1. Read the audiotranscript
with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to
Write a paragraph describing your interest in a field of study.
View the accompanying Power Point presentation on details of how
to write this paragraph.
3. Write four questions
beginning with "What" to ask someone about their interest
in a field of study and then answer them. The question does not
have to come directly from the listening exercise.
Example: What does May hope that her graduate school research
will center on?
Answer: How the government can implement environmentally friendly
Example: What university would you like to attend for graduate
4.Ask a person two
questions beginning with "What" about his or her interest in a
field of study. Write down each questions and its one or two sentence
reply. You can select from among the following questions from
the above listening exercise as models for the questions that
did May graduate from?
What university did May receive a bachelor's degree from?
What did May major in at National Cheng Chi University?
What does May plan to do after graduate school?
What has May dreamed of since childhood?
What has May aspired to become since childhood?
What does May hope that her graduate school research will center
What has prepared May for advanced study in graduate school?
What kind of person has May become because of her dreams of a
world free of pollution?
What university does May intend to apply to for graduate school?