delivery address] House: ____________________________ Street:____________________________ State:____________________________ 18 .APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Practice Test 1 Task 1: Fill in the form. You have 3 minutes.

_________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ J.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2: You’ve joined the ‘ORDER MEALS ONLINE’ site. J._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 19 . You have 7 minutes. Write in sentences. Use 30 to 40 words per answer. You have 10 minutes. Hi! I see you’re new here. Talk to J. What do you think about the service? You. MEMBER FORM Please tell us about your favourite food and time when you prefer to have your meals. Use 20-30 words. I joined a year ago after I started living alone. ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Task 3: You are a member of MEALS DELIVERY ONLINE. using complete sentences. You’re talking to J. Fill in the form. Why did you join? You. in the customer chat room.

_________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Task 4: You are a member of ‘MEALS DELIVERY ONLINE’. We have to introduce this measure to reduce the high costs involved in delivering the meals. How do you feel about the recent rise in the price of pizzas? It was 20% cheaper before.service@mealsonline.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL J. On your last visit to their website you saw the notice below.com Write an email to a friend who also uses the MEALS DELIVERY ONLINE service. You. You have 10 minutes. If you have any comments or suggestions. Write your feelings about the notice and suggest possible alternatives. Write about 50 words. please feel free to email us at customer. We are sorry to inform you that from next month we have to introduce a fee for the meals’ delivery. It will constitute 10% of the meal order. ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ 20 . Dear valued customers.

write an email to the Customer Service Team. __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 21 . explaining your feelings about the notice and suggesting possible alternatives.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Now. You have 20 minutes. Write 120-150 words.

You have 3 minutes.____________________________ 2. MEMBERSHIP FORM: BOOK CLUB Full name ______________________________ Date of Birth (day month year)  __________________  Day Month (write in full) Year City / Town / Village ______________________________ [How much do you spend on books per year?] ______________________________ [What kind of books do you prefer to read?] 1.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Practice Test 2 Task 1: Fill in the form.____________________________ 3.____________________________ 22 .

Talk to J._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ 23 . Why did you join? You. You have 10 minutes._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ J. You’re talking to J. How do you feel about the club? You. I have been a member for about 6 months after my friend gave me a year's membership as a gift. Please tell us about the days and times you can come for meetings and books you would like to discuss ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ Task 3: You are a member of the book club. Fill in the form.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2: You are a new member of the book club. Use 20‐ 30 words. Write in sentences. You have 7 minutes. Hi! I hear you are a new member of our club. Use 30 to 40 words per answer. in the club chat room. J. using sentences.

Dear Members.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL J. Also. Write your feelings about the notice and suggest possible alternatives. Please feel free to email us at management@bookclub.00 to 20. What do you think about the new meeting room? You. Write about 50 words. we are starting renovation of the club meeting room and during the next month club meetings will be held in the back room of the bookshop every Monday from 18. On your last visit to the club you saw the notice below. You have 10 minutes. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 24 .00._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ Task 4 : You are a member of the book club. We are sorry to tell you that from next month membership fees will go up by 20%.com Write an email to a friend.

explaining your feelings about the notice and suggesting possible alternatives.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Now. write an email to the management. You have 20 minutes. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 25 . Write 120-150 words.

____________________________ 26 . CONVERSATIONAL JAPANESE COURSE – REGISTRATION FORM Full name ______________________________ Date of Birth (day month year)  __________________  Day Month (write in full) Year City / Town / Village ______________________________ [First language] ______________________________ [Reason for studying Japanese] 1. ____________________________ 2. ____________________________ 3.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Practice Test 3 Task 1: Fill in the form. You have 3 minutes.

Talk to J. You’re talking to J. Why are you studying Japanese? You. What do you think about the course? You. in the chat room. an old student. Fill in the form. NEW STUDENT FORM Please tell us the days and times you can come as well as topics you would like to discuss. Hi! Are you our new student? I started three months ago because I want to go to work in Japan._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ J. using sentences. You have 10 minutes. ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Task 3: You are a new student in the ‘Conversational Japanese Course’. You have 7 minutes. Use 20-30 words.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2: You have started the ‘Conversational Japanese Course’. Write in sentences._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 27 . J. Use 30 to 40 words per answer.

