TOEIC Bridge

TOEIC Bridge

Written by Administrator on 17 June 2010.

Success starts with the TOEIC Bridge Test

Designed to measure the emerging listening and reading English-language skills of beginning learners, the TOEIC Bridge test is the perfect place to start on the path to success.

Language schools, colleges, universities, corporations and government agencies worldwide use the TOEIC Bridge test. Each year the test is taken by:

  • beginning and mid-level learners of English
  • students at colleges, universities and language schools
  • entry-level workers and first-time job seekers

Developed by ETS, this test is based on more than 40 years of English-language assessment experience worldwide.With the demand for English-language skills growing worldwide, the ability to communicate in English is the key to success in school or at work.

bridgUse of the Bridge Test

  • For professionals who require a rudimentary knowledge of English at their workplace
  • As part of training programs in companies, to both assess and encourage beginners to set and attain language learning goals
  • For students who are in the first stage of a language course
  • In secondary schools and technical schools as an external and impartial tool to measure language skills
  • As a developmental tool that can be administered a number of times to assess the progress of the candidate in English language learning
  • As a tool to measure instructional effectiveness – the scores of all students pursuing a particular language course can be examined to analyses the quality of the course itself.
  • The Bridge test has proved to be a good motivational tool to encourage beginners to proceed to the next level.

TOEIC Bridge™ Test Content

The Two Main Test Sections:

Listening Comprehension

Test takers will listen to recorded statements, questions, short conversations and short talks in English via audio cassette or CD and answer 50 questions based on what they hear. There are 3 parts:

  • Part 1: Photographs (15 questions)
  • Part 2: Question-Response (20 questions)
  • Part 3: Short Conversations and Short Talks (15 questions)

This section will take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Reading

Test takers will read single sentences as well as texts and then answer 50 questions based on what they read. There are 2 parts:

  • Part 4: Incomplete Sentences (30 questions)
  • Part 5: Reading Comprehension (20 questions)

This section will take approximately 35 minutes to complete.The TOEIC Bridge test is a paper-and-pencil test that measures a test takers ability to listen and read everyday English. It is composed of 100 multiple-choice questions and takes approximately 90 minutes, with 60 minutes to complete test questions and 30 minutes to complete a brief questionnaire about the test taker's educational and work history.

For more information please visit www.ets.org/toeicbridge/.