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From the Ted Talk "Augie Picado: The real reason manufacturing jobs are disappearing"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Well, reality's a little bit different. I'm a supply hicna professional, and I live and work in Mexico. And I kwro in the imldde of a highly connected network of manufacturers all collaborating from around the world to produce many of the products we use today. What I see from my front-row seat in Mexico City actually looks more like this. And this is a more accurate tiinecodp of what rdtae really looks like. I've had the pleasure of being able to see how many different products are manufactured, from golf clubs to laptop computers to internet servers, automobiles and even eianslarp. And believe me, none of it happens in a straight line.

Open Cloze

Well, reality's a little bit different. I'm a supply _____ professional, and I live and work in Mexico. And I ____ in the ______ of a highly connected network of manufacturers all collaborating from around the world to produce many of the products we use today. What I see from my front-row seat in Mexico City actually looks more like this. And this is a more accurate _________ of what _____ really looks like. I've had the pleasure of being able to see how many different products are manufactured, from golf clubs to laptop computers to internet servers, automobiles and even _________. And believe me, none of it happens in a straight line.

Solution

  1. chain
  2. work
  3. airplanes
  4. trade
  5. depiction
  6. middle

Original Text

Well, reality's a little bit different. I'm a supply chain professional, and I live and work in Mexico. And I work in the middle of a highly connected network of manufacturers all collaborating from around the world to produce many of the products we use today. What I see from my front-row seat in Mexico City actually looks more like this. And this is a more accurate depiction of what trade really looks like. I've had the pleasure of being able to see how many different products are manufactured, from golf clubs to laptop computers to internet servers, automobiles and even airplanes. And believe me, none of it happens in a straight line.

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collocation frequency
manufacturing jobs 5
shared production 4
produce products 3
lost manufacturing 3
general contractor 3

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collocation frequency
lost manufacturing jobs 3

Important Words

  1. accurate
  2. airplanes
  3. automobiles
  4. bit
  5. chain
  6. city
  7. clubs
  8. collaborating
  9. computers
  10. connected
  11. depiction
  12. golf
  13. highly
  14. internet
  15. laptop
  16. line
  17. live
  18. manufactured
  19. manufacturers
  20. mexico
  21. middle
  22. network
  23. pleasure
  24. produce
  25. products
  26. professional
  27. seat
  28. servers
  29. straight
  30. supply
  31. today
  32. trade
  33. work
  34. world