We are sorry to inform you that from next month the course fee will go up by 15%.00 to 16.00._________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Task 4: You are studying Japanese in the ‘Conversational Japanese Course’. You have 10 minutes. After your last lesson you saw the notice below. We also have to change the time of lessons: now they will be held every Tuesday and Friday from 14.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL J.com Write an email to a fellow-student. Write about 50 words. If you have any comments or suggestions. please feel free to email us at studentsupport@japanese. Write your feelings about the notice and suggest possible alternatives. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 28 . How do you feel about the fact that there are 25 people on the course now? There were only 15 when I started. Dear students. You.

write an email to the language school management. __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________ 29 . Write 120-150 words. explaining your feelings about the notice and suggesting possible alternatives. You have 20 minutes.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Now.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL English in Use Grammar Practice 30 .

FIRST AND SECOND CONDITIONAL FUTURE FORMS USED TO AND WOULD COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE -ING AND –ED ADJECTIVES SPELLING REPORTED SPEECH GERUND AND INFINITIVE ARTICLES ENOUGH – TOO MUCH PAST SIMPLE AND PRESENT PERFECT NARRATIVE TENSES COUNTABLE. UNCOUNTABLE AND PLURAL NOUNS 31 .APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Contents MODAL VERBS PAST MODALS AUXILIARY VERBS RELATIVE CLAUSES ZERO.

must. could. It __________ have chilli in it. can’t. a) must b) may c) can’t 32 . can’t. The exhibition was free so I ___________ pay. couldn’t. can – for deduction. We ________hurry. might. have to. This meeting is not obligatory. be able to – for ability and possibility) (-) means no modal 1. You ________ drink the tap water. otherwise the boss will be furious. You _______ submit the report by Friday. a) don’t have to b) mustn’t c) won’t 3. It’s not safe. You _______________ attend. a) must b) should c) have to 6. mustn’t.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL MODAL VERBS (must. should. can. This dish is really spicy. shouldn’t – for obligation and advice. a) don’t must b) don’t have to c) don’t have 8. In schools in England pupils ________ wear a uniform. may. a) have to b) must c) should 7. a) shouldn’t b) mustn’t c) can’t 2. a) didn’t have to b) mustn’t c) hadn’t to 5. We only have to be there at 1 o’clock and it’s 9 o’clock now. don’t have to. I think people who live abroad _________ learn the language of the country to be able to communicate with the locals. a) have to b) must c) should 4.

he ________ be in his room. If I had better communicative skills. I’m not sure where he is but. He has grey hair. When I graduate. When I was young I _________ swim faster than anyone in my class. a) can b) to can c) be able to 17. He _______ be older than 30. I will __________ get a good job and support my family. a) can b) able to c) could 33 . He ________ not remember me. I would ______________ get a job in the media. may b) can’t. a) be able to b) be able c) can 15. a) may b) mustn’t c) can’t 10. He ________ be serious. has to 14. Amy ______ be away. a) must b) can’t c) may 12. a) might b) must c) can’t 11. a) must. a) may b) can c) does 13. a) can b) c) be able to 16. Her bag is still on her desk. must c) may.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 9. We haven’t seen each other for ages. He ________ be joking. I used to ____________ speak German very well.

I _________ help you with your homework tonight if you want. Joe has been here many times. a) can b) could c) ‘m able to 20. I feel really tired. a) have b) – c) had 4. I would love __________ play the piano. I _______ ___________ up late. She might have _______ an argument with her boyfriend. I must _______ left it at home. might have + part participle) (-) means no past modal 1. a) to can b) be able to c) to be able to PAST MODALS (should/shouldn’t have + past participle. a) have b) – c) was 3. a) should b) must c) can’t 2. He __________ have got lost. must have + past participle. a) am able to b) can c) could 19.00. My sister’s eyes are read. a) can’t b) couldn’t c) mustn’t 5. I’m really hungry now and lunch is not until 2. I was sure I had my umbrella with me this morning. can’t have + past participle.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 18. I ______ see much better with my new glasses. a) shouldn’t have stay b) shouldn’t stay c) shouldn’t have stayed 34 . I _________ have eaten breakfast.

There was a small earthquake this morning. You might have _______ it. a) fallen b) feeled c) felt AUXILIARY VERBS (-) means no auxiliary verb 1.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 6. a) could b) could have c) managed 8. There’s plenty of food for everyone. You are the conductor. It took her more than a week but she ________ to solve the puzzle. You __________ have cooked. _________ you? a) aren’t b) are c) do 2. _________ he? a) has b) hasn’t c) didn’t 35 . You can’t ___________ me yesterday. a) see b) saw c) have seen 7. I ___________ study law. ___________ we? a) don’t b) won’t c) shall 3. a) needn’t b) don’t have to c) musted not 9. Let’s go out tonight. My mother insisted on it. He has paid for the tickets. a) should have b) had to c) could 10. I was in Paris.

