TOEIC — Test of English for International Communication is an exam evaluating knowledge of the English language for participants who want to get a place at an international company where English is spoken. TOEIC exam structure has much in common with TOEFL exam, but the basic distinction between the two is their results acceptability and purposes they are looking for.
TOEFL test is designed for academic purposes: to enter a university abroad, to participate in international scientific conferences and conventions. TOEIC is aimed at English knowledge assessment for those people who are going to work in an international environment. This exam enables to evaluate the skills of presentation-making, of participation in business negotiations and meetings by using the English language, TOEIC certificate is necessary for those people who want to build their successful career in international business sphere.
Facts about TOEIC
|The number of parts||4|
|The frequency of examination||~ 1 in a month|
|Exam results assessmnet time||3–4 weeks|
|Exam certificate validity||2 years|
|Place of examination||150 countries|
|University entrance||MBASome business schools|
|Official site||The TOEIC® Tests|
|Year of foundation||1979|