Describe a place in other countries where you would like to work

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Today, I would like to talk about a place in foreign countries where I would like to work. It is Melbourne, the second largest city in Australia which has become home for millions of people from various countries around the world.

 In Melbourne, I would like to work for an environmental NGO, as my specialty at/in university is Environmental Resources. So, right after I finish my studies in Vietnam, I will go to Melbourne to apply for a job there.

Well, the reasons why I would like to work in Melbourne are quite simple. First, I have a lot of friends and relatives who live and work in Melbourne. They can help me whenever I need. They also tell me that the community of Vietnamese overseas is very large in Melbourne. So, the multicultural challenge won’t be a big problem for me. And what’s more, like Sydney, Tokyo or some other cities in the world, Melbourne is a ‘liveable city’ due to / because of its high ranking in education, research and healthy lifestyle/ way of life. So I think that to live, study or work there will be an interesting experience.

VOCABULARY

1. Various : different, a variety of, many types of.

Example: My students come from various countries in the world, such as India, Laos, Thailand, etc.

2. Specialty :[noun] focus, special field of study

Example: Marie Cury was a well-known scientist with her specialty in radiation.

3. Apply for a job/position: [verb] to enroll in, to write a letter asking for a job

Example: She submited a letter to apply for that post/ position

4. Relatives: Someone who is close in the family branch, such as aunt, uncle, cousin, and so on.

Example: Tet holiday is an occasion for us to visit our relatives‘ houses and to give them best Wishes

5. Vietnamese overseas [noun] : Vietnamese people who live in foreign countries

Example: Each year, the Vietnamese overseas contribute a large amount of money to the country’s development.

6. Multi-cultural challenge : difficulties caused by the clash between so many cultures

Example:Australia is an example of multi- cultural country

7. Liveable [adjective] + city: a city with favorable conditions for living

Example: This city is a liveable place for the poor

8. Ranking [noun] : level, qualification

Example: The ranking of education of Vietnam is still fairly low in the region

9. Healthy  [adjective] good for health, good for operation

Example: Investors require a healthy environment for their business activities in Vietnam

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  1. Huong 11/09/2020

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