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"From the Ted Talk by Deepika Kurup: A young scientist's quest for clean water"

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Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 miles away to the culturally devrsie country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its soccrnhig heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in India, my parents always remind me to only drink boiled or bottled wtaer, because unlike here in America, where I can just turn on a tap and easily get claen, potable water, in inida, the water is often contaminated. So my parents have to make sure that the water we dinrk is safe.

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Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 miles away to the culturally _______ country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its _________ heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in India, my parents always remind me to only drink boiled or bottled _____, because unlike here in America, where I can just turn on a tap and easily get _____, potable water, in _____, the water is often contaminated. So my parents have to make sure that the water we _____ is safe.

Solution

  1. clean
  2. diverse
  3. scorching
  4. drink
  5. water
  6. india

Original Text

Every summer, my family and I travel across the world, 3,000 miles away to the culturally diverse country of India. Now, India is a country infamous for its scorching heat and humidity. For me, the only relief from this heat is to drink plenty of water. Now, while in India, my parents always remind me to only drink boiled or bottled water, because unlike here in America, where I can just turn on a tap and easily get clean, potable water, in India, the water is often contaminated. So my parents have to make sure that the water we drink is safe.

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clean water 5
global water 4
water crisis 4
clear plastic 3
plastic bottles 3
uv radiation 3
titanium dioxide 3

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collocation frequency
global water crisis 4
clear plastic bottles 3

Important Words

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  10. easily
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  12. heat
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  14. india
  15. infamous
  16. miles
  17. parents
  18. plenty
  19. potable
  20. relief
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  22. safe
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  24. summer
  25. tap
  26. travel
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  28. water
  29. world