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Test your employees' English language skills with Aptis

Experience Aptis or practice for your Aptis test with these online demo tests.
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Aptis has been developed by the British Council, an organisation with more than 70 years
experience in English assessment. The British Council is a global leader in English
testing, so you can be sure choosing Aptis is the right decision for your organisations English
development needs.

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The test combines a core grammar and vocabulary component with one or more of the skills
components to give you an accurate and relevant assessment result.
By allowing you to test only the skills you wish to test, you can benchmark English
language levels in your organisation and streamline recruitment processes saving you time
and money.

WhatisAptis?
Aptis is a modern and flexible English assessment system designed to meet the diverse needs
of companies and organisations around the world.
Aptis is a business-to-business product which is used by companies and organisations to
benchmark the English language levels of their employees, potential employees, students or
teachers.
Testing English levels from A1-C on the Common European Framework of Reference for
Languages, Aptis is an English test for adults (16+), which can be used to assess ability in all
four English skills - speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Whatdoesittest?
Aptis is made up of a number of components which are taken in packages rather than
individually. You select the core language knowledge component (grammar and vocabulary)
and combine it with one or more of the skills components for accurate and relevant testing. If
you wish to test a mix of skills, different components can be taken together. Targeted testing
means more informative results, helping you refine your training or recruitment to be more
efficient and cost effective in the future.
Aptis content can also be adapted to suit a specific domain, such as for teaching or travel and
tourism, and content can be customised to suit specific cultural contexts and variants of
English.
With computer, pen and paper or telephone-based delivery options, you choose when, how
and in what way to test, to ensure you get the results you need.
Try our demo tests (http://www.britishcouncil.org/aptis/what-aptis/try) to see how Aptis
can benefit you.

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Please send us a message and we will help you to find out how Aptis can help your
company or organisation.
Aptis components and packages
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Aptis is made up of components which are taken in packages rather than individually.
The grammar and vocabulary component is the compulsory module which you select
with any combination of the listening, reading, speaking and writing components.
By allowing you to choose which skills are tested when, where and how, you get the best and
most meaningful results.
THERE ARE 15 DIFFERENT PACKAGES AVAILABLE:
1. Listening Package
2. Reading Package
3. Speaking Package
4. Writing Package
5. Listening and Reading Package
6. Listening and Speaking Package
7. Listening and Writing Package
8. Reading and Speaking Package
9. Reading and Writing Package
10. Speaking and Writing Package
11. Listening Reading and Speaking Package
12. Listening Reading and Writing Package
13. Listening Speaking and Writing Package
14. Reading Speaking and Writing Package
15. Listening Reading Speaking and Writing Package
Flexible delivery options
Aptis scoring
Reading and listening components are marked automatically by the online platform, while the
speaking and writing components are marked by a live examiner. An Aptis candidate will
receive a score on a numerical scale (0 to 50) for the grammar and vocabulary section, and a
score on a numerical scale (0 50) and CEFR level (A1 C) for each skill they take. This will
make up the candidates profile of language proficiency.
So whether your testing requirement is for recruitment, workforce development or training,
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Aptis is the forward thinking English testing youve been waiting for.
Usage of Aptis score
Aptis is used around the globe by corporate businesses, government organisations and NGOs
for:
Benchmarking employees
Language audits to identify training needs
Filtering potential employees for interview
Filtering students to identify those ready for other exams (e.g. IELTS)
Filtering current employees for promotion
As a diagnostic tool to identify strengths and weaknesses of people seeking employment
Evaluating language development projects

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Seealso
Common European Framework: understanding language levels

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