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Product Purpose Evaluate English proficiency for the global workplace Evaluate English proficiency for those pursuing academic studies
Primary Uses For corporations
  • To make decisions about recruiting, promoting and deploying employees overseas
  • To determine readiness to participate in technical training conducted in English
  • To demonstrate learning progress in corporate training
For English-language programs/schools, especially for academic-track students
  • Placement test
  • Assessment of progress from beginning to end of course
  • Measurement of program effectiveness
  • Exit test and measurement of readiness for academic programs
Other Uses
  • For English-language programs/schools, especially business-track students
    • Placement test
    • Assessment of progress from beginning to end of course
    • Measurement of program effectiveness
    • Exit test
  • Practice for secure TOEIC test
  • Professional credential
  • For institutions of higher education
    • To fulfill language requirement or graduation requirement
    • To screen for scholarship and exchange programs
  • Practice for the TOEFL test or other multiple-choice tests
  • Professional credential
Who takes the test?
  • Employees in international corporations
  • Job applicants
  • Students in business, vocational and trade schools, community colleges
  • Students in the business track of English-language programs/schools
  • Students in the academic track of English-language programs/schools
  • Students in colleges or universities that have a language requirement
  • Applicants to scholarship and exchange programs
Who uses the results?
  • Training managers
  • Human resources managers
  • Recruiters
  • Employees
  • English-language programs/schools
  • English-language programs/schools
  • College and university administrators
  • Directors of scholarship and exchange programs
  • Students
Formats and proficiency levels tested
  • TOEIC Bridge™ — high beginning to intermediate
  • TOEIC test — low intermediate to advanced
  • Level 1 (TOEFL ITP tests) — low intermediate to advanced
  • Level 2 (Pre-TOEFL tests) — high beginning to intermediate
Language context Language used in the global workplace Language used in academic contexts
Test format 200 multiple-choice questions 140 multiple-choice questions
Score scale 10 – 990 Total
  • 5 – 495 Listening Comprehension
  • 5 – 495 Reading Comprehension
310 – 677 Total
  • 30 – 68 Listening Comprehension
  • 30 – 68 Structure and Written Expression (grammar)
  • 30 – 67 Reading Comprehension
Administration time 120 minutes 115 minutes
Administration
  • Available on demand for any date
  • Multiple forms for testing throughout the year
  • 2 forms of security
    • semi-secure — administered on-site by own staff, trained by TOEIC staff
    • secure — administered on-site by TOEIC staff

Note: Maximum security TOEIC Open Test available in some countries.

  • Available on demand for any date
  • Multiple forms for testing throughout the year
  • 1 form of security
    • semi-secure — administered on-site by institution staff

Note: Maximum security TOEFL test available in over 130 countries.

Score reports
  • Individual score reports
  • Score roster
  • Certificates (for an additional fee)
  • Individual score reports
  • Institution score reports and roster
Turnaround time for score reports
  • Usually 3 – 5 days
  • Rush reporting on request for an additional fee
  • Usually 3 – 5 days (7 days in the U.S.)
  • Rush reporting on request for an additional fee
Test prep Available from Hopkins International Partners.
  • 30 Days to the TOEIC Test (Book and Audio CDs)
  • TOEIC Official Test Preparation Guide — 2nd Edition (Book and Audio CDs)
Available on Hopkins International Partners.
  • Sample question
  • Coming Soon! New ITP Sample Text Kit with CD
 
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