Writing Effective Career Statements 有效撰寫英文職涯經歷

Expressing interest in a profession / 表達工作相關興趣


I. Pre-Listening Exercise [Top]

Check the meanings of the following words and expressions:

  • exposed
  • case studies
  • senior thesis
  • national health insurance system
  • posed
  • feasible strategies
  • competitive
  • unique
  • organizational culture
  • consulted
  • practices
  • novel management concepts
  • research capabilities
  • competent
  • unforeseeable obstacles
  • distinguish
  • collaborators
  • congenial
  • exciting challenges
  • beneficial results
  • generate
  • excellent learning environment
  • wholeheartedly

II. Listening Exercise [Top]
1. Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play" button and then answering the following questions. Press the "Final score" button to check your quiz results.

1. What position is Mary seeking?
A. a nursing one
B. a management one
C. a medical technology one
2. What has Mary become aware of?
A. A. beneficial results that she can generate
B. how to become a a more competent professional
C. an individual hospital’s needs
3. As a researcher, what does Mary strive to do?
A. to distinguish herself from other collaborators while remaining congenial and approachable.
B. to consult hospital administrators on the various practices adopted in daily operations
C. to establish feasible strategies for hospitals to remain competitive
4. What has Mary spent considerable time to learn about?
A. Changes in Taiwan’s national health insurance system
B. the unique organizational culture of hospitals and research related topics
C. how to apply novel management concepts in a practical setting
5. Where was Mary first exposed to Hospital Management?
A. graduate school
B. Chang Gung Memorial Hospital
C. undergraduate school

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2. Listen to the story again as you read the audiotranscript.

III. Post-Listening Exercise [Top]
1. Read the audiotranscript with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to your situation.

2. Write a paragraph that expresses your interest in a profession. View the accompanying Power Point presentation on details of how to write this assignment.

3. Write four questions beginning with “When” to ask someone about their interest in a profession and then answer them. The question does not have to come directly come from the listening exercise.
Example: When was Mary first exposed to hospital management?
Answer: during undergraduate school
Example: When did Mary become aware of an individual hospital’s needs?
Answer: while preparing for her senior thesis