TOEIC of English: Spain ranked 17th in the world ranking
Spain occupies the 17th position in the world ranking of people who have come to the English test TOEIC, according to the results of the tests for obtaining this international aptitude certificate made in 49 countries around the world. In this competition, it is worth highlighting the increasing level of Spain in English proficiency, already above the global average.
The TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) is the official certification of English language most used in the world and the one that has the highest recognition. As official title is Recognized in more than 180 countries and more than 14,000 companies and 9,000 educational organizations validate it as the most optimal test of verification of a person's English language ability.
In Spain there are more than 45,000 tests per year
The main IBEX companies have incorporated the TOEIC to its selection and internal measurement processes. As well as the main universities for the attainment of the Degree for their students.
TOEIC has the recognition of institutions such as the CRUE (Conference of Rectors of Spanish Universities), ACLES (Association of Language Centers of Higher Education), as well as all the Spanish public universities assume TOEIC as a valid accreditation to obtain a university degree, access to a master's degree and graduate programs.
A paused analysis of these results worldwide on the profile of participants in the TOEIC exams tells us that "in Spain we are fully aware of the importance of English in our lives, we have been betting for years on their learning and our competitive nature places us in front of the best tools to do it, the TOEIC test continues to prove the most rigorous, valued and effective method to achieve this purpose ", says Luis Cillero, Marketing and Sales Manager South Europe of Capman Testing Solutions, exclusive official distributor of TOEIC and TOEFL for Spain and Portugal.
Other conclusions about the results of this report confirm the growth of TOEIC as the most reliable certification method in Spain. The growth of the candidates of this test during the last years is not only quantifiable by volume but by the high degree of commitment to learning they show, since, for example, 81% of the TOEIC certificate applicants have studied English at less for six years and 11% have resided for at least six months in an English-speaking native country.
As for the profile of these applicants, the study shows that students are the group most involved in obtaining the most prestigious certification in this language, they are still employed full time by companies from various sectors concerned about their professional growth (36%) and lastly, people who have submitted to the exam in the process of finding a job (27%).
In what else does TOEIC stand out?
- Professional scoring method. The TOEIC test is not approved or suspended. As a test, it is able to give a detailed score of the level of each candidate according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1).
- International test:. TOEIC is the most recognized English certificate in the world and the most used in professional environments.
- Specificity. The exam is divided into 2 groups of skills (skills) that score independently. On the one hand, Listening & Reading, and on the other, Speaking & Writing. In addition, by its configuration, TOEIC allows to repeat one of the parts of the exam without having to redo the complete test in case of not reaching the desired level.