About the TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test

The TOEIC L&R directly measures the ability of nonnative speakers of English to listen and read in English in the global workplace.

What is the TOEIC L&R?

What is the TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test?

Here is a brief introduction of the TOEIC L&R, including a general description, principles and history.

TOEIC L&R Format

TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test Format

The TOEIC L&R is an objective test administered simultaneously, using an answer sheet to fill in 200 multiple choice questions in a total of 2 hours, made up of Listening (100 questions, 45 minutes) and Reading (100 questions, 75 minutes) sections.

Test Results

Test Results

Results of the TOEIC L&R are shown as a “Score” ranging from total of 10 to 990, rather than as Pass/Fail.


Informational Publications

Special Feature
Changing English education in university
-To English education that would develop the foundation for cultivating global human resources,
Global Human Resource Development Forum- IIBC’s efforts to cultivate global leaders

Research Publications & Reports

TOEIC® Listening & Reading Test Data


TOEIC Program DATA & ANALYSIS shows various TOEIC L&R data, TOEIC Bridge Test data and TOEIC S&W data in graph and chart format.

TOEIC Score of Successful STEP Test (The Society for Testing)(PDFファイル 246KB)

A questionnaire was given to the examinees of the 86th TOEIC L&R (SP) held in September 2001.

Trends Survey of TOEIC L&R Utilization 2007(PDFファイル 188KB)

The data shown here is in the form of translated excerpts from “Trends Survey of TOEIC L&R Utilization 2007”in the business and academic arenas, published in August 2007 (only available in Japanese). There were 345 companies and 306 educational institutions those responded to the survey, which were conducted in January 2007 and November 2006 respectively.


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