Shaq was a keynote speaker at the SXSW. Before his speech, he taped an interview on Revolution with Brian Solis. Challenging video for the learners out there. Did you know he had a Doctorate Degree? Good guy!
Here is the article on Entrepreneur.com : Shaquille O’Neil on What Inspires His Business Decisions
Vocabulary Boost: here are some of the expressions from the article
- highlight: to make people notice something or someone
- to shoot: to film
- a geek: a person who is awkward and unpopular but usually intelligent
- to bypass: to go around, to detour
- retirement: period when one stops working normally due to age
Fluency Builder: Discuss the following questions with your teacher or a chat buddy.
- Read about Shaq and then tell your teacher about him.
- Do you consider yourself tech-savvy?
- Who do you think is a great sport role model for kids?