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From the Ted Talk by Mathias Jud: Art that lets you talk back to NSA spies

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Although Germany is an advanced democracy, citizens are liimted in their constitutional ritghs in its gennrveomt district. The right of assembly and the right to demonstrate are restricted there. And this is irnnietestg from an atrtiisc point of view. The opportunities to exercise participation and to exrpess oneself are always bound to a certain order and always subject to a specific regulation. With an awareness of the dependencies of these regulations, we can gain a new perspective. The given terms and conditions shape our perception, our actions and our lives.

Open Cloze

Although Germany is an advanced democracy, citizens are _______ in their constitutional ______ in its __________ district. The right of assembly and the right to demonstrate are restricted there. And this is ___________ from an ________ point of view. The opportunities to exercise participation and to _______ oneself are always bound to a certain order and always subject to a specific regulation. With an awareness of the dependencies of these regulations, we can gain a new perspective. The given terms and conditions shape our perception, our actions and our lives.

Solution

  1. express
  2. limited
  3. interesting
  4. government
  5. artistic
  6. rights

Original Text

Although Germany is an advanced democracy, citizens are limited in their constitutional rights in its government district. The right of assembly and the right to demonstrate are restricted there. And this is interesting from an artistic point of view. The opportunities to exercise participation and to express oneself are always bound to a certain order and always subject to a specific regulation. With an awareness of the dependencies of these regulations, we can gain a new perspective. The given terms and conditions shape our perception, our actions and our lives.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
asylum seekers 5
swiss embassy 4
government district 4
roma families 3
chancellor merkel 2
makeshift settlements 2
dramatic escapes 2

Important Words

  1. actions
  2. advanced
  3. artistic
  4. assembly
  5. awareness
  6. bound
  7. citizens
  8. conditions
  9. constitutional
  10. democracy
  11. demonstrate
  12. dependencies
  13. district
  14. exercise
  15. express
  16. gain
  17. germany
  18. government
  19. interesting
  20. limited
  21. lives
  22. oneself
  23. opportunities
  24. order
  25. participation
  26. perception
  27. perspective
  28. point
  29. regulation
  30. regulations
  31. restricted
  32. rights
  33. shape
  34. specific
  35. subject
  36. terms
  37. view