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The TOEIC® Tests

Unlock your potential by providing proof of your English-communication skills

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About the TOEIC Listening and Reading Test

The TOEIC Listening and Reading test assesses your English-language listening and reading skills for the workplace. Test questions simulate real-life situations that are relevant to the global workplace. If you take it together with the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests, you’ll get a complete measurement of all four English-language communication skills.


Start Your TOEIC Test Registration

View the Registration page or contact your local EPN office to register.


Test content and format 

The TOEIC Listening and Reading test is a multiple-choice assessment. There are two timed sections of 100 questions each.


Test length 

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 

Listen to a variety of questions and short conversations recorded in English, then answer questions based on what you have heard (100 items total).

  • Part 1: Photographs
  • Part 2: Question-Response
  • Part 3: Conversations
  • Part 4: Talks

Section II: Reading

Read a variety of materials and respond at your own pace (100 items total).

  • Part 5: Incomplete Sentences
  • Part 6: Text Completion
  • Part 7: Reading Comprehension