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

Describing extracurricular activities that are relevant to employment / 描述與求職相關的課外活動


I. Pre-Listening Exercise [Top]

Check the meanings of the following words and expressions:

  • a well-rounded person
  • as evidenced by
  • extracurricular activities
  • excellent capacity to concentrate
  • devote one's energies to
  • assertive personality
  • experimentation
  • complex task
  • subordinates
  • strong communicative skills

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. More than a communicator, what must an excellent manager do?
A. estimate plans efficiently
B. act effectively and efficiently
C. perform complex tasks with a minimum of staff and resources
2. What sort of communication skills does Lisa have?
A. strong ones
B. well-rounded ones
C. excellent ones
3. How does Lisa assign tasks to subordinates?
A. according to their experiences
B. according to their seniority
C. according to their strengths
4. What does Lisa believe that she has an excellent capacity to do?
A. concentrate
B. collaborate with others
C. act effectively and efficiently
5. What do individuals who collaborate with each other depend on?
A. an excellent capacity to concentrate
B. communication and action
C. a minimum of staff and resources

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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 kind of person does John consider yourself himself to be?
Answer: friendly and diligent
Example: What activities did John participate in while at university?
Answer: several student association activities