채점과정/점수와 레벨

채점과정

  • ㆍ정확하고 효율적인 채점을 위해 ETS 인증 Rater는 TOEIC Speaking Test와 TOEIC Writing Test 시험 별 별도 그룹으로 구분되어 운영
  • ㆍETS 인증 Rater는 채점 당일 Rating Condition을 체크하기 위해 반드시 Calibration Test에 응시
  • ㆍ기존에 채점한 답변 내용 중 무작위로 출제되는 답변 내용들을 다시 채점해야 하며 기존의 채점 결과와 정확하게 일치해야만 채점 당일 Rating에 참여 가능
  • ㆍScoring Leader(채점 총괄 책임자)와 시험 개발자들은 채점 과정을 감독 및 모니터링

점수와 레벨

TOEIC® Speaking Test 최저 1 Level ~ 최고 8 Level (0~200점)

Level Scaled Score Description
8 190 ~ 200 Typically, test takers at level 8 can create connected, sustained discourse appropriate to the typical workplace.
When they express opinions or respond to complicated requests, their speech is highly intelligible.
Their use of basic and complex grammar is good and their use of vocabulary is accurate and precise.
Test takers at level 8 can also use spoken language to answer questions and give basic information.
Their pronunciation and intonation and stress are at all times highly intelligible.
7 160 ~ 180 Typically, test takers at level 7 can create connected, sustained discourse appropriate to the typical workplace.
They can express opinions or respond to complicated requests effectively.
In extended responses, some of the following weaknesses may sometimes occur, but they do not interfere with the message:
ㆍminor difficulties with pronunciation, intonation, or hesitation when creating language
ㆍsome errors when using complex grammatical structures
ㆍsome imprecise vocabulary
Test takers at level 7 can also use spoken language to answer questions and give basic information.
When reading aloud, test takers at level 7 are highly intelligible.
6 130 ~ 150 Typically, test takers at level 6 are able to create a relevant response when asked to express an opinion or respond to a complicated request.
However, at least part of the time, the reasons for, or explanations of, the opinion are unclear to a listener.
This may be because of the following:
ㆍunclear pronunciation or inappropriate intonation or stress when the speaker must create language
ㆍmistakes in grammar
ㆍa limited range of vocabulary
Most of the time, test takers at level 6 can answer questions and give basic information.
However, sometimes their responses are difficult to understand or interpret.
When reading aloud, test takers at level 6 are intelligible.
5 110 ~ 120 Typically, test takers at level 5 have limited success at expressing an opinion or responding to a complicated request.
Responses include problems such as:
ㆍlanguage that is inaccurate, vague, or repetitive
ㆍminimal or no awareness of audience
ㆍlong pauses and frequent hesitations
ㆍlimited expression of ideas and connections between ideas
ㆍlimited vocabulary
Most of the time, test takers at level 5 can answer questions and give basic information.
However, sometimes their responses are difficult to understand or interpret.
When reading aloud, test takers at level 5 are generally intelligible.
However, when creating language, their pronunciation, intonation, and stress may be inconsistent.
4 80 ~ 100 Typically, test takers at level 4 are unsuccessful when attempting to explain an opinion or respond to a complicated request.
The response may be limited to a single sentence or part of a sentence. Other problems may include:
ㆍseverely limited language use
ㆍminimal or no audience awareness
ㆍconsistent pronunciation, stress, and intonation difficulties
ㆍlong pauses and frequent hesitations
ㆍseverely limited vocabulary
Most of the time, test takers at level 4 cannot answer questions or give basic information.
When reading aloud, test takers at level 4 vary in intelligibility.
However, when they are creating language, speakers at level 4 usually have problems with pronunciation and intonation and stress.
For more information, check the “Read Aloud Pronunciation and Intonation and Stress ratings.”
3 60 ~ 70 Typically, test takers at level 3 can, with some difficulty, state an opinion, but they cannot support the opinion.
Any response to a complicated request is severely limited.
Most of the time, test takers at level 3 cannot answer questions and give basic information.
Typically, test takers at level 3 have insufficient vocabulary or grammar to create simple descriptions.
When reading aloud, speakers at level 3 may be difficult to understand.
For more information, check the “Read Aloud Pronunciation and Intonation and Stress ratings.”
2 40 ~ 50 Typically, test takers at level 2 cannot state an opinion or support it.
They either do not respond to complicated requests or the response is not at all relevant.
In routine social and occupational interactions such as answering questions and giving basic information, test takers at level 2 are difficult to understand.
When reading aloud, speakers at level 2 may be difficult to understand.
For more information, check the “Read Aloud Pronunciation and Intonation and Stress ratings.”
1 0 ~ 30 Test takers at level 1 left a significant part of the TOEIC Speaking Test unanswered.
Test takers at level 1 may not have the listening or reading skills in English necessary to understand the test directions or the content of the test questions.

