TOEIC

TOEIC stands for Test of English for International Communication.  This language test measures how well non-native speakers can use and understand English (American English) in a business setting or workplace. There are 2 modules of the TOEIC test, which can be taken separately. The first module consists of the original Listening and Reading sections. The more recent second module, introduced in 2006, consists of an additional Writing and Speaking sections, which can be taken on separately.  Most companies in Thailand require only Listening and Reading module.

Here's what the first module looks like (Listening and Reading Sections):

Section

Description

Questions

Time

Score

Section 1: Listening

Part 1: Answer questions based on photos

10 Questions

Total Time: 55 Minutes

495

Part 2: Choose the best response to the Questions asked

30 Questions

Part 3: Answer questions based on conversations

(10 Conversations)

30 Questions

(3 Questions per conversation)

Part 4: Provide the best response based on short monologues

(10 monologues)

30 Questions

(3 Questions per monologue)

Section 1 Total

100 Questions

55 Minutes

495

Section 2: Reading

Part 1: Incomplete Sentences (fill in the blanks with the correct phrase to complete the sentence)

 

40 Questions

1 hour and 50 Minutes

495

Part 2: Text Completion (fill in the blanks with the correct words)

12 Questions

Part 3: Single Passage

(7-10 single passages)

28 Questions

(2-5 Questions per Passage)

Part 4: Double Passage (4 sets of double interrelated passages)

20 Questions

(5 Questions per set)

Section 2 Total

100 Questions

1 Hour and 50 Mins

495

Grand Total

200 Questions

2 Hours

990

 

Now let's take a look at the Second Module (Writing and Speaking):

Section

Description

Questions

Time

Score

Section 1: Speaking

Part 1: Read aloud given text. (Skills: Pronunciation, Intonation, Stress)

2 Paragraphs

3 Minutes

200

Part 2: Describe a picture verbally (Skills: Pronunciation, Intonation, Stress, Vocabulary, Grammar, Cohesion)

1 Picture

1 Minute

Part 3: Respond to a set of recorded questions

3 Questions

1 Minute

Part 4: Respond to questions using information provided

3 Questions

1 Minute

Part 5: Propose a Solution to a problem

1 Question

1 Minute & 30 Seconds

Part 6: Express an opinion on a topic

1 Question

1 Minute & 15 Seconds

Section 1 Total

11 Questions

20 Minutes

200

Section 2: Writing

Part 1: Write a sentence based on a picture

5 Questions

8 - 10 Minutes

200

Part 2: Respond to a written request (ie: email)

2 Questions

20 Minutes

Part 3: Write an opinion essay

1 Essay

30 Minutes

Section 2 Total

8 Questions

60 Minutes

200

Grand Total

19 Questions

2 Hours & 10 Mins

990

 

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