© Ross Kinnaird via CNN International
- What sports do you like?
- Are you an indoor or outdoor person?
- take part /teyk pahrt/
- condition /kuhn-DISH-uhn/
- accompany /uh-KUHM-puh-nee/
- contend /kuhn-TEND/
- living /LIV-ing/
[idiom] – to be involved in an activity with other people
Sheila doesn’t usually take part in any of the office activities.
[noun] – any of different types of diseases
The boy has a delicate and rare skin condition that worsens in sunlight.
[verb] – to go with someone or to be provided or exist at the same time as something
The language books are accompanied by CD’s.
[verb] – to compete in order to win something
Their team will contend against the two-time cheerleading champion.
[noun] – the money that you earn from your job
Mark doesn’t like his job but it earns him a living.
Lawlor shared that while he was shorter than most players, he never thought he was any different. After contending against major winners, the 22-year old hopes that more disabled golfers would be allowed to compete against the world’s best players. For Lawlor, it is his goal to give disabled people a chance to come forward and get them to a high level that could possibly earn them a living.
- According to the article, what competition did Brendan Lawlor participate in?
- How does the Ellis van Creveld syndrome affect a person’s body?
- Did this condition hindered his motivation to play golf? Please explain your answer.
- What does he hope for according to the article?
- According to the article, what was his goal for other people with disabilities?
- Why do you think is the reason why Brendan Lawlor has a positive mindset despite his condition?
- Why is Brendan Lawlor an inspiration to people?
- What misunderstandings do people have about disability?
- Do you know any disabled person who is also a role model for others?
- What can you do to help handicapped people?