Tactics for TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests Pack

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Tactics for TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests Pack

Tactics-focused preparation for the TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests

Format: Mixed media format

In-class or self-study, prepare to succeed in the TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests with this ETS-authorized course containing official TOEIC® test items.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-452952-5

Tactics for TOEIC® Speaking and Writing Tests equips students with the test-taking and language skills needed to get a high score in the computer-based test. A variety of tips, tactics and language building activities, reinforced with plenty of practice, helps students to do well. The course is authorized by ETS and contains official TOEIC® test items.

This pack includes:

  • Student's Book
  • Key and Tapescripts Booklet
  • Class Audio CDs (2)

Key features

  • Tactics, tips and language building activities, reinforced with plenty of practice, to help students do well in the computer-based test
  • Sample Speaking and Writing tests with screenshots of official TOEIC® questions to familiarize students with the test format and how it looks on screen
  • Real students' responses to sample test tasks, accompanied by the examiners' scores and comments
  • Guidelines on scoring the test and interpreting scores to measure students' level of ability
  • Understanding natural English sections to improve fluency and help students sound more like a native speaker
  • Timed mini-tests, featuring official test questions, to review what students have learnt and give them more test-taking practice
  • Word lists and quizzes to help students understand and remember the vocabulary
  • Pack contains a Student's Book, two Audio CDs and a pull-out Key and Tapescripts Booklet, making it ideal for self-study
  • Suitable for a wide range of levels


The Students Book is divided into two sections; the first focusing on the TOEIC® Speaking Test and the second on the TOEIC® Writing Test, with 20 units in total, each covering one part of the test.

"Test tips" provide important information about the test and how to tackle it, with associated language building tasks (vocabulary and grammar) and test-taking tactics.

These tactics are practised using activities which follow the same format as the actual test, and there's a mini-test for each test part, under realistic timed considitons and using official ETS TOEIC® material.

The 'Using natural English' feature helps to raise awareness of native-like intonation, stress and patterns, to improve fluency.

Self-study material, quizzes and extension activities are also included.


  • "Tactics for TOEIC® is light years ahead in terms of visual appeal, user friendliness and accessibility of exercises to prepare the skills." Simon Yates, corporate trainer, major multinational company, Japan. "Tactics for TOEIC® immediately struck me as a well-structured, attractive, and easy-to-use book ... It has a good variety of activities and I was especially impressed by the "learn by doing" section as an alternative/supplement to the usual test practice exercises common in most TOEIC® preparation books."
    - Benedict Rowlett, Meiji University, Japan