About TOEIC Listening & Reading
The exam TOEIC® from Listening and Reading is a fair and valid assessment of listening and reading skills in English for the workplace. Employers around the world use the TOEIC test to determine who can communicate effectively in English with co-workers and clients from different cultures and countries.
More than 14,000 educational organizations and private companies in 180 countries use it when deciding on their candidates.
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The TOEIC® Listening and Reading test is a paper-and-pencil multiple-choice test. There are two timed sections of 100 questions each.
The test lasts approximately 2 hours and a half, with:
- 45 minutes for Section I: Listening
- 75 minutes for Section II: Reading
- approximately 30 minutes to answer biographical questions
Section I: Listening
Candidates listen to a variety of questions and short recorded conversations in English, then answer questions based on what they have heard (100 questions in total).
- Part 1: Photographs
- Part 2: Question-Answer
- Part 3: Conversations
- Part 4: Short talks
Section II: Reading
Candidates read a variety of texts and respond at their own pace (100 questions in total).
- Part 5: incomplete sentences
- Part 6: Text Completion
- Part 7: Reading Comprehension
|TOEIC score||Level of competition|
|10-250||Basic English proficiency (survival skills)|
|255-400||Elementary proficiency (very limited communication)|
|405-600||Elementary proficiency plus (limited communication)|
|605-780||Limited working proficiency|
|785-900||Working proficiency plus|
|905-990||International professional proficiency|
|TOEIC Minimum Score (Total)||Minimum TOEIC Score (Listening)||Minimum TOEIC Score (Reading)||CEFR level|