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:

  • pursuing one's Master's degree
  • excellent environment
  • graduate-level research
  • collaborate closely with others
  • absorbed
  • perspectives
  • negotiate
  • dignity
  • collaborator
  • successful in gaining employment
  • strive
  • contribute
  • unique manner
  • contemplative
  • graceful
  • healthcare management professional
  • strong research capabilities

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 will May strive to do if successful in gaining employment at ABC Corporation?
A. collaborate closely with others
B. contribute to the organization in her unique manner
C. carefully to negotiate with others, while maintaining the dignity of each collaborator
2. What definitely supports May's aspiration to become a healthcare management professional?
A. her dignity
B. her strong research capabilities, knowledge and expertise
C. her previous work experience
3. Why was Ton-Yen General Hospital an excellent environment for May?
A. for her to become a healthcare management professional
B. for her to conduct graduate-level research
C. for her to contribute to the organization
4. How could one describe May's unique manner?
A. contemplative
B. determined
C. careful
5. What did May's work experience teach her?
A. how to become a healthcare management professional
B. how to collaborate closely with others
C. how to carefully negotiate with others

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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 provided an excellent environment for conducting graduate-level research?
Answer: Ton Yen General Hospital
Example: What further developed your professional skills and taught you how to collaborate closely with others?
Answer: her work experience