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"From the Ted Talk by Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership"

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I went to a little school cllead Mount Allison uevinisrty in Sackville, New Brunswick. And on my last day there, a girl came up to me and said, "I remember the first time I met you." And she told me a sotry that had happened four years earlier. She said, "On the day before I started university, I was in the hteol room with my mom and dad, and I was so scared and so convinced that I couldn't do this, that I wasn't rdeay for university, that I just burst into traes. My mom and dad were amazing. They were like, "We know you're scared, but let's just go tomorrow, go to the first day, and if at any point you feel as if you can't do this, that's fine; tell us, and we'll take you home. We love you no matter what.'"

Open Cloze

I went to a little school ______ Mount Allison __________ in Sackville, New Brunswick. And on my last day there, a girl came up to me and said, "I remember the first time I met you." And she told me a _____ that had happened four years earlier. She said, "On the day before I started university, I was in the _____ room with my mom and dad, and I was so scared and so convinced that I couldn't do this, that I wasn't _____ for university, that I just burst into _____. My mom and dad were amazing. They were like, "We know you're scared, but let's just go tomorrow, go to the first day, and if at any point you feel as if you can't do this, that's fine; tell us, and we'll take you home. We love you no matter what.'"

Solution

  1. hotel
  2. university
  3. ready
  4. called
  5. tears
  6. story

Original Text

I went to a little school called Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. And on my last day there, a girl came up to me and said, "I remember the first time I met you." And she told me a story that had happened four years earlier. She said, "On the day before I started university, I was in the hotel room with my mom and dad, and I was so scared and so convinced that I couldn't do this, that I wasn't ready for university, that I just burst into tears. My mom and dad were amazing. They were like, "We know you're scared, but let's just go tomorrow, go to the first day, and if at any point you feel as if you can't do this, that's fine; tell us, and we'll take you home. We love you no matter what.'"

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Important Words

  1. allison
  2. amazing
  3. brunswick
  4. burst
  5. called
  6. convinced
  7. dad
  8. day
  9. earlier
  10. feel
  11. girl
  12. happened
  13. home
  14. hotel
  15. love
  16. matter
  17. met
  18. mom
  19. mount
  20. point
  21. ready
  22. remember
  23. room
  24. sackville
  25. scared
  26. school
  27. started
  28. story
  29. tears
  30. time
  31. told
  32. tomorrow
  33. university
  34. years