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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.
 

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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