What is a TOEIC? What does it test? Is it useful? How is it used? What do the scores mean? Are the scores comparable to TOEFL in any way? These and other questions will be answered in this paper. Knowledge of the background of this test will help users understand it, so a short history will be provided; followed by a general structure discussion with examples of question types, subsection by subsection. A brief discussion of how results of the exam are used or misused finishes this review.
For more than 25 years, the Test of English for International CommunicationTM (TOEIC®) has been used by institutions, companies, and government agencies worldwide to measure the English proficiency of nonnative English-speaking people.
With more than 4.5 million test takers per year, the TOEIC test is the standard for workplace English language proficiency worldwide.
OnlineEnglish; operated by authorized TOEIC test administrators and an official TOEIC test center, offers students a complete package to not only improve their TOEIC score through competent preparation tools, but also through special exercises to further develop a student's English language skills.
The official TOEIC Speaking & Writing tests are newly available in the United States, offered six times a year. There are also institutional versions of the TOEIC Listening & Reading tests and TOEIC Speaking & Writing tests that can be administered on the time and date you choose. The TOEIC tests, developed by ETS, assess English skills for the workplace.