1. Read the audiotranscript
with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to
Write a paragraph describing why you selected an institution for
advanced study. View the accompanying Power Point presentation
on details of how to write this paragraph.
3. Write four questions
beginning with "What" when stating why an institution
was selected for advanced study, and then answer them. The question
does not have to come directly from the listening exercise.
Example: What would Indiana University provide Mary with in terms
of professionalism in accounting?
Answer: the knowledge required to achieve her ambitions
Example: What attracts you the most to the graduate curricula
at the University of Pennsylvania?
Answer: Its emphasis on developing independent research skills