full transcript
"From the Ted Talk by Dan Ariely: Are we in control of our own decisions?"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, think about what this means. You know, we wake up in the mroning and we feel we make decisions. We wake up in the morning and we open the closet; we feel that we ddiece what to wear. we open the refrigerator and we feel that we decide what to eat. What this is actually saying, is that many of these decisions are not residing within us. They are residing in the person who is designing that form. When you walk into the DMV, the person who deesngid the form will have a huge influence on what you'll end up doing.

Open Cloze

Now, think about what this means. You know, we wake up in the _______ and we feel we make decisions. We wake up in the morning and we open the closet; we feel that we ______ what to wear. we open the refrigerator and we feel that we decide what to eat. What this is actually saying, is that many of these decisions are not residing within us. They are residing in the person who is designing that form. When you walk into the DMV, the person who ________ the form will have a huge influence on what you'll end up doing.

Solution

  1. designed
  2. decide
  3. morning

Original Text

Now, think about what this means. You know, we wake up in the morning and we feel we make decisions. We wake up in the morning and we open the closet; we feel that we decide what to wear. we open the refrigerator and we feel that we decide what to eat. What this is actually saying, is that many of these decisions are not residing within us. They are residing in the person who is designing that form. When you walk into the DMV, the person who designed the form will have a huge influence on what you'll end up doing.

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Important Words

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  15. refrigerator
  16. residing
  17. wake
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  19. wear