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From the Ted Talk ": The interspecies internet? An idea in progress"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now here's a little video. This is Delphi and Pan, and you're going to see idehpl hitting a key, he hears a computer-generated whistle — (hslteiw) — and gets a allb, so they can actually ask for things they want. What was remarkable is, they explored this keyboard on their own. There was no intervention on our part. They pxdreoel the keyboard. They played around with it. They figured out how it worked. And they started to quickly imitate the sounds they were hearing on the keyboard. They imitated on their own.

Open Cloze

Now here's a little video. This is Delphi and Pan, and you're going to see ______ hitting a key, he hears a computer-generated whistle — (_______) — and gets a ____, so they can actually ask for things they want. What was remarkable is, they explored this keyboard on their own. There was no intervention on our part. They ________ the keyboard. They played around with it. They figured out how it worked. And they started to quickly imitate the sounds they were hearing on the keyboard. They imitated on their own.

Solution

  1. whistle
  2. delphi
  3. explored
  4. ball

Original Text

Now here's a little video. This is Delphi and Pan, and you're going to see Delphi hitting a key, he hears a computer-generated whistle — (Whistle) — and gets a ball, so they can actually ask for things they want. What was remarkable is, they explored this keyboard on their own. There was no intervention on our part. They explored the keyboard. They played around with it. They figured out how it worked. And they started to quickly imitate the sounds they were hearing on the keyboard. They imitated on their own.

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collocation frequency
sue savage 4
savage rumbaugh 4
national aquarium 3
grooming song 3

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collocation frequency
sue savage rumbaugh 4

Important Words

  1. ball
  2. delphi
  3. explored
  4. figured
  5. hearing
  6. hears
  7. hitting
  8. imitate
  9. imitated
  10. intervention
  11. key
  12. keyboard
  13. pan
  14. part
  15. played
  16. quickly
  17. remarkable
  18. sounds
  19. started
  20. video
  21. whistle
  22. worked