1. Read the audiotranscript
with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to
Write a paragraph describing your academic background and achievements.
View the accompanying Power Point presentation on details of how
to write this paragraph.
3. Write four questions
beginning with "Which" when asking someone about their
academic background and achievements, and then answer them. The
question does not have to come directly from the listening exercise.
Example: Which masters degree program has Nancy decided to complete?
Answer: A masters degree program in International Finance
Example: Which university did you receive your bachelor's degree
in Food Science?
Answer: Purdue University
4.Ask a person two
questions beginning with "Which" about his or her academic background
and achievements. Write down each question and its one or two
sentence reply. You can select from among the following questions
from the above listening exercise as models for the questions
that you ask:
Which conferences did Becky attend?
Which National Science Council research projects did Becky participate
in during graduate school?
Which work received considerable praise?
Which topics did Becky study in the research projects that she
Which stage of the National Science Council research projects
did Becky participate in?
Which university did Becky participate in several National Science
Council research projects?
Which research group did Becky belong to while participating in
National Science Council research projects?
Which professor supervised the research group that Becky belonged
Which professor supervised Becky her while she wrote her master's
Which masters degree program has Becky decided to complete?