The TOEIC speaking section includes 11 different questions and you will have around 20 minutes to complete the section. The score scale is 0 to 200. The key factors in this section are to speak clearly and answer each question.
Let’s take a look at the type of questions you will see when taking the TOEIC speaking section.
The first two questions will ask you to read a text out loud based on the text you will be provided on your computer screen. You will have 45 seconds to complete the reading.
Tip: Calmly read the text you are given, do not rush when reading the text. It’s a good idea to prepare reading out loud and record yourself before taking the exam.
Third question will ask you to describe an image; you will have 45 seconds to complete your speech.
Tip: You will be given 30 seconds to prepare your response, make sure you study the image during this time and look for key details.
Fourth, fifth and sixth question will ask you to respond to different questions You are given 15 seconds to complete the first and second question and 30 seconds for the remaining question.
Tip: You will not have any preparation time for these questions so speak without hesitation on whatever comes to your mind regarding the question. Remember there is no right or wrong answer, what matters is how well you are able to answer the questions.
Question seven, eight and nine will ask you to respond to questions using information provided from the test. You will be given 30 seconds to look over the information before answering the questions. The time limit to answer is 30 seconds for question 7 and 8. The last question (9) will have a time limit of 30 seconds.
Tip: The key to these questions is to back up any statements you make with the information has been provided
Question ten will ask you to propose a solution to a problem. You will be given 60 seconds to share your solution.
Tip: Make sure you show that you have recognized the problem and keep your solution simple enough that you can share it within the time frame
The last question (11) will ask you to give your opinion on a topic. You will be given 60 seconds to share your opinion.
Tip: There is no right or wrong answer, just make sure you that you provide your reasoning for your opinion.
That covers the TOEIC speaking test, we hope our guide has helped you feel more familiar on what to expect from the TOEIC speaking section.
We wish you best of luck on your TOEIC exam!