1. Read the audiotranscript
with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to
Write a paragraph describing your research and/or professional
experiences. If you do not have any, then write a paragraph describe
those of someone else. View the accompanying Power Point presentation
on details of how to write this paragraph.
3. Write four questions
beginning with "What" when asking someone about their
their research and professional experiences, and then answer them.
The question does not have to come directly from the listening
Example: What did Julie do while working on her bachelor's degree?
Answer: She joined the Food Safety Laboratory
Example: What do you enjoy the most about your current employment?
Answer: The opportunity to come into contact with individuals
from diverse backgrounds
4. Ask a person
two questions beginning with "What" about his or her work or research
experiences. 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
What institute at National Taiwan University did Julie study at?
What organization did Julie work for while pursuing her bachelor's
What part time work did Julie take while working on her bachelor's
What skills did Julie's studies at the Institute of Food Research
at National Taiwan Normal University provide her with?
What did Julie do while working on her bachelor's degree?
What was Julie responsible for while working at the Food Safety
What work experiences did Julie have while working on her bachelor's
What did Julie learn from her work at the Food Safety Laboratory?
What practical skills did Julie develop while working at the Food
What was the relation between Julie's undergraduate studies and
her work at the Food Safety Laboratory?