WEEK 1: 21ST Century Skills
WEEK 2: MODERN TECHNOLOGY AND JOBS
WEEK 3: THE ENVIRONMENT AND ART
WEEK 4: A GOOD LIFE

Vocabulary and Speaking

Use this mind map to study and practise the words and phrases from this speech.

Answer the questions below. Use the words and phrases you've learnt in every answer.

«Connecting the dots»

  1. Why did Steve Jobs decide do drop out of college? 
  2. What difficulties did he face when he dropped out?
  3. Why does he believe that dropping out was one of the best decisions in his life?
  4. What’s the moral of the story?

«Love and loss»

  1. Why was he fired from Apple?
  2. How did he feel when that happened?
  3. Why was it a positive experience? What did he achieve after being fired from Apple?
  4. What’s the moral of the story?

«Death»

  1. How did Jobs’ idea of death help him make big choices in life?
  2. What health problems did he experience a year before this commencement address?
  3. What ideas about life and death does he share in this talk? What’s his main message?