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## Unscramble the Blue Letters

So you have the sprawl of LA, the sprawl of mcexio City. You have these unbelievable new ciiets in chnia, which you might call tower srawpl. They're all building cities on the model that we invented in the '50s and '60s, which is really obsolete, I would argue, and there are hundreds and hundreds of new cities that are being pneland all over the world. In China alone, 300 million people, some say 400 million people, will move to the city over the next 15 years. That means building the equivalent of the entire built iarnsfcrutrtue of the US in 15 years. Imagine that.

## Open Cloze

So you have the sprawl of LA, the sprawl of ______ City. You have these unbelievable new ______ in _____, which you might call tower ______. They're all building cities on the model that we invented in the '50s and '60s, which is really obsolete, I would argue, and there are hundreds and hundreds of new cities that are being _______ all over the world. In China alone, 300 million people, some say 400 million people, will move to the city over the next 15 years. That means building the equivalent of the entire built ______________ of the US in 15 years. Imagine that.

## Solution

1. china
2. cities
3. mexico
4. planned
5. infrastructure
6. sprawl

## Original Text

So you have the sprawl of LA, the sprawl of Mexico City. You have these unbelievable new cities in China, which you might call tower sprawl. They're all building cities on the model that we invented in the '50s and '60s, which is really obsolete, I would argue, and there are hundreds and hundreds of new cities that are being planned all over the world. In China alone, 300 million people, some say 400 million people, will move to the city over the next 15 years. That means building the equivalent of the entire built infrastructure of the US in 15 years. Imagine that.

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