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Content and Settings for the TOEFL ITP Tests

Academic Topics

  • Arts: fine arts, crafts, theater, dance, architecture, literature, music, film, photography
  • Humanities: history, political science, government, philosophy, law
  • Life Sciences: paleontology, biochemistry, animal behavior, ecology, anatomy, physiology, genetics, health science, biology, agriculture
  • Physical Sciences: geology, astronomy, chemistry, geology, earth science, engineering, meteorology, energy, technology, oceanography, physics
  • Social Sciences: anthropology, sociology, education, geography, archaeology, psychology, economics, business, management, marketing, communications

Campus-life Topics

  • Classes: class schedules, class requirements, library references, assignments (papers, presentations, readings), professors, studying, field trips
  • Campus administration: registration, housing on and off campus, study abroad, internships, university policies
  • Campus activities: clubs, committees, social events

General Topics

  • Business: management, offices, official documents, law
  • Environment: weather, nature, climate, environment
  • Food: types of food, restaurants
  • Language and communication: mail, email, telephone use, leaving messages, requests for information
  • Media: TV, newspapers, Internet
  • Objects: descriptions of objects, equipment
  • Personal: family members, friends, health, emotions, physical characteristics, daily routines
  • Planning and time management: future events, invitations, personal schedules
  • Purchases: clothing, shopping, banking, money
  • Recreation: sports, games, concerts, plays, art, books, photography, music, parties and gatherings, public lectures
  • Transportation: travel, driving, parking, public transportation, travel reservations
  • Workplace: applying for a job, on-campus employment, work schedules