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Before we
start…
IC placed on the desk
throughout the test.
Please switch of/put on silent
mode your mobile phone/tab.
If you need assistance, please
raise your hand. Please do not
call out.
No discussion during the test.

The test will take about 3 hours and is split into the following components: Grammar & Vocabulary – 25 minutes Reading – 35 minutes Listening – 55 minutes Speaking – 13 minutes Writing – 50 minutes .

You will not be able to use any other applications such as spell check or cut and paste. The exams are timed. if you haven’t finished in time Aptis will automatically close.During the test your computer will be locked. . Listening test you can listen to all the recordings twice except for the final question which can be played once.

Vocabulary and Reading. Leave any paper used for this task on the desk before you leave the test room. Can amend your answers for Grammar. . You can take notes during task 4 of Speaking. please ensure you click the post button. Can edit all your answers to Writing except question 3.Cannot amend your answers during the Listening and Speaking components. which asks you to take part in imaginary internet chat room.

• When you have finished a computer component.PLEASE NOTE • You can edit all of your answers except for Speaking. you need to click Finish and then re-open the program. . Listening and task 3 of Writing.

Listening and task 3 of Writing. . • When you have finished a computer component.PLEASE NOTE • You can edit all of your answers except for Speaking. you need to click Finish and then re-open the program.

Once you have finished we can give you a short feedback form to complete. Please leave this and your Keycodes slip with the invigilators. Do not take them away with you! If you finish early and you are .

In the event that there is a technical problem and/or you start/finish your exam later than your colleagues. please do not worry it will not affect your results. .

It will state: 1. Keycodes for todays exam . Your name 2. You can only enter one Keycode per exam. A candidate reference number 3.Keycodes A Keycode is a unique code and is used to begin the exam.

You can only enter one Keycode per exam.A Keycode is a unique 8 digit code and is used to begin the exam. .

. please wait until the application is open. please double click on the desktop icon labeled “BRITISH_COUNCI L SecureClient Central” It can take a few minutes for the program to open.To launch Aptis.

Please speak clearly. No editing can be done once opened. . Don’t press the stop button! Adjust microphone volume as per need.Speaking Your responses are recorded.

Click on the Video Tab And click on the movie Click on the Microphone tab and test the headset microphone Click on the Play Button to test the headset Once tested. please click Close .

please raise your hand and we will assist you. • Do not disconnect the headphones during the test as this will stop the test. .• If the volume on your computer is too low or too high.

you will need to check the microphone again .Before you start the Speaking exam.

Click on the SecureClient icon that appears on the desktop Enter the specified candidate Keycode into the box Select “Download component to take later” option .Enter the specified candidate Keycode into the all Download box Downloading keycodes as soon as you arrive.

Please click accept and then confirm. the spelling of your name).g.You will now see a screen with your details on it. If any of your details are incorrect (e. . please write the correct details on your Keycode slip. You cannot amend them.

It is not case sensitive.PIN codes In a moment I will give you the PIN code to unlock the test. The PIN is the same for all of you and is the same for all components. .

To start the exam. press Start Componen t .