Common TOEIC Vocabulary Topics

TOEIC test: Common TOEIC Vocabulary Topics

It is hard for people to improve their vocabulary for TOEIC test. And there are not many books really giving the TOEIC test takers the right book to improve their vocabulary. In this post, we are going to share the most common TOEIC vocabulary topics, so that you will know where and how to start improve your vocabulary for the TOEIC test.

What are Common TOEIC Vocabulary Topics?

Let’s just reconfirm what the TOEIC is. TOEIC stands for the Test of English for International Communication. It is an English test designed specifically to measure the everyday business English skills of non-native English speakers who work in international settings and situations. It also allows employers to make hiring decisions, promotions, or transfers depending on job seekers’ qualifications and English proficiency. The TOEIC questions are based on a variety of real-world working environment: 

  1. Corporate Development – research, product development
  2. Dining Out – business lunches, banquets, receptions, reservations
  3. Entertainment – cinema, music, art, exhibitions, museums, media
  4. Finance and Budgeting – banking, investments, taxes, accounting, billing
  5. General Business – contracts, negotiations, mergers, marketing, sales, invoicing, warranties, business planning, conferences,
    labor relations
  6. Health Care – medical insurance, visits to doctors /dentists, clinics, hospitals
  7. Housing/Corporate Property – construction, specifications, buying and renting, electric and gas services
  8. Human Resources – recruiting, hiring, retiring, promoting, job applications, job advertisements, salaries, pensions, awards
  9. Manufacturing- assembly lines, plant management, quality control
  10. Office – procedures, board meetings, committees, letters, memos, telephone, fax, and e-mail messages, equipment
  11. Purchasing – shopping, shipping
  12. Technical Areas – electronics, technology, computers, laboratories and related equipment, technical specifications
  13. Travel – trains, airplanes, taxis, buses, ships, ferries, tickets, schedules, station and airport announcements, car rentals, hotels, reservations, delays, and cancellations

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