The TOEIC® tests assess language skills that are used in daily life and the workplace. Test takers speak and write in English and give their responses to real-world questions and scenarios. The tests use common everyday vocabulary, phrases and key expressions.
The TOEIC Speaking Test Format
- Content: 11 questions
- Time: approximately 20 minutes
- Score scale: 0–200
The test is designed to provide information about language ability of speakers across a range of English proficiency.
The table below shows how tasks are organized:
|1–2||Read a text aloud||
|3||Describe a picture||All of the above, plus
|4–6||Respond to questions||All of the above, plus
|7–9||Respond to questions using information provided||All of the above|
|10||Propose a solution||All of the above|
|11||Express an opinion||All of the above|
The TOEIC Writing Test Format
- Content: 8 questions
- Time: approximately 60 minutes
- Score Scale: 0–200
The test is designed to provide useful information about test takers across a broad range of English proficiency levels.
The table below shows how the tasks are organized:
|1–5||Write a sentence based on a picture||
|6–7||Respond to a written request||
|8||Write an opinion essay||
For more information, review the Sample tests.