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"From the Ted Talk by Stephen Ritz: A teacher growing green in the South Bronx"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So we were onto something, and we're still onto something. And thank God ttniiry Wall Street noticed, because they gave us the birth of geern Bronx mcahine. We're 3,000 strong right now. And what does it really do? It teaches kids to re-vision their communities, so when they grow up in places like this, they can imagine it like this. And my kids, tiaernd and certified — Ma, you get the tax abatement. Thank you, Mayor boombrleg — can take communities that look like this and convert them into things that look like that, and that to me, people, is another true "sí se puede" moment.

Open Cloze

So we were onto something, and we're still onto something. And thank God _______ Wall Street noticed, because they gave us the birth of _____ Bronx _______. We're 3,000 strong right now. And what does it really do? It teaches kids to re-vision their communities, so when they grow up in places like this, they can imagine it like this. And my kids, _______ and certified — Ma, you get the tax abatement. Thank you, Mayor _________ — can take communities that look like this and convert them into things that look like that, and that to me, people, is another true "sí se puede" moment.

Solution

  1. machine
  2. bloomberg
  3. green
  4. trained
  5. trinity

Original Text

So we were onto something, and we're still onto something. And thank God Trinity Wall Street noticed, because they gave us the birth of Green Bronx Machine. We're 3,000 strong right now. And what does it really do? It teaches kids to re-vision their communities, so when they grow up in places like this, they can imagine it like this. And my kids, trained and certified — Ma, you get the tax abatement. Thank you, Mayor Bloomberg — can take communities that look like this and convert them into things that look like that, and that to me, people, is another true "sí se puede" moment.

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collocation frequency
south bronx 5
york city 5
borough president 4
se puede 4
poorest congressional 3
congressional district 3
bronx borough 3
triple bottom 3
bottom line 3
living wage 3
puede moment 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
poorest congressional district 3
bronx borough president 3
triple bottom line 3
se puede moment 3

Important Words

  1. abatement
  2. birth
  3. bloomberg
  4. bronx
  5. certified
  6. communities
  7. convert
  8. gave
  9. god
  10. green
  11. grow
  12. imagine
  13. kids
  14. ma
  15. machine
  16. mayor
  17. moment
  18. noticed
  19. people
  20. places
  21. se
  22. street
  23. strong
  24. tax
  25. teaches
  26. trained
  27. trinity
  28. true
  29. wall