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From the Ted Talk by Hans Rosling: Asia's rise -- how and when

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, the question is, "When will the catch up take place?" Look at, look at the United States. Can you see the bubble? The bubbles, not my bubbles, but the financial bubbles. That's the dot com bubble. This is the Lehman bhrrotes drsoetop there. You see it came down there. And it seems this is another rock coming down there, you know. So they doesn't seem to go this way, these countries. They seem to go in a more humble gortwh way, you know. And people interested in growth are turning their eyes towards Asia.

Open Cloze

Now, the question is, "When will the catch up take place?" Look at, look at the United States. Can you see the bubble? The bubbles, not my bubbles, but the financial bubbles. That's the dot com bubble. This is the Lehman ________ ________ there. You see it came down there. And it seems this is another rock coming down there, you know. So they doesn't seem to go this way, these countries. They seem to go in a more humble ______ way, you know. And people interested in growth are turning their eyes towards Asia.

Solution

  1. growth
  2. doorstep
  3. brothers

Original Text

Now, the question is, "When will the catch up take place?" Look at, look at the United States. Can you see the bubble? The bubbles, not my bubbles, but the financial bubbles. That's the dot com bubble. This is the Lehman Brothers doorstep there. You see it came down there. And it seems this is another rock coming down there, you know. So they doesn't seem to go this way, these countries. They seem to go in a more humble growth way, you know. And people interested in growth are turning their eyes towards Asia.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. asia
  2. brothers
  3. bubble
  4. bubbles
  5. catch
  6. coming
  7. countries
  8. doorstep
  9. dot
  10. eyes
  11. financial
  12. growth
  13. humble
  14. interested
  15. lehman
  16. people
  17. place
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  21. turning
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