Test of English for International Communication

This English language test is aimed at Human Resources departments of large companies who require a way of assessing the language ability of potential employees as well as academic institutions. TOEIC works on a scale rather than a pass or fail - similar to the IELTS grading system (The maximum score is 990) Unlike IELTS this is a test of general, everyday English language not academic English like IELTS. 2 skills are tested in each exam: TOEIC Listening and Reading and TOEIC Speaking and Writing test.This exam was developed in the USA in 1979 and it is popular in France, Japan, South Korea and Vietnam.

TOEIC shows you can:

Be a strong candidate for job opportunities with leading global organizations which require employees who can speak and write in English

Demonstrate your ability to communicate across borders and cultures with co-workers and clients

Help you to develop professionally within a company

Pros:  The Education Testing Service (ETS), who developed the exam, are very well-established

Cons:  Not hugely well-recognised in the UK

Best suited to: Students looking for a job or university entry

CEFR Level: A1 - C2

English Test Format: Paper-based

No of Papers:  2

How long is the exam?  2 ½ hours

Skills Tested:  Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking 

How long until I get my test score?  3 - 4 weeks

How long is the test valid for? 2 years

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