Exercise 142

Asking work-related questions beginning with “How” on one’s professional and /or research experiences

工作方面問題 /介紹研究及工作經驗


1. How were you able to cope ___ the stress of working in the intensively competitive environment of your previous employment?

A. by
B. with 
C. through


2. How did you learn ___ your previous work to evaluate a project's financial plan?

A. of
B. by
C. in 


3. How did you actively engage in the projects that you participated in ____ working for an electronics company?

A. through
B. during
C. while 

4. How were you able to strengthen your analytical skills ___ the company that you worked for?

A. to
B.  in 
C. by


5. How did you develop your interest in designing semiconductor products while working ___ DEF Corporation?

A. across/although
B. to/by
C. for/at  


6. How did you become so determined to devote yourself ___ a career in nursing?

A. from
B. to 
C. by


7.How were you able to secure a good position within the company ___ such a relatively short time?

A. in 
B. with
C. for

8.  How did you first learn ______ the company for which you are seeking employment?

A. to
B. about
C. from


9. How were you able to continually refine your professional skills ___ the company where you worked at previously?

A. that
B. which
C. at 

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Further practice can be found in Unit 5 of Writing Effective Employment Application Statements by Ted Knoy.