The TOEIC is an English language proficiency test for people whose native language is not English.

It measures the English skills of people working in an international environment. Everyday working and conversational English is used for the TOEIC, specialised business or technical vocabulary is not required. TOEIC scores indicate how well people can communicate in English with others in business, commerce and industry, and are widely used by clients from that sector wishing to test competence levels. It is a two-hour, multiple-choice test. A further half hour is needed for administration. There are 200 questions, divided into two sections:

Listening Section

Approximately 45 minutes There are 100 listening comprehension questions on compact disc. You listen to a variety of statements, questions, short conversations, and short talks recorded in English, then you answer the questions.

Reading Section

Approximately 75 minutes There are 100 reading questions consisting of three types.You read a variety of materials and answer at your own pace.

Speaking Section

Approximately 20 minutes There are 11 Speaking questions that measure various aspects of your speaking ability. For each question, you will be given specific directions, including the time allowed for preparing and speaking your response. (Please email toeic@crown.ac.nz directly if you wish to take TOEIC Speaking and Writing exam)

Writing Section

Approximately 60 minutes There are 8 questions. For

each question, you will be given specific directions, including the time allowed for writing.(Please email toeic@crown.ac.nz directly if you wish to take TOEIC Speaking and Writing exam)

Who can take the test?

Any non-native speaker may take the test. There is no limit to the number of times you may take the test, but you may not sit the test more than once in any four-week period. You do not have to be a Crown student.

How do I prepare?

TOEIC offers an Official Learning and Preparation Course (OLPC).

You can take the TOEIC OLPC Placement Test online. This provides some more free testing experience to help you feel more comfortable when sitting the test. Click HERE to take the test.

Test Dates:

Reading and Listening - Fridays
Jan 27 2018
Feb 24 2018
March 24 2018
April 21 2018
May  26 2018
June 23 2018
July 21 2018
August 25 2018
September 22 2018
October 20 2018
November  24 2018
December  15 2018