‘ B: ‘Oh. did he? a) didn’t b) hadn’t c) did 5. ‘ a) do b) am c) would 10. A: ‘I have been to Italy. A: ‘I don’t like pop music.’ a) am b) do c) don’t 9.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 4. ____________? a) is it? b) are they? c) isn’t it? 6. A: ‘ I don’t go out much these days.’ B: ‘Neither _____ I.’ a) So b) Neither c) Do 8. ‘ a) am b) will c) do 7. but I left early. ‘ B: ‘_____ have I. I ____. He _________ go out on his own.’ B: ‘ Neither ___________ I. A: ‘I wouldn’t like to be famous. A: ‘So you didn’t go to your sister’s birthday party?’ B: ‘I ____ go to the birthday party. It’s really hot today. a) – b) had c) did 36 .

This is the song ___________ I was telling you about. _______ is very tall. a) that b) which c) where 6. a) which b) that c) what 37 . Is this the bus _______ goes to Teluk Cempedak? a) – b) that c) where 3. a) – b) what c) wich 2. _____ I like best about London is the parks. My son. Did you hear _____ I just said? a) that b) what c) – 7. She told her parents that she’d passed her exam. is famous for its baths. wants to become a basketball player. The man _________ dog was on TV last week is my friend’s father. a) whose b) who c) that 5. _______ was a complete lie. a) that b) which c) what 4. _______ is situated in the Carpathian basin.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL RELATIVE CLAUSES (-) means no relative clause 1. Hungary. a) which b) who c) whose 8. A hospital is a place ________ patients are treated. a) where b) what c) which 9.

she ________ furious. a) if b) unless c) as soon as 2. you won’t be allowed to meet your friends. We won’t get a table. I’ll pay you back ___________ I get my first salary. a) – b) where c) that ZERO. _________ you finish your homework. a) unless b) if c) when 3. They won’t get married until they _______ a place to live. FIRST AND SECOND CONDITIONAL (-) means no conditional 1. They found the hole _____ the treasure had been buried. so book a ticket _______ you can. a) will b) will be c) will to be 7. _____ we don’t book. If I see Ahmad. I ______ tell him you are looking for him. a) when b) as soon as c) if 4. When my mom finds out that I broke the vase. a) when b) unless c) if 5. a) will b) – c) don’t 6. a) will find b) found c) find 38 . The exhibition is very popular.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 10.

a) would b) will c) to 15. a) will heat. If I _________ an old dog. b) die. they _______. I would get a kitten. a) will have b) will be c) – 14. A: ‘Do you know why dad is not answering his phone?’ B: ‘If it’s three o’clock. If plants aren’t watered. As soon as my husband finishes university. we __________ found a new baby sitter by the end of the week. a) can b) could c) to 16. If you ________ water to a 100 degrees. a) go b) will go c) will to go 9. he _________ meeting with his clients. c) will have died. we ___________ abroad. Kate won’t ______________ to work next week. a) will die. I would live in America. a) go b) be going c) going 11.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 8. If we are lucky. It __________ be better for me if you came to my place. 12.’ a) will b) will be c) have been 13. will boil c) heat. If her children are still ill. it ________. boils 10. boils b) heat. a) didn’t have b) had c) had not 39 . If I ________ live anywhere in the world.

I wouldn’t go near that dog. He ________ the answer. I think I _____________ a new computer. He would ___________ if he had the courage. I ___________ tomorrow. A: Is a whale a fish or a mammal? B: Ask John. Do you think it ________ tomorrow? a) will snow b) is snowing c) snows 2. I ____________ squash with Tom. If I __________ you. a) would looked b) will look c) would look 18. I can’t. a) ‘m not working 40 . a) ‘m playing b) ‘ll play c) going to play 3.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 17. a) ‘s knowing b) ‘ll know c) will to know 4. He ____________ more attractive if he _________ better care of himself. A: Let’s go and watch a film after work. a) would be/took b) will be/takes c) was/would take FUTURE FORMS 1. a) was b) were c) is 19. This one is too slow. B: Sorry. a) ‘m buying b) ‘ll buy c) ‘ll be buying 5. It looks scary. a) propose b) proposed c) to propose 20. We can go to the hairdresser’s if you like. The kitchen _______ ____ bigger if we painted it white.

