British Council Validation Series
These studies are carried out in collaboration with external researchers and ARG to target areas of importance for the Aptis test system and for language assessment generally. They are commissioned by ARG or jointly funded with the research partner.
In this section
APTIS-GEPT Test Comparison Study
Rachel Yi-fen Wu, Hsin-yi Yeh, Jamie Dunlea, Richard Spiby.This present study investigates the comparability of Aptis, with the GEPT (General English Proficiency Test).
Looking into Reading II: A Follow-up Study
Tineke Brunfaut. This study investigated 25 ESL test-takers’ cognitive processing while completing a set of Opinion Matching tasks designed and piloted for use on the Aptis reading test.
Effectiveness of Training Aptis Raters Online
Ute Knoch, Judith Fairbairn and Annemiek Huisman. Aptis is an online English language assessment for adults developed by the British Council.