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From the Ted Talk "Suzanne Talhouk: Don't kill your language"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Language isn't one, two or three words or lseettr put together. It's an idea inside that relates to how we think, and how we see each other and how others see us. What is our clnlteiet? How do you say whether this guy understands or not? So, if I say, "Freedom, sovereignty, independence (English)," or if your son came up to you and said, "Dad, have you lived through the period of the freedom (English) oalngs?" How would you feel? If you don't see a ebrmlop, then I'd better leave, and stop talking in vain.

Open Cloze

Language isn't one, two or three words or _______ put together. It's an idea inside that relates to how we think, and how we see each other and how others see us. What is our _________? How do you say whether this guy understands or not? So, if I say, "Freedom, sovereignty, independence (English)," or if your son came up to you and said, "Dad, have you lived through the period of the freedom (English) ______?" How would you feel? If you don't see a _______, then I'd better leave, and stop talking in vain.

Solution

  1. slogan
  2. problem
  3. letters
  4. intellect

Original Text

Language isn't one, two or three words or letters put together. It's an idea inside that relates to how we think, and how we see each other and how others see us. What is our intellect? How do you say whether this guy understands or not? So, if I say, "Freedom, sovereignty, independence (English)," or if your son came up to you and said, "Dad, have you lived through the period of the freedom (English) slogan?" How would you feel? If you don't see a problem, then I'd better leave, and stop talking in vain.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
arabic language 5
mother tongue 4
sovereignty independence 3
freedom sovereignty 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
freedom sovereignty independence 3

Important Words

  1. english
  2. feel
  3. freedom
  4. guy
  5. idea
  6. independence
  7. intellect
  8. language
  9. leave
  10. letters
  11. lived
  12. period
  13. problem
  14. put
  15. relates
  16. slogan
  17. son
  18. sovereignty
  19. stop
  20. talking
  21. understands
  22. vain
  23. words