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From the Ted Talk by Gonzalo Vilariño: How Argentina's blind soccer team became champions

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But when I saw them plnyaig soccer — that was amazing. They had a dirt flied, rusty goalposts and bekron nets. The blind who attended the institute would play their gemas there, just like I did at a field near my house. But they played without being able to see. The ball made a sound so they could locate it. They had a guide behind the rival team's goal to know where to kick the ball. And they used eye masks. There were guys who could still see a little, and they wore eye masks so everyone was equal.

Open Cloze

But when I saw them _______ soccer — that was amazing. They had a dirt _____, rusty goalposts and ______ nets. The blind who attended the institute would play their _____ there, just like I did at a field near my house. But they played without being able to see. The ball made a sound so they could locate it. They had a guide behind the rival team's goal to know where to kick the ball. And they used eye masks. There were guys who could still see a little, and they wore eye masks so everyone was equal.

Solution

  1. playing
  2. games
  3. field
  4. broken

Original Text

But when I saw them playing soccer — that was amazing. They had a dirt field, rusty goalposts and broken nets. The blind who attended the institute would play their games there, just like I did at a field near my house. But they played without being able to see. The ball made a sound so they could locate it. They had a guide behind the rival team's goal to know where to kick the ball. And they used eye masks. There were guys who could still see a little, and they wore eye masks so everyone was equal.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. amazing
  2. attended
  3. ball
  4. blind
  5. broken
  6. dirt
  7. equal
  8. eye
  9. field
  10. games
  11. goal
  12. goalposts
  13. guide
  14. guys
  15. house
  16. institute
  17. kick
  18. locate
  19. masks
  20. nets
  21. play
  22. played
  23. playing
  24. rival
  25. rusty
  26. soccer
  27. sound
  28. wore