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    What is TOEIC?



1    TOEIC® is developed by Educational Testing Service




    ETS is a psychometric centre, internationally acclaimed for the reliability and
    quality of its tests such as:

    TOEFL® (Test of English as a Foreign Language),
    GMAT® (Graduate Management Administration Test),
2   SAT®   (Student Admission Test)
    What is TOEIC?



    The TOEIC test was developed in the USA in 1979 by ETS
    (Educational Testing Service) following a request from the Japanese
3   Ministry of Foreign Trade and Industry (MITI).



    TOEIC (The Test of English for International Communication) is a
    multiple-choice English language proficiency test for people whose
4   native language is not English.
    What is TOEIC?



    TOEIC measures English comprehension, speaking, writing and
5   reading skills in an international environment.




    The TOEIC scores indicate how well people can communicate in
6   English with others in business, commerce and industry.
What's the difference between TOEIC and TOEFL
tests?




         The TOEIC and the TOEFL tests were developed
                  to serve different purposes




The design, content, context, and ranges of proficiency are different
      What's the difference between TOEIC and TOEFL
      tests?



The TOEFL test - foreign students seeking admission to colleges and
                 universities in North America
               -students planning to pursue undergraduate
                or graduate degrees in North America




The TOEIC test - organizations that document employees' English proficiency
               - individuals who want to demonstrate
                 their ability to use English in the
                 global workplace
Is TOEIC a well-known test?




    The TOEIC Test is by far the most
    widely used English language test in
    the world. More than 5.2 million tests
    were administered last year alone.
    Why does TOEIC provide a certificate?



The certificate is your credential
Many companies require a TOEIC score to hire
 you
You may use the certificate to show an employer
 your English language ability
Many people add their TOEIC score to their
 resume when they send in their application for a
 new job
     The TOEIC certificate is an internationally recognized document
     which highlights your level of English competence and displays:




                      Your first and last names

              Your score for the listening comprehension section

                 Your score for the reading comprehension section

  TOEIC
CERTIFICATE                       Your total test score

               The name of the establishment where you took the test

                           The date you took the test

                       The official TOEIC seal
     The TOEIC certificate is an internationally recognized
     document which highlights your level of English competence



      The TOEIC certificate exists in five colors,
      corresponding to distinct levels of results




 Orange                                                 Gold
(010-215)                                             (860-990)
               Brown                      Blue
              (220-465)                 (730-855)
                             Green
                           (470-725)
      Who recognizes the TOEIC score?

 More than 4,000 companies, employers, colleges, universities
  and International English Programs as well as such
  international companies rely on TOEIC:

    Ford, Nissan, Renault, Peugeot, Citroen, Scania,
   Siemens, Air France, Airbus, Alcatel Group, Dassault Aviation,
   Korean Air, Allianz, Barclays Bank, BNP Paribas,Deutsche Bank,
   Bell, Bosch-Siemens, Lucent Technologies, Philips, BP-Elf,
   EDF-GDF, Esso-Exxon, Kodak, Lever, Procter & Gamble,
   Total Elf, Coca Cola, Kraft, Moet/Hennessy, Nestle,
   Monsanto, Unilever, Compaq, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard,
   NEC Computer International, Nike
Who recognizes the TOEIC score?
Who recognizes the TOEIC score?
Who recognizes the TOEIC score?
  How long are the TOEIC test results good for?




 Your TOEIC score is valid for two years
    How long will it take to get my test results?




- You receive your results by mail within 2 weeks
  after you take the test.
- Allow more time if a holiday falls after the
  administration, or if your results will be sent
  outside the United States.
    Which are some of the advantages of the TOEIC
    test?




The TOEIC test is the choice of more than 2
 million examinees a year and is recognized by
 thousands of corporations.

TOEIC will provide a numeric score and
 description of what you can do.
Which are some of the advantages of the TOEIC
test?

  TOEIC can provide an accurate assessment
              of your English :




           Skills in order to obtain the best jobs


For entrance into some US colleges and university programs.
    As a fair and objective measure of English proficiency,
    the TOEIC test will enable you to:




1       Verify your current level of English proficiency



2       Qualify for a new position and/or promotion in your company




3       Enhance your professional credentials
    As a fair and objective measure of English proficiency,
    the TOEIC test will enable you to:




4       Monitor your progress in English



5       Set your own learning goals




6       Involve your employer in advancing your English ability
    From what kind of contexts are the TOEIC test
    questions drawn?




 The TOEIC test was designed to meet the needs of
  the working world.


 The test questions are developed from samples of
  spoken and written language collected from various
  countries around the world where English is used in
  the workplace
       From what kind of contexts are the TOEIC test
       questions drawn?


 Manufacturing : assembly lines, plant management, quality control

 Offices : board meetings, committees, letters, memoranda, telephone, fax
  and e-mail messages, office equipment and furniture, office procedures

 Personnel : recruiting, hiring, retiring, salaries, promotions, job applications,
  job advertisements, pensions, awards

 Purchasing : shopping, ordering supplies, shipping, invoices

 Technical Areas : electronics, technology, computers, laboratories and
  related equipment, technical specifications

 Travel : trains, airplanes, taxis, buses, ships, ferries, tickets, schedules,
  station and airport announcements, car rentals, hotels, reservations, delays
  and cancellations
       From what kind of contexts are the TOEIC test
       questions drawn?

