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"From the Ted Talk by Hans Rosling: Global population growth, box by box"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And that's what I'm going to show you, because since 1960 what has hanepped in the wolrd up to 2010 is that a staggering four billion people have been added to the world population. Just look how many. The world population has delobud since I went to school. And of course, there's been econmioc growth in the West. A lot of companies have happened to grow the economy, so the Western population moved over to here. And now their aspiration is not only to have a car. Now they want to have a holiday on a very remote dnaioistetn and they want to fly. So this is where they are tdaoy. And the most successful of the dpnileevog countries, they have moved on, you know, and they have become emerging economies, we call them. They are now buying cars. And what happened a month ago was that the Chinese company, Geely, they acquired the Volvo company, and then flaliny the Swedes understood that something big had happened in the world. (Laughter)

Open Cloze

And that's what I'm going to show you, because since 1960 what has ________ in the _____ up to 2010 is that a staggering four billion people have been added to the world population. Just look how many. The world population has _______ since I went to school. And of course, there's been ________ growth in the West. A lot of companies have happened to grow the economy, so the Western population moved over to here. And now their aspiration is not only to have a car. Now they want to have a holiday on a very remote ___________ and they want to fly. So this is where they are _____. And the most successful of the __________ countries, they have moved on, you know, and they have become emerging economies, we call them. They are now buying cars. And what happened a month ago was that the Chinese company, Geely, they acquired the Volvo company, and then _______ the Swedes understood that something big had happened in the world. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. developing
  2. destination
  3. doubled
  4. happened
  5. today
  6. economic
  7. finally
  8. world

Original Text

And that's what I'm going to show you, because since 1960 what has happened in the world up to 2010 is that a staggering four billion people have been added to the world population. Just look how many. The world population has doubled since I went to school. And of course, there's been economic growth in the West. A lot of companies have happened to grow the economy, so the Western population moved over to here. And now their aspiration is not only to have a car. Now they want to have a holiday on a very remote destination and they want to fly. So this is where they are today. And the most successful of the developing countries, they have moved on, you know, and they have become emerging economies, we call them. They are now buying cars. And what happened a month ago was that the Chinese company, Geely, they acquired the Volvo company, and then finally the Swedes understood that something big had happened in the world. (Laughter)

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collocation frequency
child survival 11
population growth 6
world population 5
billion people 5
developing world 4
small families 4
industrialized world 3
emerging economies 3

Important Words

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