From June 1st, 2019 onwards, there will be two important updates made to the administration procedures for theTOEIC® Speaking and Writing tests.
One change is related to note-taking. Up until now, taking note during the administration of the TOEIC® Speaking and Writing tests were forbidden. Effective June 1st, 2019 note taking will now be allowed during the test administrations.
In addition to this, there will also be changes to the preparation times during the TOEIC® Speaking test. These extended preparation times will be effective for all TOEIC® Speaking test forms starting June 1st.
You can refer to the TOEIC® Speaking and Writing tests Examinee Handbook for more information.