The TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) is an English language test that allows you to certify your written and spoken language skills.
The TOEIC test allows you to highlight your level in the English language and especially your ability to use English in a professional context, without going into the technical details of each profession.
Structure of the TOEIC
The TOEIC is a timed multiple-choice-question exam. It is composed of a Listening component and Written component.
The TOEIC lasts 2 hours. The Listening component lasts 45 minutes and the written component lasts 75 minutes.
Each component consists of 100 questions and is marked out of 495 points. The maximum TOEIC score is therefore 990 points
The listening comprehension component
This section is made up of 4 sub-parts during which candidates listen to various questions and recorded conversations, before answering a whole series of questions to test their listening comprehension skills.
- Questions about images
- Comprehension questions on short conversations
- Comprehension questions on long conversations
- Questions on short presentations and announcements
The written comprehension test
In this component candidates read various texts in English then answer questions on these documents.
Understanding you TOEIC score
TOEIC Listening and Reading test scores are determined by the number of correct answers, which are converted into a scale of scores. The score for each component ranging from 5 (minimum) to 495 (maximum).
Your TOEIC certificate provides the scores for each section, as well as the final score (which can go up to 990 maximum). This result represents your “TOEIC level” and is valid for two years upon reception of your results.