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 "Why" 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: Why do you want to apply to the Department of Information
Science at MIT?
Answer: Because of the faculty's frequent publications in prestigious
Example: Why did your professor recommend Indiana University for
Answer: Because of its state-of-the-art research facilities