New TOEIC Test Format
If you are planning to take TOEIC test, you should read the updating info from ETS website for TOEIC test.
The new TOEIC test format now has Speaking and Writing tests. ETS provide info about this recently and we actracts here below for your referece
About the TOEIC Speaking and Writing Tests
English is the language of global opportunity. In the increasingly competitive global marketplace, employers need a workforce that can speak and write effectively across borders and cultures.
The TOEIC® Speaking and Writing tests are valid assessments of English-language speaking and writing skills for business. In today’s global workplace:
- Speaking skills are important for effective presentations, face-to-face communication, meetings, videoconferencing, teleconferencing and telephone conversations.
- Writing skills are necessary for clear, persuasive e-mail and other types of business correspondence.
Build a more effective workforce
The TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests offer a common standard of measurement for comparing the language skills of current and potential employees. They enable you to:
- Recruit, train and promote the most qualified candidates
- Save time and resources by knowing immediately who has the skills to communicate effectively in the international workplace
- Hire and develop individuals who can interact effectively with colleagues and clients around the world
When the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests are taken together with the TOEIC® Listening and Reading test, they provide a reliable measurement of all four English language communication skills.
Get a global advantage
Today, more than 9,000 organizations in more than 90 countries throughout the world use the TOEIC® tests each year to determine who has the English language skills to succeed in the global workplace. Give your business a global advantage and build a more effective workforce with the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests.
The TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests are delivered through the Internet and are available globally.
The TOEIC® tests assess language skills that are used in daily life and the workplace. Test takers speak and write in English and give their responses to real-world questions and scenarios. The tests use common everyday vocabulary, phrases and key expressions.
The TOEIC Speaking Test Format
- Content: 11 questions
- Time: approximately 20 minutes
- Score scale: 0 – 200
The test is designed to provide information about language ability of speakers across a range of English proficiency.
The table below shows how tasks are organized:
|1 – 2||Read a text aloud||
|3||Describe a picture||All of the above, plus
|4 – 6||Respond to questions||All of the above, plus
|7 – 9||Respond to questions using information provided||All of the above|
|10||Propose a solution||All of the above|
|11||Express an opinion||All of the above|
The TOEIC Writing Test Format
- Content: 8 questions
- Time: approximately 60 minutes
- Score Scale: 0 – 200
The test is designed to provide useful information about test takers across a broad range of English proficiency levels.
The table below shows how the tasks are organized:
|1 – 5||Write a sentence based on a picture||
|6 – 7||Respond to a written request||
|8||Write an opinion essay||