 Corporate Development : research, product development

 Dining Out : business and informal lunches, banquets, receptions,
  restaurant reservations

 Entertainment : cinema, theater, music, art, exhibitions, museums, media

 Finance and Budgeting : banking, investments, taxes, accounting, billing

 General Business : contracts, negotiations, mergers, marketing, sales,
  warranties, business planning, conferences, labor relations

 Health : medical insurance, visiting doctors, dentists, clinics, hospitals

 Housing/Corporate Property : construction, specifications, buying and
  renting, electric and gas services
       TOEIC Format




   Each candidate uses a pencil to mark answers on the answer sheet




The scores are determined by the number of questions answered correctly
        TOEIC Format




The number of correct responses in each section, Listening Comprehension
      and Reading, is converted to a number on a scale of 5 to 495.




   Adding the two section scores together gives a total score on a scale
                         ranging from 10 to 990
TOEIC Format




    Score       Proficiency Level


    200           Elementary


    400          Intermediate


    600            Working


    800        Advanced Working
TOEIC Format




       The TOEIC test is a paper-and-pencil,
     multiple-choice assessment. There are two
  separately-timed sections of 100 questions each.
     Section I: Listening


                You'll listen to a variety of questions and
                short conversations recorded in English,
            then answer questions based on what you heard.




   Part 1             Part 2             Part 3               Part 4


                    Question            Short
Photographs                                              Short Talks
                    Response        Conversations
 (20 items)                                               (20 items)
                    (30 items)        (30 items)
   Section II: Reading


              You'll read a variety of materials and
            respond at your own pace to questions
                       based on the content




   Part 5                   Part 6                     Part 7


Incomplete                 Error                  Reading
 Sentences              Recognition            Comprehension
 (40 items)              (20 items)              (40 items)
    Test Length

The test lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
 You have:

      1   45 minutes for Section I


      2   75 minutes for Section II

          The remaining time to respond to biographical
            questions and a brief questionnaire about
      3           educational and work history.
    New TOEIC® test:


The improved TOEIC test assesses proficiency
 by aligning questions with everyday language
 scenarios that happen in today’s workplace.
Tasks are more authentic.
Not all tasks have been changed — but some
 tasks give test-takers the opportunity to respond
 with language that is appropriate to the situation
 - how would someone at work respond in this
 particular situation?
    New TOEIC® test:



ETS has maintained the integrity and quality of
 the original TOEIC test.
The scale and score range—5 to 495 for each
 section of the test (listening and reading)—
 remains unchanged.
The difficulty range is the same.
Many of the question types are the same also.
How is the new test different?

             Listening section enhancements
               include four major changes:




A decrease in the number of photograph questions in Part 1


    The use of both recorded and written questions in
      Part 3 (conversations) and Part 4 (short talks)

        A shift from individual questions to sets of
            questions in Part 3 (conversations)

The use of different English accents, as spoken in the U.S.,
            Great Britain, Canada and Australia
How is the new test different?

            Reading section enhancements
             include three major changes:




 The elimination of Part 6 (error recognition questions)


   The addition of text completion questions (Part 6)


      The inclusion of reading sets of questions
     based on two inter-related passages (Part 7)
How is the new test different?

          The range of accents in the
         listening section of the test:




        U.S. (North American) accent


              Canadian accent


                British accent


             Australian accent
     Section I: Listening


                You'll listen to a variety of questions and
                short conversations recorded in English,
            then answer questions based on what you heard.




   Part 1             Part 2             Part 3               Part 4


                    Question
Photographs                         Conversations        Short Talks
                    Response
 (10 items)                           (30 items)          (30 items)
                    (30 items)
   Section II: Reading


              You'll read a variety of materials and
            respond at your own pace to questions
                       based on the content




   Part 5                   Part 6                     Part 7


Incomplete                  Text                  Reading
 Sentences              Completion             Comprehension
 (40 items)              (12 items)              (48 items)
          Comparison between TOEIC and new TOEIC:

                      TOEIC                                           New TOEIC

Part I                     Listening Comprehension Section 1

                 Photographs:                                       Photographs:
  1
                 20 questions                                       10 questions
             Question-Response:                                 Question-Response:
  2
                30 questions                                       30 questions

            Short Conversations:                                   Conversations:
  3            30 questions                                         30 questions
           (30 conversations, 1 question each)               (10 conversations, 3 questions each)

                 Short Talks:                                        Short Talks:
  4              20 questions                                        30 questions
           (6-9 talks, 2-4 questions each)                     (10 talks, 3 questions each)


Part II                      Reading Comprehension Section 2

           Incomplete Sentences:                              Incomplete Sentences:
  5
               40 questions                                       40 questions

              Error Recognition:                                  Text Completion:
  6                                                                 12 questions
                 20 questions                                  (4 reading sets, 3 questions each)


          Reading Comprehension:                             Reading Comprehension:
  7                                                               48 questions
               40 questions                      (single passages: 28 questions; double passages: 20 questions)
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