The TOEIC® Listening and Reading public testing happens at the ITTCI offices the first Monday of every month at 1:30 p.m.

The TOEIC® Speaking and Writing public testing happens at the ITTCI offices the second Monday of every month at 1:30 p.m.

For both evaluations you need to reserve your spot in advance. Please call +(503)2228-5039 or write to us at for reservations.

Once your reservation is confirmed, you can come into our office the day of the evaluation half hour before, bring an official picture ID (DUI or passport) and a N.2 graphite pencil.

Evaluation dates for TOEIC® Listening and Reading 2015:

July 6, 2015

August 3, 2015

September 7, 2015

October 5, 2015

November 9, 2015

December 7, 2015

Evaluation dates for TOEIC® Speaking and Writing 2015:

July 13, 2015

August 10, 2015

September 14, 2015

October 12, 2015

November 16, 2015

December 14, 2015

TOEIC® its a pen and paper test, it has 200 multiple choice question and consists in 2 parts:
1) Audition comprehension
2) Reading comprehension

Part I: Audition comprehension

This part lasts 45 minutes and has 100 questions provided in an Audio CD which has 4 type of questions. The candidates will hear a variety of affirmations, questions, small conversations and then will answer according to what they heard.

Part I: 20 photo based questions
Part II: 30 questions on small conversations based on questions and answers
Part III: 30 questions based on small conversations
Part IV: 20 questions based on small monologues

Part II: Reading comprehension

This part lasts 75 minutes and has 100 questions. The candidates will read a variety of materials and will answer accordingly. This consists on 3 types of questions:

Part V: 40 questions based on incomplete sentences
Part VI: 20 questions based on error corrections
Part VII: 40 questions based on reading comprehension

The candidates will answer the questions by marking the letters (A), (B), (C) o (D) with a pencil in the answer sheet. Even though the real time of the test is about 2 hours, the candidates will need an extra time to enter the personal information in the answer sheet. So they will have about 2 hours and a half to take the test.

Institutions and Corporations

From small companies to big multinational businesses use TOEIC® to:

  • Recruit, promote and place employees
  • Select employees who will receive special training for the English language
  • Implement an standard evaluation method in each area of the multinational companies
  • Define a score according to the required level on the English language according to the company position
  • Measure the progress of the employees who are taking an English training course.

Universities and Educative Centers

The universities and educational centers on a national and international level use TOEIC® to:

  • Evaluate the progress and quality of their English programs
  • Locate the adecuate learning level of the students
  • Measure the progress of their students
  • Select participants to the realization of professional practices
  • Give the students an English certification with a world wide recognition, which can help them as a tool to apply to scholarships on other countries or position themselves better in a the professional world.
  • To be used as a graduation requisite

Personal Evaluations

If you want to use TOEIC® as a personal evaluation we recommend it to:

  • Be able to use it in your resume a world wide recognized certification which will guarantee the mastery of the English language on the professional world.
  • Apply to better positions in your industry or company or in international opportunities.
  • Obtain a certification at the end of an English training
  • Certify your level of the English language
The test is used for the daily needs of the working life. The lectures and examples are designed in a way that will include the different variations of the people who use it in a day to day basis in the professional area in several parts of the world.

The questions will represent certain situations such as:

Business in General: Contracts, negotiations, marketing, selling, business plans and conferences.

Manufacturing: Factory management, ensemble lines, quality control.

Financess & Budgeting: Banks, investing, taxing, accounting, and more.

Corporate Development: Research and development of a product

Office: Directive meetings, committees, letters, phone, fas, emails, equipment, office equipment, office procedures.

Human Resources: Personal selection, recruitment, hiring, retirement, job inquiries and job offers.

Real Estate: Construction, specs, buying, rental, electrical services and more.

Traveling: Trains, jets, cabs, buses, ships, ferries, tickets, schedules, airport announcement, car rental and hotel booking.

Dining outside: Business and informal, banquettes, receptions, restaurant reservations.

Entertainment: Movie theaters, theaters, music, art, communication media.

Health: Medical insurance, doctor meetings, clinics and hospitals.

The topics provide the context of the questions which will appear on the exam. The candidates don’t need to have an specialized or technical knowledge, just the one that a normal person would use on a day to day basis.

Educational Testing Service (ETS) developed the TOEIC® test in 1979 thanks to the petition of the International Commerce and Industry Ministry in Japan. As the years passed by, the test TOEIC® was adopted in many countries until it became the international standard to evaluate the English language skills in the professional world. In the present, the TOEIC® exam is being used by 14,000+ companies, government organizations and English learning programs in over 150 countries, and anually there’s more than 8 million people taking the test.

ETS, an non profit organization, promotes the quality and equality of the education on a world scale creating evaluations based on a rigorous investigation. ETS develops, provided and qualifies over more than 50 millions of test anually, such as the TOEFL®, TOEIC®, GRE®, Subject Tests & The Praxis Series™ in over 180 countries, in 9000+ educational centers all over the world.

TOEIC® is not the kind of test that you can pass or fail, since the results will indicate the your English language level and how good you’re in the working space.

However, companies can use the TOEIC® evaluation to establish their own standards and ask for a minimal score in the TOEIC® test according to the needs of the position needed at work.

This doesn’t mean that a person can pass or fail the TOEIC® test, it simply means that a person can comply or not with the requirements of an specific institution in particular.

Each candidate will use a pencil to select their answers in the answer sheet which will be scanned. The answers and the information of the candidate will be read by an optical scanner and will be recorded by the TEAM (TOEIC® English Assessment Management) system.