a) having b) ‘m having c) ‘ll have 7. The phone is ringing. I have a savings account. My neighbor wants it for her daughter. The plane takes off at 8. a) ‘ll be walking b) ‘m walking c) ‘ll walk 9.00 am and it lands at 6. a) have safe b) be saved 41 .00 pm the last train ______________ left. Julie ____________ to London at 10. so I might be late for the meeting. A: Do you want me to give you a lift? B: No thanks. I __________ my teeth checked tomorrow.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL b) won’t work c) don’t work 6.00 pm. a) will be b) will have c) have 13. a) will be b) is going to be c) is being 10.00 pm. By 3. I think I __________ for a change. Tom ________ forty next week. a) will b) will be c) will have been 14. The last train leaves at 2. a) ‘m selling b) ‘m going sell c) ‘ll sell 8. a) will be flying b) will fly c) is going to fly 12. This time tomorrow I ________________ going home.30 pm. _________ I answer it? a) will b) may c) shall 11. By the end of the year I will _________ RM 2000. I ___________ my old car.

We _____________anything special. A am used to B used to C would 2. A am used to B used to C was in the use of 4. I ____________living with noisy children. A would B used to C are used to 3. she____________very little. Just the usual things. A got used to eating B was using to eat C used to eat 7. How ______________to school before you had a bike? A got you used to B did you use to get C were you getting 42 . In the summer they ____________walk along the beach and then have a swim.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL c) have saved 15. By the end of 2013 everyone _________ finished the course. Don't worry. What________do during your Christmas holidays? A are you in use to B were you used to C did you use to 5. a) will have been b) will be c) will have USED TO AND WOULD 1. A haven't used to do B didn't use to do C were not used to do 6. When I was a little girl I ____________live in Madrid. When she lived in Asia.

we ________sit by the fire and tell stories. A wasn't used to B would never C never used to 10. She is ________ student in her class. Late at night. The hotel was _________ from the city centre than we expected. As a schoolboy. a) as big b) bigger c) same 5. a) he b) him c) his 4. 9. I am ________ than my brother. Her brother is about 25 and she is a year younger than ___________. I_______________get late to class. A used to B would C were used to COMPARATIVE AND SUPERLATIVE 1. a) younger than b) the younger c) the youngest 3.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 8. a) taller b) the tallest c) more taller 2. 'I ___________this kind of food.' A don't use to eat B am not used to eating C didn't use to eat. I prefer something more traditional. Diane’s car is the _________ as mine. a) farer b) more far c) further 43 .

a) best b) most best c) bestest 9. a) exciting b) excited 2. a) good b) the better c) better -ING AND –ED ADJECTIVES 1. Could we have dinner a bit __________ tonight? a) early b) earlier c) earlyer 7.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 6. a) frightening b) frightened 4. It’s the_________ film I’ve ever seen. I bet celebrities find media attention ____________. I think skydiving is ___________. It’s ________ a) irritating b) irritated 44 . I don’t visit my parents _______ often as I did before. A lot of people are ______________ by the idea of travelling to exotic countries. Please stop fidgeting. His not as _______ as he thinks he is. a) as b) than c) more 8. a) cleverer b) more clever c) clever 10. She looks much __________ with brown hair. a) flattering b) flattered 3.

a) don’t wait b) didn’t wait c) not to wait 3. a) confusing b) confused 7. The Friday morning lectures are usually quite _________.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 5. When I didn’t know the answer to the question I was really ____________ with myself. a) interested b) interesting 9. a) you b) he c) I 45 . “Don’t wait for us. I’ve been unemployed for 5 years and now my wife has left me too. I just don’t understand how someone can be __________ in geology. “Don’t talk while you eat. a) he had/me b) I had/you c) he had/him 2. “I have something to tell you.” He told me _________ something to tell __________. a) boring b) bored REPORTED SPEECH (-) means no reported speech 1.” My mother told me not to talk while ________ eat. a) depressing b) depressed 8. a) annoying b) annoyed 6.” Our friends told us ____________. I’m so __________. I found the explanation rather __________.

