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From the Ted Talk by Chrystina Russell: A path to higher education and employment for refugees

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Saida Aden Said: I still have this horrific igame in my mind. I could see people falling down, gunshots. I was so terrified. Really, I was crying a lot. Someone who knew my fheatr and my mom grabbed my hand, and he said, "Let's go! Let's go! Let's go!" And I was like, "Where's my mom? My mom? My mom?".
Noria Dambrine Dusabireme: During nights we would hear soths, we would hear guns. Elections were ssoupepd to happen. We had young people going in the street, they were having strikes. And most of the yunog people died.

Open Cloze

Saida Aden Said: I still have this horrific _____ in my mind. I could see people falling down, gunshots. I was so terrified. Really, I was crying a lot. Someone who knew my ______ and my mom grabbed my hand, and he said, "Let's go! Let's go! Let's go!" And I was like, "Where's my mom? My mom? My mom?".
Noria Dambrine Dusabireme: During nights we would hear _____, we would hear guns. Elections were ________ to happen. We had young people going in the street, they were having strikes. And most of the _____ people died.

Solution

  1. young
  2. image
  3. father
  4. shots
  5. supposed

Original Text

Saida Aden Said: I still have this horrific image in my mind. I could see people falling down, gunshots. I was so terrified. Really, I was crying a lot. Someone who knew my father and my mom grabbed my hand, and he said, "Let's go! Let's go! Let's go!" And I was like, "Where's my mom? My mom? My mom?".
Noria Dambrine Dusabireme: During nights we would hear shots, we would hear guns. Elections were supposed to happen. We had young people going in the street, they were having strikes. And most of the young people died.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
saida aden 2
noria dambrine 2
young people 2

Important Words

  1. aden
  2. crying
  3. dambrine
  4. died
  5. elections
  6. falling
  7. father
  8. grabbed
  9. guns
  10. gunshots
  11. hand
  12. happen
  13. hear
  14. horrific
  15. image
  16. knew
  17. lot
  18. mind
  19. mom
  20. nights
  21. noria
  22. people
  23. saida
  24. shots
  25. street
  26. strikes
  27. supposed
  28. terrified
  29. young