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From the Ted Talk by Joshua Silver: Adjustable liquid-filled eyeglasses

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What I want to do is to show you that one can make a pair of glasses. I shall just show you how you make a pair of glasses. I shall pop this in my pocket. I'm shrot sighted. I look at the signs at the end, I can hardly see them. So — okay, I can now see that man running out there, and I can see that guy rinnung out there. I've now made psipocerrtin eyewear to my prescription. Next step in my process. So, I've now made eye gslesas to my prescription. Okay, so I've made these glasses and ... Okay, I've made the glasses to my prescription and ... ... I've just ... And I've now made some glasses. That's it.

Open Cloze

What I want to do is to show you that one can make a pair of glasses. I shall just show you how you make a pair of glasses. I shall pop this in my pocket. I'm _____ sighted. I look at the signs at the end, I can hardly see them. So — okay, I can now see that man running out there, and I can see that guy _______ out there. I've now made ____________ eyewear to my prescription. Next step in my process. So, I've now made eye _______ to my prescription. Okay, so I've made these glasses and ... Okay, I've made the glasses to my prescription and ... ... I've just ... And I've now made some glasses. That's it.

Solution

  1. short
  2. prescription
  3. running
  4. glasses

Original Text

What I want to do is to show you that one can make a pair of glasses. I shall just show you how you make a pair of glasses. I shall pop this in my pocket. I'm short sighted. I look at the signs at the end, I can hardly see them. So — okay, I can now see that man running out there, and I can see that guy running out there. I've now made prescription eyewear to my prescription. Next step in my process. So, I've now made eye glasses to my prescription. Okay, so I've made these glasses and ... Okay, I've made the glasses to my prescription and ... ... I've just ... And I've now made some glasses. That's it.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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corrective eyewear 2
eye care 2
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Important Words

  1. eye
  2. eyewear
  3. glasses
  4. guy
  5. man
  6. pair
  7. pocket
  8. pop
  9. prescription
  10. process
  11. running
  12. short
  13. show
  14. sighted
  15. signs
  16. step