What Does "TOEIC" Stand For?


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"TOEIC" stands for "Test of English for International Communication." The organization Education Testing Service developed TOEIC to measure English skills in a business setting, such as a meeting, travel or telephone conversation.

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The TOEIC Listening &; Reading test is a two-hour multiple choice test that measures the candidate's reading and listening skills. Each test section consists of 100 questions. The listening test takes about 45 minutes to finish, while the reading test allows a time limit of 75 minutes.

The TOEIC Speaking &; Writing test measures the candidate's abilities to speak and write in English in response to real-life questions and situations. The speaking test consists of 11 questions and takes about 20 minutes to finish, while the writing test consists of eight questions and allows a time limit of 60 minutes.

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