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TOEIC Writing Test

Part Two of the TOEIC Speaking and Writing Test


TOEIC Writing Test

The TOEIC Writing Test is the second part of the TOEIC Speaking and Writing Exam, which is different from the TOEIC Listening and Reading Test. So what's on the TOEIC Speaking Test? Read on for the TOEIC Writing details, provided by Nandi Campbell with Amideast.

Like the TOEIC Speaking exam, the TOEIC Writing Test is designed to measure a person’s ability to communicate in written English in the context of daily life and the global workplace. The test is composed of eight tasks and takes approximately one hour to complete.

The tasks in the TOEIC Writing Test are organized to support the following three claims about test taker performance:

  • The test taker can produce well-formed sentences, including both simple and complex sentences.
  • The test taker can produce multisentence-length text to convey straightforward information, questions, instructions, narratives, etc.
  • The test taker can produce multiparagraph-length text to express complex ideas, using reasons, evidence, and extended explanations as appropriate.

    How is the TOEIC Writing Test Scored?

    How to Write a Great TOEIC Essay

    What's On the TOEIC Writing Test?

    QuestionTaskEvaluation Criteria
    1-5Write a sentence based on a pictureGrammar, relevance of the sentences to the pictures
    6-7Respond to a written requestQuality and variety of sentences, vocabulary, organization
    8Write an opinion essayWhether the opinion is supported with reasons and examples, grammar
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