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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: And that's what you have to tell young people today. OK, you can protest, but put the past behind you. I can't make you rpnbiessloe for what your grandfather did. That's your grandfather. I have to build on that. I have to make changes. I can't stay there and say, "Oh, well, look what they did to us then. Look what they do to us now." No, you reemembr that, but that makes you keep going on, but you don't harp on it every day. You move, and you move to make a difference, and everybody should be iveolvnd. My children said, "Mother, don't get political," you know.

Open Cloze

LC: And that's what you have to tell young people today. OK, you can protest, but put the past behind you. I can't make you ___________ for what your grandfather did. That's your grandfather. I have to build on that. I have to make changes. I can't stay there and say, "Oh, well, look what they did to us then. Look what they do to us now." No, you ________ that, but that makes you keep going on, but you don't harp on it every day. You move, and you move to make a difference, and everybody should be ________. My children said, "Mother, don't get political," you know.

Solution

  1. involved
  2. responsible
  3. remember

Original Text

LC: And that's what you have to tell young people today. OK, you can protest, but put the past behind you. I can't make you responsible for what your grandfather did. That's your grandfather. I have to build on that. I have to make changes. I can't stay there and say, "Oh, well, look what they did to us then. Look what they do to us now." No, you remember that, but that makes you keep going on, but you don't harp on it every day. You move, and you move to make a difference, and everybody should be involved. My children said, "Mother, don't get political," you know.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. build
  2. children
  3. day
  4. difference
  5. grandfather
  6. harp
  7. involved
  8. move
  9. people
  10. political
  11. protest
  12. put
  13. remember
  14. responsible
  15. stay
  16. today
  17. young