A guide to planning and executing a TOEIC preparation course

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Edward Sarich, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture

In response to the increasing reliance on the TOEIC as a measure of English proficiency in the private sector, many Japanese universities have begun offering courses designed specifically to raise TOEIC scores. This paper examines some of the relevant research on meta-cognitive TOEIC strategies as well as offers some practical tips for designing and teaching a TOEIC course.