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"From the Ted Talk by Suzanne Talhouk: Don't kill your language"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Creativity is the idea. So, if we can't reach space or build a rkeoct and so on, we can be creative. At this moment, every one of you is a creative project. cerivtatiy in your mother tongue is the path. Let's sratt from this moment. Let's write a novel or produce a short film. A single novel could make us global again. It could bring the Arabic language back to being number one. So, it's not true that there's no solution; there is a solution! But we have to know that, and be ceoncnvid that a sloiuotn exists, that we have a duty to be part of that solution.

Open Cloze

Creativity is the idea. So, if we can't reach space or build a ______ and so on, we can be creative. At this moment, every one of you is a creative project. __________ in your mother tongue is the path. Let's _____ from this moment. Let's write a novel or produce a short film. A single novel could make us global again. It could bring the Arabic language back to being number one. So, it's not true that there's no solution; there is a solution! But we have to know that, and be _________ that a ________ exists, that we have a duty to be part of that solution.

Solution

  1. creativity
  2. convinced
  3. start
  4. rocket
  5. solution

Original Text

Creativity is the idea. So, if we can't reach space or build a rocket and so on, we can be creative. At this moment, every one of you is a creative project. Creativity in your mother tongue is the path. Let's start from this moment. Let's write a novel or produce a short film. A single novel could make us global again. It could bring the Arabic language back to being number one. So, it's not true that there's no solution; there is a solution! But we have to know that, and be convinced that a solution exists, that we have a duty to be part of that solution.

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collocation frequency
arabic language 5
mother tongue 4
sovereignty independence 3
freedom sovereignty 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
freedom sovereignty independence 3

Important Words

  1. arabic
  2. bring
  3. build
  4. convinced
  5. creative
  6. creativity
  7. duty
  8. exists
  9. film
  10. global
  11. idea
  12. language
  13. moment
  14. mother
  15. number
  16. part
  17. path
  18. produce
  19. project
  20. reach
  21. rocket
  22. short
  23. single
  24. solution
  25. space
  26. start
  27. tongue
  28. true
  29. write