What are the best resources to study TOEIC?
The TOEIC Test is an assessment of English-language reading, listening, writing and speaking skills for the global workplace. More than 9,000 organizations in over 90 countries use the TOEIC test to prepare students for the global job market. It is also a good measure of English-language proficiency and level if you want to work abroad.
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If you want to get your English skills tested to make yourself globally compatible for education or work, you could decide to take the TOEIC exam. There are lots of ways to improve your chances of getting a good TOEIC score and plenty of useful resources to help candidates.
There are a number of books available to help students pass the TOEIC exam and do well in each part of the exam. Some focus on the English vocabulary used in today’s businesses and industry to communicate whilst others provide authentic test practice. Some examples of popular books are:
- 600 Essential words for the TOEIC
- Target TOEIC Second Edition
- Tactics For TOEIC Listening and reading test
- Cambridge ‘Target Score’
As well as books there are lots of online sites that offer free interactive questions to increase your TOEIC vocabulary bank or other useful activities that will help prepare you for TOEIC and raise your level of English. Some also provide forums where you can meet other people who are preparing for the TOEIC test so you can share experiences, swap ideas and tactics to pass the TOEIC exam. One such site is the English-test site. On the English-test site you’ll find lots of free TOEIC practise tests and questions along with vocabulary games, quizzes and grammar tests. You can find their site here:
There are also a number of TOEIC practise tests on college and university sites. Many of the examples are similar to those in the actual TOEIC test. Some of the best ones are:
Word lists can be useful resources to show which vocabulary to focus on for the exam. Lists can be downloaded from:
There are TOEIC Apps available for Android and IOS that will help you prepare by practising TOEIC questions or by listening to audio of articles to help you improve your English listening skills for TOEIC. Other apps can help you study, practice and prepare for your official TOEIC Test. Some help track your performance so that you can identify your strengths and weaknesses. This will enable students to focus more on the areas most needed in order to get the best results. Here are a list of some of the best apps.
TOEIC Test – TOEIC Practice
TOEIC Test – Improve your score
With so many useful resources available there’s no reason why you can’t get started with your preparation for TOEIC right away.
More information on the TOEIC that might help:
- TOEIC Reading
- TOEIC Listening
- TOEIC Speaking and Writing
- How to register for TOEIC?
- Why take the TOEIC?
- Use your phone to prepare for the TOEIC
How can GlobalExam help me?
GlobalExam is an online platform dedicated to test preparation in real exam conditions. Our experts regularly write new content to deliver effective training and practice opportunities. The site is very interactive – you can do TOEIC exercises and get immediate feedback. You also have the chance to do full TOEIC mock exams under timed conditions – just like in the real TOEIC test. You can review your results in the statistics tab to check your progress. You can then improve any weak areas with the help of our English vocabulary word list and grammar study sheets! You will also find several tips for your training. There’s no time to waste. Sign up for a free trial version and then the premium version to get access to all the materials you need to get a high score in the TOEIC test.
NB: We have also written an article on where to take the TOEIC in Canada,in Ireland,UK, Germany, US, Japan and Korea.