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:

  • strong desire
  • statistical capabilities
  • active participation in
  • collaborative project
  • carefully analyzing
  • unique phenomena
  • a valuable reference
  • distinguish
  • marketing practices
  • gain a competitive edge
  • paid considerable attention to
  • played a leading role in
  • extensive on-the-job training
  • commitment to
  • build on

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. Why did Ellen’s collaborative project use data mining approaches?
A. to strengthen its statistical capabilities
B. to identify patients’ particular needs
C. to distinguish itself from others by its marketing practices
2. What reflects Ellen's strong desire constantly to strengthen her statistical capabilities?
A. her active participation in a collaborative project
B. her considerable attention to effective hospital management
C. her ability to make marketing-related decisions about the medical sector
3. What is a notable example of IJK Corporation's commitment to quality excellence?
A. its ability to distinguish itself from other hospitals
B. its leading role in the medical sector
C. extensive on-the-job training
4. Why must a hospital distinguish itself from others by its marketing practices?
A. to achieve quality excellence
B. to gain a competitive edge
C. to provide a valuable reference for administrators
5. What did carefully analyzing the data from Ellen's collaborative project reveal?
A. patients’ particular needs
B. marketing practices to gain a competitive edge
C. unique phenomena related to the hospital's particular circumstances

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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 “How” 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: How did Ellen’s participation in a collaborative project with an ophthalmologist at Kuo General Hospital benefit her?
Answer: by strengthening her statistical capabilities
Example: How did Ellen identify patients’ particular needs in her project?
Answer: by using data mining approaches