The Redesigned TOEIC® Listening and Reading Test: Relations to Test-Taker Perceptions of Proficiency in English

Powers, Donald E. Kim, Hae-Jin Weng, Vincent Z.
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validity English language profiency listening skills reading skills test-taker performance self-assessment English as a foreign language EFL English as a second language (ESL) English language skills can-do statements


This study provided evidence of the validity of redesigned TOEIC® test scores by linking them to test takers’ assessments of their ability to perform a variety of everyday English language activities. The relationships that were detected are practically meaningful ones. This paper is part of the Research Foundation for TOEIC: A Compendium of Studies, published by ETS in 2010.

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