The Test of English for International Communication provided by ETS, measures four primary communication abilities: Listening, reading, speaking and writing. The Test of English for International Communication uses these skills to measure the English language proficiency level of job applicants, current employees and personnel seeking promotions. There are two ETS TOEIC the Listening & Reading Test and the Speaking & Writing Test.
TOEIC exams contain common words that are used in the real world on a daily basis. Likewise, the tasks included in TOEIC tests are the usual everyday personal and business activities.
The TOEIC Listening and Reading test contains two sections: listening and reading. The listening section of the test consists of 4 parts and the reading test consists of 3 parts. The score for each section is computed on the basis of the number of correct answers, converted to a scaled score. Add the Listening Section scaled score to the Reading Section scaled score, and you have the total scaled score. The Pass threshold depends on the level of English proficiency needed in a particular job.
Since there is no penalty for wrong responses, it is to your benefit to answer every question; guess if necessary. You will have a total of two hours to finish the entire test.
This exam includes 100 questions in each section. It is strictly timed, and formatted in Paper & Pencil as multiple-choice.
Section I TOEIC Listening Test has four parts. You will have 45 minutes to complete Section I.
The TOEIC Reading Test contains three parts where you will presented a variety of text followed by different kinds of reading comprehension questions. This section hasa time limit of 75 minutes.
The TOEIC speaking test and TOEIC writing test are actually independent sections in the TOEIC Speaking & Writing Test. Expect everyday scenarios, phrases and vocabulary. The entire test has a timeframe of 1 hour, 20 minutes.
Section I – Speaking – There are 11 questions to be answered within a timeframe of 20 minutes. The tasks include reading a text aloud, describing a picture, answering questions, specifically using given information to answer questions, suggesting a solution to a given problem and expressing an opinion. The focal points involve pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary and content.
Section II – Writing – You will have 60 minutes to answer 8 questions in written form. In Questions 1-5, you will write a sentence based on a picture. Questions 6 & 7 require you to reply to a written request, such as an email. An opinion essay is needed for Question 8.
Thorough TOEIC test prep involves working on TOEIC sample tests with question and answer analysis, reviewing a study guide and learning helpful exam strategies. By practicing on sample questions, you will become familiar with the types of questions that you will face on the real exam, making it easier to fluently and quickly answer the test questions. JobTestPrep is working to develop a total TOEIC preparation program geared to optimize your exam results.
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