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"From the Ted Talk by Seyi Oyesola: A hospital tour in Nigeria"

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How many ppeole do you think are on that taxi? And believe it or not, that is a taxi in Nigeria. And the capital — well, what used to be the capital of Nigeria — Lagos, that's a taxi, and you have police on them. So, tell me, how many policemen do you think are on this taxi? And now? Three. So, when these kind of people — and, believe me, it's not just the police that use these taxis in Lagos. We all do. I've been on one of these, and I didn't have a helmet, either. And it just rdmenis me of the thought of what happens when one of us on a taxi like this flals off, has an anccidet and needs a hospital.

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How many ______ do you think are on that taxi? And believe it or not, that is a taxi in Nigeria. And the capital — well, what used to be the capital of Nigeria — Lagos, that's a taxi, and you have police on them. So, tell me, how many policemen do you think are on this taxi? And now? Three. So, when these kind of people — and, believe me, it's not just the police that use these taxis in Lagos. We all do. I've been on one of these, and I didn't have a helmet, either. And it just _______ me of the thought of what happens when one of us on a taxi like this _____ off, has an ________ and needs a hospital.

Solution

  1. people
  2. reminds
  3. falls
  4. accident

Original Text

How many people do you think are on that taxi? And believe it or not, that is a taxi in Nigeria. And the capital — well, what used to be the capital of Nigeria — Lagos, that's a taxi, and you have police on them. So, tell me, how many policemen do you think are on this taxi? And now? Three. So, when these kind of people — and, believe me, it's not just the police that use these taxis in Lagos. We all do. I've been on one of these, and I didn't have a helmet, either. And it just reminds me of the thought of what happens when one of us on a taxi like this falls off, has an accident and needs a hospital.

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open heart 6
intensive care 4
heart surgery 4
critical care 3

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open heart surgery 4

Important Words

  1. accident
  2. capital
  3. falls
  4. helmet
  5. hospital
  6. kind
  7. lagos
  8. nigeria
  9. people
  10. police
  11. policemen
  12. reminds
  13. taxi
  14. taxis
  15. thought