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

Introducing professional and /or research experiences / 介紹研究及工作經驗


I. Pre-Listening Exercise [Top]

Check the meanings of the following words and expressions:

  • benefited greatly from
  • recommended
  • preside over
  • annual convention
  • overseas tour
  • deepen one's knowledge of
  • confidence in
  • firmly believes
  • quality control
  • essential
  • challenges
  • determined
  • freedom to choose
  • vocation

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 does Max believe that opportunities are presented to individuals for a purpose?
A. because he benefited greatly from the support of his colleagues
B. because individuals have the freedom to choose what they love
C. because of his faith in God
2. How can patients benefit from excellent medical services?
A. through quality control
B. through confidence in their professional abilities
C. the support of their colleagues
3. What did Max's colleagues recommend him to do?
A. preside over all of the department's activities
B. participate in the annual convention
C. both A and B
4. Where did Max represent the Radiological Department?
A. at the department's activities
B. at the hospital's Quality Control Convention
C. at the annual convention
5. What does Max believe that individuals should learn to do?
A. benefited greatly from the support of their colleagues
B. benefit from excellent medical services
C. love the vocation that they have chosen

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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 did Max benefit greatly from your work at the Radiological Department at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital?
Answer: owing to the support of his colleagues
Example: Why did Max’s colleagues recommend him to preside over all of the department's activities?
Answer: because of his professional abilities