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From the Ted Talk by Fahad Al-Attiya: A country with no water

Unscramble the Blue Letters

That wtear will go then to the farmers, and the farmers will be able to water their plants, and they will be able then to sulppy society with food. But in order to sustain the hotrnaoizl line — because these are the projects, these are the sytsmes that we will deliver — we need to also develop the vertical line: system sustenance, high-level education, research and development, industries, technologies, to produce these technologies for application, and finally markets. But what gels all of it, what eblenas it, is legislation, policies, regulations. Without it we can't do anything.

Open Cloze

That _____ will go then to the farmers, and the farmers will be able to water their plants, and they will be able then to ______ society with food. But in order to sustain the __________ line — because these are the projects, these are the _______ that we will deliver — we need to also develop the vertical line: system sustenance, high-level education, research and development, industries, technologies, to produce these technologies for application, and finally markets. But what gels all of it, what _______ it, is legislation, policies, regulations. Without it we can't do anything.

Solution

  1. supply
  2. horizontal
  3. systems
  4. enables
  5. water

Original Text

That water will go then to the farmers, and the farmers will be able to water their plants, and they will be able then to supply society with food. But in order to sustain the horizontal line — because these are the projects, these are the systems that we will deliver — we need to also develop the vertical line: system sustenance, high-level education, research and development, industries, technologies, to produce these technologies for application, and finally markets. But what gels all of it, what enables it, is legislation, policies, regulations. Without it we can't do anything.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. application
  2. deliver
  3. develop
  4. development
  5. education
  6. enables
  7. farmers
  8. finally
  9. food
  10. gels
  11. horizontal
  12. industries
  13. legislation
  14. line
  15. markets
  16. order
  17. plants
  18. policies
  19. produce
  20. projects
  21. regulations
  22. research
  23. society
  24. supply
  25. sustain
  26. sustenance
  27. system
  28. systems
  29. technologies
  30. vertical
  31. water