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

Describing participation in a project that reflects interest in a profession / 描述所參與方案裡專業興趣的表現


I. Pre-Listening Exercise [Top]

Check the meanings of the following words and expressions:

  • a deep interest in
  • actively participated in
  • formation
  • mechanism
  • valuable reference
  • physicians
  • on-line promotional material
  • innovative
  • product development
  • strategy
  • opportunity
  • build upon

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 have the projects that Jane participated in aimed to do?
A. form a mechanism of use in other animal models
B. provide a valuable reference physicians when they treat patients
C. establish a humane leukemia disease model in zebrafish embryos
2. What did Jane carefully read?
A. literature on how to establish a humane leukemia disease model in zebrafish embryos
B. DEF Company's on-line promotional material
C. literature on innovative product development strategy
3. What is responsible for DEF Company's leading role in its field?
A. its innovative product development strategy
B. its laboratory
C. both A and B
4. How was Jane able to demonstrate the effectiveness of her proposed model?
A. her experimental results
B. her responsible attitude in the laboratory
C. her interest in innovative product development strategy
5. What is Jane confident of?
A. her active participation in biotechnology projects
B. DEF's ability to give her the opportunity to build upon her previous experience
C. the effectiveness of her proposed model

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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 motivated Jane’s active participation in projects aimed at establishing a humane leukemia disease model in zebrafish embryos?
Answer: a deep interest in biotechnology
Example: What did the experimental results in Jane's research study demonstrate?
Answer: the effectiveness of her proposed model