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From the Ted Talk "Gordon Brown: Wiring a web for global good"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

We are the first ongntaeier which is in a position to do this. Combine the power of a global ethic with the power of our ability to communicate and organize globally, with the challenges that we now face, most of which are global in their nature. Climate change cannot be dvsloe in one country, but has got to be solved by the world working together. A financial crisis, just as we have seen, could not be solved by America alone or Europe alone; it needed the world to work together. Take the problems of ruycites and otirremrs and, equally, the bleompr of human rights and development: they cannot be solved by fcarai alone; they cannot be solved by America or Europe alone. We cannot solve these problems unless we work together.

Open Cloze

We are the first __________ which is in a position to do this. Combine the power of a global ethic with the power of our ability to communicate and organize globally, with the challenges that we now face, most of which are global in their nature. Climate change cannot be ______ in one country, but has got to be solved by the world working together. A financial crisis, just as we have seen, could not be solved by America alone or Europe alone; it needed the world to work together. Take the problems of ________ and _________ and, equally, the _______ of human rights and development: they cannot be solved by ______ alone; they cannot be solved by America or Europe alone. We cannot solve these problems unless we work together.

Solution

  1. generation
  2. africa
  3. solved
  4. problem
  5. security
  6. terrorism

Original Text

We are the first generation which is in a position to do this. Combine the power of a global ethic with the power of our ability to communicate and organize globally, with the challenges that we now face, most of which are global in their nature. Climate change cannot be solved in one country, but has got to be solved by the world working together. A financial crisis, just as we have seen, could not be solved by America alone or Europe alone; it needed the world to work together. Take the problems of security and terrorism and, equally, the problem of human rights and development: they cannot be solved by Africa alone; they cannot be solved by America or Europe alone. We cannot solve these problems unless we work together.

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collocation frequency
global society 8
global ethic 6
nelson mandela 5
climate change 5
ronald reagan 4
moral sense 4
million people 4
prime minister 3
pictures demonstrate 3
modern means 3

Important Words

  1. ability
  2. africa
  3. america
  4. challenges
  5. change
  6. climate
  7. combine
  8. communicate
  9. country
  10. crisis
  11. equally
  12. ethic
  13. europe
  14. face
  15. financial
  16. generation
  17. global
  18. globally
  19. human
  20. nature
  21. needed
  22. organize
  23. position
  24. power
  25. problem
  26. problems
  27. rights
  28. security
  29. solve
  30. solved
  31. terrorism
  32. work
  33. working
  34. world