” He said he ______ call the manager.” John said _______ went to see his mum ___________. b) what music she liked c) what music you like 9. a) to switch off your phones b) switched off your phones c) to switch off our phones. please?” He asked the waiter _______ he could bring him the bill. a) b) can c) if 5.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 4. a) he/yesterday b) I/the day before c) he/the day before 46 .” The teacher told us _____________. “Switch off your phones. a) do you want to come over? b) does she want to come over? c) if she wanted to come over. a) – b) have c) had 8.” She said she ___________ stopped eating meat. “Can you bring me the bill. “I’ve stopped eating meat. a) will b) would c) to 7. “I went to see my mum yesterday. “I’ll call the manager. “What music do you like?” He asked her _____________________ a) what music do you like. 10. 6. “Do you want to come over?” John asked Mary ____________________.

It’s right next to the post office.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL GERUND AND INFINITIVE 1. I used _________ in Spain before I moved to Malaysia. It’s not too difficult _________ my house. _______ is banned in restaurants in Europe. a) work b) working c) to work 7. a) sing b) to sing c) singing 8. Are you afraid of __________? a) fly b) flying c) to fly 5. I’m terrible at ___________ puzzles. a) tell b) to tell c) telling 6. ‘Why are you studying Malay?’ ‘___________ to talk to people in small villages. I called my mum ______ her that I’ll be late.’ a) To be able b) Being able c) To can 3. a) to find b) finding c) find 47 . Everybody carried on _________ until after midnight. a) To smoke b) Smoking c) Smoke 2. a) solving b) to solve c) solve 4.

My brother is ___________ photographer. Ala decided ________ Sentha. a) a b) the c) – 48 . a) to marry b) marry c) marrying ARTICLES (-) means no article 1. a) the b) a c) – 5. Be careful __________ leave the door open when you go home. My aunt never wears ______ second-hand clothes.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 9. but we took ______taxi back to the hotel. Do you like _____ music? a) the b) a c) – 3. We went to _____ cinema ______ last night. We walked to _____ city centre. a) a b) the c) – 6. a) the/the b) -/c) the/2. a) a/a b) the/c) the/a 4. The date of the meeting has been moved forward to ______ next Tuesday. a) not to leave b) not c) don’t 10.

We’ve had _________ rain recently. Let’s go somewhere else. There __________ enough flowers in the garden. He used to be a lonely kid. a) a lots of b) a lot of c) few 4. What ______ beautiful day! a) a b) the c) – 8. We usually have ______ dinner at 8. There are ____________ people here. a) the b) a c) – ENOUGH – TOO MUCH 1. He had ___________ friends.00. a) too many b) too much c) enough 2. My father is a pensioner so he has _________ free time. a) much b) many c) a lot of 49 . Who is ______ girl by the door? a) a b) – c) the 10. _______ Lake Balaton is not in Turkey. a) the b) a c) – 9.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 7. a) aren’t b) don’t c) isn’t 5. a) much b) little c) few 3.

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6. How many children do you have?
________.
a) Any.
b) None.
c) A lot of.
7. I think I made __________ mistakes in the letter.
a) much
b) few
c) a few
8. There’s no need to hurry. We have ___________ time.
a) plenty
b) plenty of
c) no
9. He isn’t old _______ to understand.
a) enough
b) too many
c) much
10. We have ___________ work.
a) much too
b) too many
c) too much

PAST SIMPLE AND PRESENT PERFECT
(-) means no past simple or present perfect
1. ‘How long _________ at university?’
‘I started two years ago and I’m in my third year now.’
a) have you been
b) were you
c) you have been
2. What year _________ London?
a) did you leave
b) you left
c) have you left
3. I __________ a girl like you.
a) have never seen
b) never have seen
c) never saw
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4. We haven’t seen each other _______ we left school.
a) for
b) since
c) never
5. Have you ever _________ that your students love you?
a) feel
b) felt
c) fell
6. I don’t see my best friend very often but I’ve known her _________ 12 years.
a) for
b) since
c) –
7. I __________ a car last week.
a) ‘ve rent
b) rented
c) ‘ve rented
8. She _______ never been to America.
a) has
b) have
c) was
9. They _________ in that house since their son was born.
a) live
b) lived
c) have lived
10. I have been a member of the Rotary Club since __________.
a) a year
b) my last birthday
c) a long time

