AAPPL Form B administered by Language Testing International

 
 
 

Test Overview

Approximately 2 hours. Each section has 6 tasks, 3 Intermediate and 3 Advanced.

  • Section 1: Interpretive Reading (authentic resources with M/C questions)

  • Section 2: Presentational Writing

  • Section 3: Interpretive Listening (authentic resources with M/C questions)

  • Section 4: Interpersonal Listening/Speaking

Aligned to the ACTFL Performance Descriptors

 

ACTFL Intermediate-Mid = AAPPL Score of I4

ACTFL Advanced-Low = AAPPL Score of A (Advanced)

Nationally & Internationally Recognized

Yes. 36 states accept AAPPL scores for the Seal of Biliteracy. (NEWL uses AAPPL for L/S)

Accepted by the Global Seal of Biliteracy

Yes.

Functional Fluency Requirements: AAPPL Score of I4 or higher.

Working Fluency Requirements: AAPPL Score of A.

How is it rated?

Scores available in 2 weeks, writing & speaking scored by trained raters are given as “performance”.

When/Where

Given at schools w/proctor or online proctored. Given at any scheduled time. Order in advance.

Cost

$20 per student. L/S = $10 W = $5 R/L = $5

*note that the AAPPL test qualifies anyone, anywhere in the world for a Global Seal of Biliteracy

*note that the AAPPL test qualifies anyone, anywhere in the world, for a Global Seal of Biliteracy

Languages Offered:

  • Arabic

  • Chinese (Mandarin)

  • English

  • French

  • German

  • Hindi

  • Italian

  • Japanese

  • Korean

  • Portuguese

  • Russian

  • Spanish

  • Thai