TOEIC® Writing Test 최저 1 Level ~ 최고 9 Level (0~200점)

Level Scaled Score Description
9 200 Typically, test takers at level 9 can communicate straightforward information effectively and use reasons, examples, or explanations to support an opinion.
When using reasons, examples, or explanations to support an opinion, their writing is well-organized and well-developed.
The use of English is natural, with a variety of sentence structures and appropriate word choice, and is grammatically accurate.
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, their writing is clear, coherent, and effective.
8 170 ~ 190 Typically, test takers at level 8 can communicate straightforward information effectively and use reasons, examples, or explanations to support an opinion.
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, their writing is clear, coherent, and effective.
When using reasons, examples, or explanations to support an opinion, their writing is generally good.
It is generally well-organized and uses a variety of sentence structures and appropriate vocabulary.
It may also include one of the following weaknesses:
ㆍoccasional unnecessary repetition of ideas or unclear connections between ideas
ㆍnoticeable minor grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
7 140 ~ 160 Typically, test takers at level 7 can effectively give straightforward information, ask questions, give instructions, or make requests, but are only partially successful when using reasons, examples, or explanations to support an opinion.
When attempting to explain an opinion, their writing presents relevant ideas and some support. Typical weaknesses at this level include:
ㆍnot enough specific support and development for the main points
ㆍunclear connections between the points that are made
ㆍgrammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, their writing is clear, coherent, and effective.
6 110 ~ 130 Typically, test takers at level 6 are partially successful when giving straightforward information or supporting an opinion with reasons, examples, or explanations.
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, the message omits important information or is partly unintelligible.
When attempting to explain an opinion, their writing presents relevant ideas and some support. Typical weaknesses at this level include:
ㆍnot providing enough specific support and development for the main points
ㆍunclear connections between the points that are made
ㆍgrammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
5 90 ~ 100 Typically, test takers at level 5 are at least partially successful when giving straightforward information.
However, when supporting an opinion with reasons, examples, or explanations, they are mostly unsuccessful.
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, the message omits important information or is partly unintelligible.
When attempting to explain an opinion, significant weaknesses that interfere with communication occur, such as:
ㆍnot providing enough examples, explanations, or details to support the opinion or they are inappropriate
ㆍinadequate organization or connection of ideas
ㆍlimited development of ideas
ㆍserious grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
4 70 ~ 80 Typically, test takers at level 4 have some developing ability to express an opinion and to give straightforward information.
However, communication is limited.
When attempting to explain an opinion, significant weaknesses that interfere with communication occur, such as:
ㆍnot providing enough examples, explanations, or details to support the opinion or they are inappropriate
ㆍinadequate organization or connection of ideas
ㆍlimited development of ideas
ㆍserious grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, the responses do not successfully complete the task because of
ㆍmissing information
ㆍmissing or obscure connections between sentences and/or
ㆍmany grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
At level 4, test takers have some ability to produce grammatically correct sentences, but they are inconsistent.
3 50 ~ 60 Typically, test takers at level 3 have limited ability to express an opinion and to give straightforward information.
When attempting to explain an opinion, the responses show one of the following serious flaws:
ㆍserious disorganization or underdevelopment of ideas
ㆍlittle or no detail or irrelevant specifics
ㆍserious and frequent grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
When giving straightforward information, asking questions, giving instructions, or making requests, the responses do not successfully complete the task because of:
ㆍmissing information
ㆍmissing or obscure connections between sentences and/or
ㆍmany grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
At level 3, test takers have some ability to produce grammatically correct sentences, but they are inconsistent.
2 40 Typically, test takers at level 2 have only very limited ability to express an opinion and give straightforward information.
When attempting to explain an opinion, the responses show one of the following serious flaws:
ㆍserious disorganization or underdevelopment of ideas
ㆍlittle or no detail or irrelevant specifics
ㆍserious and frequent grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
At level 2, test takers cannot give straightforward information. Typical weaknesses at this level include:
ㆍnot including any of the important information
ㆍmissing or obscure connections between ideas
ㆍfrequent grammatical mistakes or incorrect word choices
At level 2, test takers are unable to produce grammatically correct sentences.
1 0 ~ 30 Test takers at level 1 left part or parts of the TOEIC Writing Test unanswered.
Test takers at level 1 may need to improve their reading ability in order to understand the test directions and the content of test questions.