NARRATIVE TENSES
1. My eyes were hurting. I __________ staring at the computer screen for hours.
a) had been
b) have been
c) been
2. His English is very good. He _____________ lessons since he was five.
a) has taken
b) has been taking
c) had been taking
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3. Amy was late for work because there __________ a traffic jam on the way to work.
a) was
b) has been
c) had been
4. My mum called the firemen because someone _________ the rubbish bin on fire.
a) had set
b) had setted
c) have set
5. The roads were slippery. It had _________ snowing all morning.
a) –
b) be
c) been
6. My sister had to cancel her ski trip because she _____________ her arm the day before.
a) broke
b) had broke
c) had broken
7. My whole family got sunburnt because they _____________ put on any sun cream.
a) didn’t
b) weren’t
c) haven’t
8. I almost didn’t recognize him. He _________ a lot since I last ________ him.
a) changed/saw
b) had changed/ saw
c) changed/had seen
9. They _______________ a very large house in Langkawi.
a) had recently bought
b) had been buying
c) have recently bought
10. When the tests were done, the doctors __________ back to the patient.
a) hurried
b) hurry
c) had hurried

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I can always count on my friend to give me a useful a) advice b) advices c) piece of advice 5. Your glasses _______ dirty. a) is b) are 10. a) is b) are 3. UNCOUNTABLE AND PLURAL NOUNS 1. The ____________ very difficult last night. Athletics _____ my favourite sport. I’ve got _________ good news about the online component. ________ has arrested two suspects. The news ______ brought to you by CNN. My friend’s got lovely _________ in her house. a) furniture b) furnitures 4. Teachers are not allowed to wear ________ to work. a) homeworks were b) homework was c) home work was 9. Can you see anything? a) are b) is c) have 8.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL COUNTABLE. a) a jeans b) jeans c) a pair of jean 7. a) a b) the c) some 53 . a) The police b) A police c) Police 6. a) isn’t b) aren’t 2. The accommodation ___________ satisfactory.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL English in Use Vocabulary Mock Tests 54 .

Use each answer once only. G. I’ve got a terrible _________ in my shoulder. provisional 13. You can’t believe anything you read in the newspaper. E. envision 14. D. G. C. To allow is to _______ Task 2 grow control increase cut permit improve examine limit prohibit deteriorate disagree Finish each sentence (6-10) using the word from the list (A-J) Use each word once only. The answer to Question 0 is given on your answer paper as an example. C. C. biased I. To restrict is to ______ 3.g. To check is to _______ 2. D. To argue is to __K.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Vocabulary 1 (25 questions – 13 minutes) Task 1 Finish each definition (1-5) using answers from the list (A-K). suits 9. throb H. matches 8. accurate G. impose 55 A. 0. It makes you look 10 years younger. You will not need five of the words (A-J). D. F. It’s very ______. meager resolve manage temporary permanent general churn visualise demoralise enforce . F. sentence Task 3 Mark the letter on the right (A-J) that has the most similar meaning to the word on the left (11-15) (e. J. ache J. B. A. E. B. To boost is to _______ 5. bruise 7. B. E. 11. I. A. To ban is to _________ 4. home=house). research 10. I. Use each word once only. You will not need five of the answers (A-J). This piece of _________ will change the way we think about dinosaurs. F.___ 1. J. court 6. You will not need five of the words (A-K). H. supervise 15. That shirt really ________ you. H. generic 12. The criminal was charged guilty by the _______. K.

A. unanimous 22. maintain J. C.g. horrible 23. B. decision C. developed I. H. 21. winds B. bag Aptis Vocabulary 2 (25 questions – 13 minutes) Task 1 Finish each definition (1-5) using answers from the list (A-K).g. G. J. Use each word once only. To regulate is to _______ 5. bus + stop= bus stop). To ban is to ______ 3. pungent 25. You will not need five of the answers (A-J).___ 1. rain G. To decline is to _______ 2. To argue is to __K. D. You will not need five of the words (A-J). F. G. 16. range D. unfortunate 24. gale-force A. Use each word once only. The answer to Question 0 is given on your answer paper as an example (K). K. make 19. To raise is to _______ 56 A. grow control increase cut permit improve examine limit prohibit deteriorate disagree . unacceptable 20. E. D. To expand is to _________ 4. steady 18. taste E. I. completely 17. I. smell F. H. strongly Task 5 a mistake suggest amazed play determination smile useless progress behaviour tenure Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (21-25) (e. You will not need five of the words (A-J).APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 4 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (16-20) (e. situation H. E. 0. F. J. C. Use each answer once. B. bus + stop= bus stop).

