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From the Ted Talk "Tapiwa Chiwewe: You don't have to be an expert to solve big problems"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So here is the point: What if I'd not investigated the problem of air olploitun further? What if I'd not sownh some concern for the state of the environment and just hoped that someone, somewhere, was taking care of the matter? What I have learned is that, when embarking on a challenging endeavor that advances a cause that we firmly believe in, it is important to ucosf on the btlsiiioyps of success and consider the consequence of not acting. We should not get distracted by resistance and opposition, but this should motivate us further.

Open Cloze

So here is the point: What if I'd not investigated the problem of air _________ further? What if I'd not _____ some concern for the state of the environment and just hoped that someone, somewhere, was taking care of the matter? What I have learned is that, when embarking on a challenging endeavor that advances a cause that we firmly believe in, it is important to _____ on the ___________ of success and consider the consequence of not acting. We should not get distracted by resistance and opposition, but this should motivate us further.

Solution

  1. shown
  2. focus
  3. possibility
  4. pollution

Original Text

So here is the point: What if I'd not investigated the problem of air pollution further? What if I'd not shown some concern for the state of the environment and just hoped that someone, somewhere, was taking care of the matter? What I have learned is that, when embarking on a challenging endeavor that advances a cause that we firmly believe in, it is important to focus on the possibility of success and consider the consequence of not acting. We should not get distracted by resistance and opposition, but this should motivate us further.

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collocation frequency
air pollution 12
pollution problem 4
air quality 4
south africa 3

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collocation frequency
air pollution problem 4

Important Words

  1. acting
  2. advances
  3. air
  4. care
  5. challenging
  6. concern
  7. consequence
  8. distracted
  9. embarking
  10. endeavor
  11. environment
  12. firmly
  13. focus
  14. hoped
  15. important
  16. investigated
  17. learned
  18. matter
  19. motivate
  20. opposition
  21. pollution
  22. possibility
  23. problem
  24. resistance
  25. shown
  26. state
  27. success