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:
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.
Approximately 75 minutes There are 100 reading questions consisting of three types.You read a variety of materials and answer at your own pace.
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.
Approximately 60 minutes There are 8 questions. For each question, you will be given specific directions, including the time allowed for writing.
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.
Where & When?
TOEIC Tests are held at Crown Institute of Studies.Reading and Listening Test is held at 1:00 pm on Fridays. Please report to reception on level 3 (the ground floor) of 80 Anzac Avenue at 12:45 pm.
From 24th October Speaking and Writing Test is held on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm. Please report to reception on level 3 (the ground floor) of 80 Anzac Avenue at 4:30 pm
You MUST bring your passport, a passport photo, a pencil (non-mechanical) and an eraser.
Parking: There is a Wilson parking building near Crown at 57-73 Anzac Ave.
Public Transport: Many bus stops and the Britomart Train station are within walking distance as Crown is located in the central business district of Auckland City. For more information on public transport in Auckland check out the AT website.
For testing in other locations, please see the full list of TOEIC Public Test Centres.
Note that it’s also possible to take the TOEIC (Speaking & Writing) at Crown. For more information, please click HERE for more information.
Fees for the TOEIC:
We receive the results by email within one week of the test. The score reports and certificates arrive at Crown within two weeks. We post them on as soon as we received them. Please note that we do not send your score report to overseas.
To enquire about testing at Crown, please contact us by phone or email.
If you have any concerns or issues contacting our centre, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about TOEIC testing.