The TOEIC Listening and Reading test is a fair and valid of assessment of English-language listening and reading skills for the workplace. When taken together with the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests, the tests provide a reliable measurement of all four English-language communication skills. Learn how the TOEIC Tests benefit your organization.
Test content and format
The TOEIC Listening and Reading test is a multiple-choice assessment. There are two timed sections of 100 questions each.
The test takes about 2.5 hours total:
- 45 minutes for Section I: Listening
- 75 minutes for Section II: Reading
- about 30 minutes to answer biographical questions
Section I: Listening
Test takers listen to a variety of questions and short conversations recorded in English, then answer questions based on what they have heard (100 items total).
- Part 1: Photographs
- Part 2: Question-Response
- Part 3: Conversations
- Part 4: Talks
Section II: Reading
Test takers read a variety of materials and respond at their own pace (100 items total).
- Part 5: Incomplete Sentences
- Part 6: Text Completion
- Part 7: Reading Comprehension