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The TOEIC® Listening and Reading test is a paper-and-pencil, multiple-choice assessment. There are two timed sections of 100 questions each. For more detailed information on test content, please see pages two and three of the TOEIC® Listening and Reading Examinee Handbook (PDF).

For information on disability accommodations, please see the Disabilities Accommodations page.

 

Section I: Listening

Test takers listen to a variety of questions and short conversations recorded in English, then answer questions based on what they have heard (100 items total).

Part 1: Photographs

Part 2: Question-Response

Part 3: Conversations

Part 4: Short Talks

 

Section II: Reading

Test takers read a variety of materials and respond at their own pace (100 items total).

Part 5: Incomplete Sentences

Part 6: Error Recognition or Text Completion

Part 7: Reading Comprehension

 

Test Length

The test takes approximately 2½ hours, with:

  • 45 minutes for Section I
  • 75 minutes for Section II

approximately 30 minutes to answer biographical questions

 
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