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"From the Ted Talk by Leah Chase and Pat Mitchell: An interview with the Queen of Creole Cuisine"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

I couldn't understand. He couldn't understand that. I said, "We work together. This is the way we live in this city. I may never go to your house, you may never come to my hosue. But when it comes to working, like raising money for this special school, we come together. That's what we do. And still here comes another, a woman, enleaglty dressed, about a mtonh ago in my kitchen. She said, "I don't understand what I see in your dining room." I said, "What do you see?" She saw whites and blacks together.

Open Cloze

I couldn't understand. He couldn't understand that. I said, "We work together. This is the way we live in this city. I may never go to your house, you may never come to my _____. But when it comes to working, like raising money for this special school, we come together. That's what we do. And still here comes another, a woman, _________ dressed, about a _____ ago in my kitchen. She said, "I don't understand what I see in your dining room." I said, "What do you see?" She saw whites and blacks together.

Solution

  1. month
  2. house
  3. elegantly

Original Text

I couldn't understand. He couldn't understand that. I said, "We work together. This is the way we live in this city. I may never go to your house, you may never come to my house. But when it comes to working, like raising money for this special school, we come together. That's what we do. And still here comes another, a woman, elegantly dressed, about a month ago in my kitchen. She said, "I don't understand what I see in your dining room." I said, "What do you see?" She saw whites and blacks together.

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young women 3
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Important Words

  1. blacks
  2. city
  3. dining
  4. dressed
  5. elegantly
  6. house
  7. kitchen
  8. live
  9. money
  10. month
  11. raising
  12. room
  13. school
  14. special
  15. understand
  16. whites
  17. woman
  18. work
  19. working