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- Do you know someone who is disabled?
- What do you feel when you see a disabled person?
- employment /em-PLOI-muhnt/
- frequently /FREE-kwuhnt-lee/
- broad /brawd/
- service /SUR-vis/
- former /FAWR-mer/
[noun] – the fact of someone being paid to work for a company or organization
He left his hometown to look for employment.
[adverb] – often
How frequently do taxis come around here?
[adjective] – very wide
We moved along a broad corridor.
[noun] – a government system or private organization that is responsible for a particular type of activity, or for providing a particular thing that people need
I have worked in public health services.
[adjective] – of or in an earlier time; before the present time or in the past
We can get in touch with our former teacher tomorrow.
True or False
- The lowest employment rate for people with disabilities in the UK is found in Northern Ireland.
- People aged 16 to 24 did not attend any sort of training, employment, or education.
- 80% of disabled people in Northern Ireland were employed.
- The “disability employment gap” between the UK and Northern Ireland is 36%.
- Disabled people in Northern Ireland face a higher risk of poverty.
Fill in the blanks
- The community has an excellent health _______.
- My mother was a _______ nurse at this hospital.
- How long have you been looking for _______ since you graduated from university?
- I see him _______ in this cafe.
- She wore a _______ belt around her waist.