The TEAM system has been developed to record all the information in the test (including identity and answers). The scanner will also create and use comparison reports for the people who are taking the test.

The results will be determined by the number of correct answers the candidate has. The number of correct responses in each part, audition and reading, then it will be converted to a number from 5 to 495. The total score will be obtained by adding the score of the audition and reading TOEIC® test in a scale between 10 and 990.

There’s no penalization for bad answers.

After the exam score, the results will be reported to the contractor or the educational institute of the candidates. If you have taken the test by yourself you will have to retrieve your results in the ITTCI offices.

The results will be reported in a “result curriculum” format and it can be used for internal or personal purposes. However, if the candidate or company decides to use the score for external purposes, you can ask for an Official Certificate at an aditional cost.

  • It its reliable and objective: It doesn’t matter the format of the test, the results are always precise and consistent. The candidate can always compare the obtained results in the present with previous scores and compare their progress.
  • It has a reasonable cost: TOEIC® has a good price for companies, groups, students and independent persons.
  • It’s easy to manage: TOEIC® it’s an accessible test since it’s easy to manage according to the demand that it has.
If you take the test through an intermediate institution, this will receive your results and will inform you of them. Our institutional clients will receive the results in a 5 day period. If you take the test independently, meaning, without an institution to guide you, you will receive the results in 24 hours.
TOEFL® its designed for the people who speak English as a second language and need to present an evaluation of their knowledge of the English language at an academic level to enter an university in the United States or another country.

On the other hand, TOEIC® evaluates and certifies the knowledge of the English language of an individual in the working space. Since the 2 tests has different purposes, the contents, design, and levels of the language each one evaluates are different.

Even though the content of the test it’s the same as the TOEFL® test, it’s important to know tha the TOEFL ITP® can’t be used for the same purpose as the TOEFL®.

The TOEFL® test is being used for admission processes in higher educational institutes. On the other hand the TOEFL ITP® test consist only for the internal use of the academic institution to evaluate the level of the English language of the students.

The TOEFL ITP® requires pencil and paper and it has 140 multiple choice questions. The time to take the test is about 2 hours, additionally you will need the extra time to fill your personal information before the test.

The test has 3 evaluation parts:

• Audition Comprehension: it measures the capacity of the student to understand English in the academic environment. Including short and long conversations, small talks and small conferences.

• Written structure and expression: It measures the capacity of the student to recognize structure and grammar of the English language.

• Reading: It measures the capacity to read and understand small paragraph at a college level.

The TOEFL ITP® has a convenient and accessible evaluation of the English language for:

•    High schools
•    Technical Institutions and colleges
•    English programs
•    Governments
•    Organizations

To pass the TOEFL ITP® test for the world wide standard, the candidate must have a minimum of 500 points, it’s necessary to remind that the score can change depending on the institute who’s asking for it.
The TOEIC Bridge requires the use of pencil and paper, and it has 100 multiple choice questions. The time needed is about 1 hour and a half, but you will need extra time to fill in your personal information before the test and following the instructions of the manager.

The test has 2 parts: Audition comprehension and reading comprehension.

  1. Audition Comprehension Part: The candidates will listen to recordings with affirmations, questions, small conversation and small talks in English and will have 50 questions based on what they’re listening. There are 3 parts:
    • Part 1: Photos (15 questions)
    • Part 2: Question – Answer (20 questions)
    • Part 3: Small conversations (15 questions)
  1. Reading Comprehension Part: The candidates will read sentences and paragraphs and then they will answer 50 questions based on the readings. There are 2 parts.
    • Part 4: incomplete sentences (30 questions)
    • Part 5: reading comprehension (20 questions)
The test is used by a huge variety of companies, from small businesses to multinational businesses, besides there are a lot of government agencies and learning centers for the English language.

TOEIC Bridge™ helps individuals, businesses and educational institutes to:

• Position:
 Positions the people in the right level if the learning course.

• Show your progress: The mastery of the candidate or a group can be measured in time, using the TOEIC Bridgetest multiple times to monitor the level of the individual or the group.

Effectiveness of the evaluation program: When the TOEIC Bridgeis given at the beginning of a learning program of the English language, the increment of the score can be used to evaluate the effectiveness of a program.

Personal activities: daily routine, free time activities.

Entertainment: Movie theaters, theaters, music, art, museums, games.

Social activities: family, friends, relatives

Business in general: sales, conferences, training, dates, publicity.

Health: doctor consultations, physical state

Home/Property: Buy and sell, repairs

Office: letters, phone, fax, email, office, working procedures

News: TV and newspapers

Academic: Classes, lectures, teachers, books, exercises, subjects.

Travel: Transportation, tickets, schedules, traveling situations, car rental, hotels

TOEIC Bridge™ is not the kind of test you can pass or fail, since the results can only say how good you’re at communicating with other people in English in the working space at the beginner and medium level.

However, the institutions can use the TOEIC Bridge™ test to establish their own level of standards which will require a certain minimum of points in the test. This doesn’t mean that a person can fail or pass the test, only means that either you can comply or not with the standards of the institution who’s asking for the score.

The TFI™ is being used by companies, language programs and government organizations to:

  • Hire, recruit or promote employees
  • Select employees for the French language training
  • Define goals and required language level
  • Measure the progress of the student and their mastery of the language after a French program
  • Establish a reliable standard for the levels of French language required inside an organization