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From the Ted Talk by Amy Smith: Simple designs to save a life

Unscramble the Blue Letters

It's a place where, for example, if this were India, in this room, only three of us would have a car. If this were atansgfahin, only one person in this room would know how the use the Internet. If this were Zambia — 300 of you would be farmers, 100 of you would have AIDS or HIV. And more than half of you would be liinvg on less than a dollar a day. These are the issues that we need to come up with soltonuis for. These are the issues that we need to be training our engineers, our designers, our business people, our entrepreneurs to be facing. These are the solutions that we need to find.

Open Cloze

It's a place where, for example, if this were India, in this room, only three of us would have a car. If this were ___________, only one person in this room would know how the use the Internet. If this were Zambia — 300 of you would be farmers, 100 of you would have AIDS or HIV. And more than half of you would be ______ on less than a dollar a day. These are the issues that we need to come up with _________ for. These are the issues that we need to be training our engineers, our designers, our business people, our entrepreneurs to be facing. These are the solutions that we need to find.

Solution

  1. solutions
  2. living
  3. afghanistan

Original Text

It's a place where, for example, if this were India, in this room, only three of us would have a car. If this were Afghanistan, only one person in this room would know how the use the Internet. If this were Zambia — 300 of you would be farmers, 100 of you would have AIDS or HIV. And more than half of you would be living on less than a dollar a day. These are the issues that we need to come up with solutions for. These are the issues that we need to be training our engineers, our designers, our business people, our entrepreneurs to be facing. These are the solutions that we need to find.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
cooking fuel 6
cow dung 3
cooking fires 2
cleaner burning 2
million deaths 2
alternative cooking 2
sticky porridge 2
charcoal briquettes 2
health impacts 2
wood charcoal 2
fetching water 2
poor farmers 2

Important Words

  1. afghanistan
  2. aids
  3. business
  4. car
  5. day
  6. designers
  7. dollar
  8. engineers
  9. entrepreneurs
  10. facing
  11. farmers
  12. find
  13. hiv
  14. india
  15. internet
  16. issues
  17. living
  18. people
  19. person
  20. place
  21. room
  22. solutions
  23. training
  24. zambia