Aptis ESOL General is a four-skills general English proficiency exam which assesses language proficiency from A1 to B2 on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). If you demonstrate a level superior to a B2 you will be awarded a C level.
You take Aptis ESOL General on a computer in British Council supervised face-to-face test sessions.
Aptis ESOL General allows you to evaluate all four language skills; speaking listening, reading, and writing and test your grammar and vocabulary knowledge.
Aptis ESOL General format
|TEST COMPONENTS||LENGTH (MINUTES)||SCORING||TASKS|
|Grammar and Vocabulary||25||0 - 50||50*|
|Speaking||10||CEFR B1 - C2 /0-50||3|
|Writing||45||CEFR B1 - C2 /0-50||3|
|Listening||30||CEFR B1 - C2 /0-50||28 (+/- 4)|
|Reading||60||CEFR B1 - C2 /0-50||4|
* 50 questions (25 + 25)
Find out more about how to prepare for Aptis ESOL.