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APTIS
SPEAKING
TEST Presented By:
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TASK 1 &2
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DON'T STRESS.
DO YOUR BEST.
FORGET THE
REST.
Aptis Speaking
4 Task Total of 12 Min.
Part 1: Personal information
Respond to three personal
information questions
30 sec...
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Answer the questions fully and use all of the given time.
Don’t say ‘I don’t know about it’ or ‘I...
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Speaking Part 1
Please tell me about your family
Please tell me about your hobbies.
Please tell m...
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How to Answer
_______+ and, because, so, but, _______.
More InfoAnswer
Continue making simple
and...
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Example
I enjoy reading books in my free time. I especially
enjoy non-fiction books. I’m also interes...
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Example of a speaking
structure:
In my free time I like______________.
It is______________,
because__...
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Speaking Part 2
Part 2 - 3 questions, 45 secs each
1. Describe the picture. (speak for 45 seconds...
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Speaking Part 2
Part 2 - 3 questions, 45 secs each
1. Describe the picture. (speak for 45 seconds...
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Speaking Part 2
Part 2 - 3 questions, 45 secs each
1. Describe the picture. (speak for 45 seconds...
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Aptis speaking test Task 1 &2

  1. 1. APTIS SPEAKING TEST Presented By: English Exam Ninja www.englishexamninja.com TASK 1 &2
  2. 2. www.englishexamninja.com DON'T STRESS. DO YOUR BEST. FORGET THE REST.
  3. 3. Aptis Speaking 4 Task Total of 12 Min. Part 1: Personal information Respond to three personal information questions 30 seconds for each response Part 2: Description of picture and comparison with own situation Describe a picture and answer two Related questions. 45 seconds for each response Part 3: Describe, compare and speculate for two contrasting pictures. Answer three questions of increasing difficulty. 45 seconds for each response. Part 4: Discuss personal experience or opinion. Picture prompt, though picture is not central to answering the task. Answer three questions related to a single topic. One minute preparation time, two minutes response time www.englishexamninja.com
  4. 4. www.englishexamninja.com Answer the questions fully and use all of the given time. Don’t say ‘I don’t know about it’ or ‘I have nothing to say’ or Don’t just answer ‘Yes/No’. Always elaborate or add to your thoughts. Try not to repeat things you’ve said. Practice describing pictures / comparing two pictures. Time yourself. Stay on topic or try to always come back to the topic. Try to relax and not to speak to fast. Speak clearly and confidently. Tips & Best Practices for Speaking
  5. 5. www.englishexamninja.com Speaking Part 1 Please tell me about your family Please tell me about your hobbies. Please tell me about your work or studies. Please tell me about your favorite food. What do you like doing in your free time? What is the weather like today? What is your typical day like? What is the food like in your country? What is your village/ town/ city like? How do you like to spend your holidays and vacations? Part 1 - 3 questions, 30 secs each Topics: Family, My Job, Weather, Likes and Dislikes, Daily Routine,Interest and Leisure,Holidays and Travel, Future Plans, Books, Films, Food, Health and Fitness, Media, Learning. Examples of some questions might include:
  6. 6. www.enlgishexamninja.com How to Answer _______+ and, because, so, but, _______. More InfoAnswer Continue making simple and complex sentences until your 30 seconds is up.
  7. 7. www.englishexamninja Example I enjoy reading books in my free time. I especially enjoy non-fiction books. I’m also interested in politics. I love watching debates on TV and trying to mimic the speakers. I love (verb + ing) listening to K-pop music. I make time to play with my kids on the weekend, and when I can, I usually watch TV, in particular, the news. When I have the chance I make my own t-shirts and clothes on my old sewing machine. One of my other interests is camping . I prefer outdoor activities and spend a lot of time gardening. I’m growing cucumbers this year Topic: INTERESTS AND LEISURE TIME Please tell me about your hobbies and interest? (30 seconds)
  8. 8. www.englishexamninja Example of a speaking structure: In my free time I like______________. It is______________, because____________. I also like to____________, and___________. I think it is fun_________, because_________. (Conclusion)That’s why free time is important to me. Expanding on a topic. When I am________________ , I feel___________. I wish I could ______________ all day, and I even forget about everything else. I enjoy doing____________ with my friend (friends), because ________________.
  9. 9. www.englishexamninja.com Speaking Part 2 Part 2 - 3 questions, 45 secs each 1. Describe the picture. (speak for 45 seconds ) 2.Giving an opinion. ( speak for 45 seconds ) 3. Comparing with own situation/experiences. (speak for 45 seconds) Who/What do you see? Where are they? What are they doing? What do they look like? How do you think they feel? What’s in the background?(if applicable) What’s the weather like?(if applicable) It’s best to give a general impression or description rather than separate details. And if you have time give short details about separate details of the picture.
  10. 10. www.englishexamninja.com Speaking Part 2 Part 2 - 3 questions, 45 secs each 1. Describe the picture. (speak for 45 seconds ) 2.Giving an opinion. ( speak for 45 seconds ) 3. Comparing with own situation/experiences. (speak for 45 seconds) To do this we usually use adverbial phrases at the start of the sentence. Here are some phrases/structure to use when giving an opinion. Expressing your opinion I think that… Personally… Surprisingly… And after expressing your opinions, here are some ways that you can justify them: Justifying you opinion because.. (+subject verb) / as…(+subject verb) since… (+subject verb) / because of… (+noun phrase) due to….(+noun phrase) / as a result of…. (+noun phrase)
  11. 11. www.englishexamninja.com Speaking Part 2 Part 2 - 3 questions, 45 secs each 1. Describe the picture. (speak for 45 seconds ) 2.Giving an opinion. ( speak for 45 seconds ) 3. Comparing with own situation/experiences. (speak for 45 seconds) I would definitely choose picture one as I like…….. I guess my first choice would be picture two. For me, the most important thing is to ………… I don’t think it really matters where you go as long as ………… Personally, I would prefer ………… Of course, ...... I wouldn’t mind being ....... If I had to choose one ...........
  12. 12. www.englishexamninja.com Your turn to practice Click Here Task 1 Click Here Task 2

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