Tuesday, January 16, 2007

E-News Placement Test

This placement test is being administered to students in Taiwan who are thinking of joining the E-News Online Course provided by the Southern Taiwan English Language Centre at Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages.

WHO Chief

Click here to download the mp3 file (Right click mouse, select Save as)

here to download the video. This video contains other news items. The first video you'll see is the video required for this test.

After listening/watching, provide the answers to the following comprehension questions:

1. What does WHO stand for?
2. Who is the new Chief of WHO?
3. Who is Lee Jong-Wook?
4. What is the nationality of the new Chief of WHO?
5. The new Chief of WHO is an expert in which field?
6. Where did she have her medical training?
7. What did the new WHO Chief do to stop the spread of virus outbreak in HongKong?
8. What does SARS stand for?
9. What does communicable disease mean?
10. How many member nations are there in WHO?
11. Is Taiwan a member of the WHO?

If you have answered all the questions correctly, then you are eligible to take the ENews course.

To enroll, please contact Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, ELC Centre.


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