TOEIC Speaking & Writing

What is TOEIC Speaking & Writing?

TOEIC S&W is a Test of English for International Communication which focuses on Speaking and Writing. It is developed by ETS (Educational Testing Service) who also develops TOEFL and others, and administered in Cambodia by IIG Education (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.

English is the language of global opportunity. In the increasingly competitive global marketplace, employers need a workforce that can speak and write effectively across borders and cultures. The TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests are valid assessments of English-language speaking and writing skills for business. In today’s global workplace:

  • Speaking skills are important for effective presentations, face-to-face communication, meetings, videoconferencing, teleconferencing and telephone conversations.
  • Writing skills are necessary for clear, persuasive email and other types of business correspondence.

When the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests are taken together with the TOEIC Listening and Reading test, they provide a reliable measurement of all four English language communication skills. The TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests are delivered through the Internet and are available globally.

The TOEIC Speaking & Writing is suitable for the following people:

  • Job Seekers
  • Professionals, employees
  • Teachers, University students, High School students
  • Those who want to work overseas
  • Vocational students and employees

Test Format:

Speaking Section:

  • Content: 11 questions
  • Time: approximately 20 minutes
  • Score scale: 0 – 200
Questions Tasks Evaluation Criteria
1-2 Read a Test aloud
  • Pronunciation
  • Intonation and Stress
3 Describe a Picture All of above, plus

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Cohesion
4-6 Respond to questions All of above, plus

  • Relevance of content
  • Completeness of content
7-9 Respond to questions using information provided All of above
10 Propose a solution All of above
11 Express an opinion All of above

Writing Section

  • Content: 8 questions
  • Time: approximately 60 minutes
  • Score Scale: 0 – 200


Questions Tasks Evaluation Criteria
1-5 Write a sentence based on a picture
  • Grammar
  • Relevance of the sentences to the pictures
6-7 Respond to a written request
  • Quality and Variety of your sentences
  • Vocabulary
  • Organization
8 Write an opinion essay
  • Whether your opinion is supported with reasons and/or examples
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Organization