All about Aptis ESOL webinars for test takers

British Council

Join our free series of Aptis webinars to find out more about the test format and how to perform best in your test!

In these webinars from 20 to 28 June 2023, our Aptis experts will cover: 

  • the Aptis ESOL test format for each of the skills 
  • the types of tasks for each component with examples 
  • what to expect for each skill and at different CEFR levels
  • advice and strategies on how to prepare and perform better
  • how to achieve B2 or C1 in Aptis ESOL.

Please register for the webinars by clicking on the respective registration links in the table below: 

Topic Date and time  Register for this webinar 
All about Aptis ESOL General  20 June 2023, 10-11 CET Register here 
All about Aptis ESOL Advanced 21 June 2023, 10-11 CET Register here 
All about Aptis ESOL for Teachers 22 June 2023, 10-11 CET Register here 
Aiming for B2 27 June 2023, 10-11 CET Register here 
Aiming for C1 28 June 2023, 10-11 CET Register here 

Meet our Aptis experts who will be leading the webinars

Aidan Holland has been working in English language teaching since 2004. He worked in Taiwan, Italy and the UK before settling in Spain where he started working for the British Council. Since then, Aidan has worked in a variety of roles at a local, national, regional and global level. Aidan has an MA in TEFL/SL from the University of Birmingham and is currently studying a second MA in Language Testing with Lancaster University.

Jon Kear is the Aptis ESOL Global Product Manager with previous experience as Exams Commercial Manager in British Council Portugal and Spain. Before moving to examinations management, Jon worked as an English teacher and examiner for nearly 20 years in Spain and Hong Kong. 

Jon has extensive teacher and examiner training experience and holds an MA in English Teaching from the University of London.

Mark O’ Sullivan has been involved in ESL teaching since 2005 and has been working with the British Council since 2010. He currently works as an Assessment Consultant for the Global Assessment team and has been involved in several projects involving test development, learning design, teacher training courses and workshops, as well as large-scale assessment projects.  He is currently studying for an MA in Language Testing at Lancaster University, and his research interests include studies in bilingual policy. 

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