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From the Ted Talk by Mallika Sarabhai: Dance to change the world

Unscramble the Blue Letters

One day a one-eyed monkey came into the forest. Under a tree she saw a waomn meditating furiously. The one-eyed monkey rinoczeegd the woman, a Sekhri. She was the wife of an even more fomaus Brahmin. To watch her better, the one-eyed monkey climbed onto the tree. Just then, with a loud bang, the hevnaes opened. (Claps) And the god Indra jeupmd into the clearing. Indra saw the woman, a Sekhri. Ah-hah. The woman paid him no heed. So, Indra, attracted, threw her onto the floor, and proceeded to rape her. Then Indra disappeared. (Clap! Clap!) And the woman's huabnsd, the Brahmin, appeared. He realized at once what had happened. So, he petitioned the hgeihr gods so that he may have justice. So, the god Vishnu arrived.

Open Cloze

One day a one-eyed monkey came into the forest. Under a tree she saw a _____ meditating furiously. The one-eyed monkey __________ the woman, a Sekhri. She was the wife of an even more ______ Brahmin. To watch her better, the one-eyed monkey climbed onto the tree. Just then, with a loud bang, the _______ opened. (Claps) And the god Indra ______ into the clearing. Indra saw the woman, a Sekhri. Ah-hah. The woman paid him no heed. So, Indra, attracted, threw her onto the floor, and proceeded to rape her. Then Indra disappeared. (Clap! Clap!) And the woman's _______, the Brahmin, appeared. He realized at once what had happened. So, he petitioned the ______ gods so that he may have justice. So, the god Vishnu arrived.

Solution

  1. heavens
  2. famous
  3. husband
  4. woman
  5. higher
  6. recognized
  7. jumped

Original Text

One day a one-eyed monkey came into the forest. Under a tree she saw a woman meditating furiously. The one-eyed monkey recognized the woman, a Sekhri. She was the wife of an even more famous Brahmin. To watch her better, the one-eyed monkey climbed onto the tree. Just then, with a loud bang, the heavens opened. (Claps) And the god Indra jumped into the clearing. Indra saw the woman, a Sekhri. Ah-hah. The woman paid him no heed. So, Indra, attracted, threw her onto the floor, and proceeded to rape her. Then Indra disappeared. (Clap! Clap!) And the woman's husband, the Brahmin, appeared. He realized at once what had happened. So, he petitioned the higher gods so that he may have justice. So, the god Vishnu arrived.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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clean water 3
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peaceful people 3
god indra 2
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public health 2
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young people 2

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collocation frequency
drinking water safe 2

Important Words

  1. appeared
  2. arrived
  3. attracted
  4. bang
  5. brahmin
  6. claps
  7. clearing
  8. climbed
  9. day
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  14. furiously
  15. god
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  17. happened
  18. heavens
  19. heed
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  21. husband
  22. indra
  23. jumped
  24. justice
  25. loud
  26. meditating
  27. monkey
  28. opened
  29. paid
  30. petitioned
  31. proceeded
  32. rape
  33. realized
  34. recognized
  35. sekhri
  36. threw
  37. tree
  38. vishnu
  39. watch
  40. wife
  41. woman