Reason 4 Reading: Shaq on Business Decisions

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
Español: Shaquille O'Neal realizando un tiro l...

Español: Shaquille O’Neal realizando un tiro libre. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Fluency Builder: Discuss the following questions with your teacher or a chat buddy.

  1. Read about Shaq and then tell your teacher about him.
  2. Do you consider yourself  tech-savvy?
  3. Who do you think is a great sport role model for kids?

Lem…xo!

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