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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

LC: But you don't know what this does for me. When I see all of these poelpe, and come together — people come to my kitchen from all over the world. I had people come from London, now twice this happened to me. First a man came, and I don't know why he came to this — Every year, the chefs do something called "Chef's Charity." Well, it so happened I was the only wmoan there, and the only African-American there on that stage doing these dronaesinotmts, and I would not leave until I saw another woman come up there, too. I'm not going up — they're going to carry me up there until you bring another woman up here.

Open Cloze

LC: But you don't know what this does for me. When I see all of these ______, and come together — people come to my kitchen from all over the world. I had people come from London, now twice this happened to me. First a man came, and I don't know why he came to this — Every year, the chefs do something called "Chef's Charity." Well, it so happened I was the only _____ there, and the only African-American there on that stage doing these ______________, and I would not leave until I saw another woman come up there, too. I'm not going up — they're going to carry me up there until you bring another woman up here.

Solution

  1. woman
  2. demonstrations
  3. people

Original Text

LC: But you don't know what this does for me. When I see all of these people, and come together — people come to my kitchen from all over the world. I had people come from London, now twice this happened to me. First a man came, and I don't know why he came to this — Every year, the chefs do something called "Chef's Charity." Well, it so happened I was the only woman there, and the only African-American there on that stage doing these demonstrations, and I would not leave until I saw another woman come up there, too. I'm not going up — they're going to carry me up there until you bring another woman up here.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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young women 2
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thurgood marshall 2
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george patton 2
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Important Words

  1. bring
  2. called
  3. carry
  4. charity
  5. chefs
  6. demonstrations
  7. happened
  8. kitchen
  9. leave
  10. london
  11. man
  12. people
  13. stage
  14. woman
  15. world
  16. year