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

Describing the field or industry that one's profession belongs / 興趣相關產業描寫


I. Pre-Listening Exercise [Top]

Check the meanings of the following words and expressions:

  • hectic pace
  • consumption
  • nutritious
  • therapeutic treatments
  • prognostic factors
  • radiological technology
  • persists
  • limitless
  • quite impressive
  • pharmaceutical
  • medical imaging
  • expertise
  • reputation
  • technological capabilities
  • corporate profits

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 appears to be limitless?
A. cancer
B. opportunities in the technical and medical sectors of this field
C. Susan's professional development
2. What did Susan gain expertise in during graduate school?
A. medical imaging
B. medicine and pharmaceutical fields
C. therapeutic treatment of cancer
3. What would definitely promote Susan’s professional development?
A. advanced knowledge of radiological technology
B. further graduate school education
C. working at ABC Company
4. Other than benefiting society, what can ABC’s reputation and technological capabilities do?
A. increase corporate profits
B. give Susan employment
C. offer therapeutic treatment for cancer
5. What persists as the second leading cause of death among females with cancer?
A. stomach cancer
B. lung cancer
C. breast cancer

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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 “Why” 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: Why is there an increasing rate of cancer in the general population?
Answer: the hectic pace and pressure of daily life, as well as the consumption of some highly nutritious foods
Example: Why is identifying adequate therapeutic treatments and prognostic factors essential in the field of radiological technology?
Answer: because of the increasing rate of cancer in the general population