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Listening

Reading

Speaking

Writing

Listening & Reading

TOEIC Listening & Reading is a timed, paper-based test. Each part consists of 100 multiple choice questions for a variety of question types.


In your test, you must complete the answer sheet provided as carefully as you can using a pencil.


Listening

  • ~45 minutes
    • You will progress through the question at the same pace as the recordings. You can only listen to each recording once
PartTask: Listening comprehensionQuestions: 100
1Photographs: You will see six photographs. For each photograph you will hear four statements, you must choose the best statement to match the photograph.6
2Question and response: You will hear a question and three possible responses, you must choose the most appropriate.25
3Conversations: You will hear 13 conversations between two people. You will have to answer three questions about each conversation.39
4Talks: You will hear ten talks by individual speakers. You will have to answer three questions about each talk.30


Reading

  • 75 minutes
    • Self-paced - you will need to keep track of the time yourself. You will not receive guidance from the examiners on how quickly you should answer each part.
PartTask: Reading ComprehensionQuestions: 100
5Incomplete Sentences: You will see a word or phrase missing from each of the 30 sentences. You will need to choose the appropriate word or phrase from the options.30
6Text Completion: You will see a longer text with a word, phrase, or sentence missing. You will have to choose from the options given which answer best fits the gap.16
7 Single textReading Comprehension: You will read a variety of different single texts. Each text has a set of questions. You will need to choose the best answer for these questions from the options given.29

10 texts with 2-4 questions each
7 Multiple textsReading Comprehension: You will read a variety of different double or triple sets of texts. Each set has five questions. You will need to choose the best answer for these questions from the options given.25

5 sets of double or triple texts with 5 questions each



TOEIC Background Questionnaire and Answer Sheet



Speaking & Writing

TOEIC Speaking & Writing are timed, computer-based tests which can be taken together or individually depending on your requirements for English testing. In your test, you are permitted to take notes on paper with a pencil, both of which are provided by invigilators. You may not bring anything into or out of the testing room.


The scoring for these tests is based on a set of criteria specific to each question type.

See: Speaking & Writing Scoring Guides

 

Speaking

  • About 20 minutes
  • Each section is recorded
  • Tasks increase in difficulty and complexity

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Writing

  • About one hour
  • Tasks increase in difficulty

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Listening & Reading Frequently Asked Question
Speaking & Writing Frequently Asked Questions


Listening and Reading information
Examinee's Handbook - PDF
Sample Test
Speaking and Writing information
Examinee's Handbook - PDF
Sample Test






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