G. 11. H. geologist 9. H. C. G.g. keep 18. Use each word once only. small-town 17. ruin 13. suffer 20. D. raise J. C. J. A. accurate G. 16. profit Task 3 Mark the letter on the right (A-J) that has the most similar meaning to the word on the left (11-15) (e. D. Their business made a huge ________ last year. I. B. D. E. attempt destroy insane try hide helpful tired hardworking visualize comprehend burden Task 4 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (16-20) (e. J. weary 14. matches 8. A. heart 6. beneficial 12.g. E. home=house). stitches 10. F. B. I. Use each word once only. F. F. bus + stop= bus stop). You will not need five of the words (A-J). pain H. I hate it when people shout. scan I. C. lead 57 from suggest off mentality determination smile useless awake hands singer . That’s a very deep cut. diligent 15. You need to learn the new vocabulary by ________. You will not need five of the words (A-J). A. E. Don’t ________ your voice. shake 19.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2 Finish each sentence (6-10) using the word from the list (A-J) Use each word once only. You will not need five of the words (A-J). I think you’ll need __________. A _______ is someone who studies rocks. B. physicist 7.

grow B. poverty ________ decision and he regretted that. J. A. 21. disagree Finish each sentence (6-10) using the word from the list (A-J) Use each word once only.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 5 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (21-25) (e. I. G. welfare 8. D. To grumble is to ______ 3. help I. completely 23. is a heavy. named after the planet Uranus. I don't expect him to change his mind because I know he is J. The answer to Question 0 is given on your answer paper as an example (K). Until she got married to a rich man she had been living F. E. 0. consent 7. To argue is to __K. exercise responsibility frame guilt a party a fire shake to blame useless see Aptis Vocabulary 3 (25 questions – 13 minutes) Task 1 Finish each definition (1-5) using answers from the list (A-K). examine H. The police officer confessed that shooting the burglar was a(n) H. G. I will never_____ to this D. Use each word once only. F. You will not need five of the words (A-J). inspect F. stubborn 10. C. vigorous 24. deteriorate Task 2 K. To aid is to _______ 58 . radioactive B. You will not need five of the answers (A-J). think E. To examine is to _________ 4. complain G. To ponder is to _______ 5. H. quick in ___________. dramatically very _________. Whether you are in love with her or not. mainly metal used ________ in producing nuclear energy. accept 22.g. A. To persuade is to _______ 2. approve 6. throw 25. Uranium. hardly A. indistinctly marriage. E. Use each answer once. I. leave D. You will not need five of the words (A-J). convince C. bus + stop= bus stop). C. B. aggressive 9. fix J.___ 1.

dynamic interest and attention of the students while she is teaching. You will not need five of the words (A-J). To mention is to _______ give teach want allow go down protect help speak about say yes forget Task 4 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (16-20) (e. H. so she easily captivates the B. rise 25. To let is to _________ 14.g. home=house). wide 23. 11. range D. are one of the most well-known G. To descend is to ______ 13. B. To guard is to _______ 15. You will not need five of the words (A-J). F. To desire is to _______ 12. E. A. suspect 59 . E. developed I. widely severely punished. breaks Task 5 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (21-25) (e.g. maintain J. a service C. Palms. growing in hot climates. dishonest 17. D. We were informed that anyone who ________ the rules will be I. G. Use each word once only. kicks 16.g. D. Teachers like ________students who never break their rules. 21. My father gets angry with us whenever we make a mistake. well A. J. social 24. bus + stop= bus stop). disobedient 20. I. Use each word once only. J. issues B. obedient 18. made E. Use each word once only. wide and _______ planted tree families. bus + stop= bus stop). C. You will not need five of the words (A-J). H. F. provide 22. Our teacher is a(n) ____ person. sharply F. A. leeway He has no _________ for mistakes. tolerance 19. increasingly G. C.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 3 Mark the letter on the right (A-J) that has the most similar meaning to the word on the left (11-15) (e. well H.

APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Aptis Practice Materials Practice test 60 .

