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:

  • severely
  • lack
  • obstruct
  • societal progress
  • expended
  • unforeseeable problems
  • as evidenced by
  • highly respected
  • state-of-the-art
  • easily distinguishing
  • securing employment
  • solid academic background
  • practical expertise
  • asset
  • clinical department

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 sort of background would Matt bring to National Taiwan University Hospital?
A. a distinguished on
B. a solid one
C. a practical one
2. What sort of medical professionals do Taiwan’s hospitals severely lack?
A. those with a biotechnology background
B. those with a clinical background
C. those with a medical imagery background
3. What skills are Matt determined to improve upon?
A. nuclear medicine-related ones
B. medical imaging-related ones
C. biotechnology-related ones
4. What does National Taiwan University Hospital have state-of-the-art instruments and expertise in?
A. increasing the life expectancy of hospital patients
B. handling stroke patients
C. easily distinguishing ischemia from hemorrhaging
5. What is National Taiwan University Hospital respected for?
A. training courses in biotechnology
B. training courses in nuclear medicine
C. training courses in medical imaging

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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 “What” 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: What sort of medical professionals do Taiwan's hospitals severely lack?
Answer: those with a biotechnology background
Example: What may eventually obstruct societal progress and considerable resources if this problem is not solved?
Answer: the lack of medical technology professionals with a biotechnology background