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"From the Ted Talk by Marco Tempest: A magical tale (with augmented reality)"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Today, thanks to technology, we can share those stories as never before, by email, Facebook, bglos, tewets, on TED.com. The tools of social networking, these are the diigtal campfires around which the audience gathers to hear our story. We turn ftacs into similes and mroahtpes, and even fantasies. We polish the rough edges of our lives so that they feel whole. Our stories make us the people we are and, sometimes, the people we want to be. They give us our identity and a snsee of community. And if the story is a good one, it might even make us smile.

Open Cloze

Today, thanks to technology, we can share those stories as never before, by email, Facebook, _____, ______, on TED.com. The tools of social networking, these are the _______ campfires around which the audience gathers to hear our story. We turn _____ into similes and _________, and even fantasies. We polish the rough edges of our lives so that they feel whole. Our stories make us the people we are and, sometimes, the people we want to be. They give us our identity and a _____ of community. And if the story is a good one, it might even make us smile.

Solution

  1. tweets
  2. facts
  3. sense
  4. digital
  5. blogs
  6. metaphors

Original Text

Today, thanks to technology, we can share those stories as never before, by email, Facebook, blogs, tweets, on TED.com. The tools of social networking, these are the digital campfires around which the audience gathers to hear our story. We turn facts into similes and metaphors, and even fantasies. We polish the rough edges of our lives so that they feel whole. Our stories make us the people we are and, sometimes, the people we want to be. They give us our identity and a sense of community. And if the story is a good one, it might even make us smile.

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