A: ‘Where are you off to?’ B: ‘We’re going for a coffee ______ the film’s been cancelled.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL GRAMMAR (25 questions – 12 minutes) 1. If it weren’t ____ the quick arrival of the ambulance. A) was starting B) had started C) started 4. you shouldn’t _________!’ A) have B) do C) bring 5.’ A) could B) must C) will 61 . A) about B) for C) until 6. he would have died. A: ‘Where can I get bread at this hour?’ B: ‘You ____________ try the shop on the corner. A: ’I brought you a present to say thank you. Would you mind if I _____ here? A) sat B) would C) be 7. The children were playing in the garden when suddenly it __________ to rain. A: ‘Can you help me with this?’ B: ‘________.’ B: ‘Oh.’ 2. What do you want me to do?’ A) before B) after C) since A) Certain B) Sure C) Agreed 3.

Can we postpone it? A) future B) coming C) near 6. I can’t imagine life ________ him. A) few B) little C) much 9. A) weren’t B) didn’t C) couldn’t A) excluding B) without C) excepting 5. They offered to repair the damage. It was great!’ 11. He ________ be sick. A) which B) where C) it 12. A) must B) mustn’t C) can’t 2. He’s not the most __________ person you’ll ever meet. I see your point. If it _______ tomorrow. A) to wait B) waiting C) wait 13. I play ____ guitar in my free time. A) therefore B) moreover C) nevertheless 7. A) rains B) will rain C) rained 62 . but I said ______. Mark?’ B: ‘Yes. _________ we. I’m a bit busy over the ________ week. we’ll cancel the party. There’s very ________ we can do about it. A) none B) not C) no 3. I still disagree. Now that he’s gone. I can’t stand ________ in queues.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 1. A: ‘We saw a fantastic film last night. Why are you doing it? A) must B) had C) ought 8. I just saw him at the gym. ___________. He really _________ to clear up the mess he’s made himself. A) the B) with C) a 10. A) interesting B) interest C) interested 4. I grew up in a small town ________ is about 20 miles from London. I’m afraid.

I just don’t remember what I did with it. I don’t believe it. To grab is to _______ 2. H. A) receiving B) to receive C) received 18. but _________ of us enjoys it. remove kneel decline inject grasp claim ascend obtain plead establish guess . A) one B) neither C) none Vocabulary (25 questions – 13 minutes) Task 1 Finish each definition (1-5) using answers from the list (A-K). Use each answer once only. My mobile phone’s broken again. please.” B: “Why can’t you ______ take it back to the shop?” A) just B) even C) really 16. To determine is to ______ 3. I’d like to open ______ bank account. To estimate is to _______ 5. E. J. K. G. A) that B) what C) which 17. F. I feel so much better! It’s amazing ______ a short holiday can do. To extract is to _________ 4. I remember ________ the money. The answer to Question 0 is given as an example. D. A: “Oh. You will not need five of the answers (A-K). 0. To refuse is to _______ 63 A. To climb is to G 1. I. A) the B) a C) my 15. C. We can both drive.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL 14. B.

F. 10. J. discounted _____ 14. There’s no point waiting in ____________ for him to call. You will not need five of the words (A-K). Task 3 Mark the letter on the right (A-J) that has the most similar meaning to the word on the left (11-15) (e. 7. M. B. Use each word once only. A. G. You will not need five of the words (A-J). People say that __________ children are more introverted by nature. benefit _____ 13.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 2 Finish each sentence (6-10) using the word from the list (A-J) Use each word once only. C. O.g. E. essential _____ 12. N. 11. home=house). distress accounts ends teams only distant forces far vain aging 9. 6. R. including _____ 15. When I lost my job I found it difficult to make ___________ meet. I. Q. This message is from a ___________ relative of mine in Germany. H. P. certificate _____ 64 K. T. D. L. 8. We’ve joined _________ with another company to improve our services. reduced result containing supervising claim displayed vital use qualification optimum . S.

D. You will not need five of the words (A-J).g. Use each word once only. smug _____ 22. Use each word once only. I. B. E. 21. H. harsh _____ 25. pace mind criticism fears whisper sickness grin height excuse disease Task 5 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (21-25) (e. a saying graduates voice information a complaint results advantage adults secrets concern A. J. register _____ A. lame _____ 65 . You will not need five of the words (A-J). contagious _____ 23. brisk _____ 24. I. D. bus + stop= bus stop). G. bus + stop= bus stop). C. fellow _____ 19. further _____ 18. F. express _____ 20. H. B. E. C. take _____ 17. 16.APTIS TRAINING MATERIAL Task 4 Write the letter on the right (A-J) that is most often used with a word on the left (16-20) (e.g. G. F. J.

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