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From the Ted Talk by Karoliina Korppoo: How a video game might help us build better cities

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And these videos that I have shown you, these are the people who are cnmoig up with new kdins of solutions. We know that cities are growing. They're getting bigger as we go, and the percentage of population living in cities is projected to rise. So we need the sntlouios and these poelpe, playing the game, they are trying out different kinds of solutions. They might have something that is really important. So what we are seeing here is dream cities that might be real one day. So it might be that this is not just a game. It might be a way to decide our own fate.

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And these videos that I have shown you, these are the people who are ______ up with new _____ of solutions. We know that cities are growing. They're getting bigger as we go, and the percentage of population living in cities is projected to rise. So we need the _________ and these ______, playing the game, they are trying out different kinds of solutions. They might have something that is really important. So what we are seeing here is dream cities that might be real one day. So it might be that this is not just a game. It might be a way to decide our own fate.

Solution

  1. coming
  2. kinds
  3. people
  4. solutions

Original Text

And these videos that I have shown you, these are the people who are coming up with new kinds of solutions. We know that cities are growing. They're getting bigger as we go, and the percentage of population living in cities is projected to rise. So we need the solutions and these people, playing the game, they are trying out different kinds of solutions. They might have something that is really important. So what we are seeing here is dream cities that might be real one day. So it might be that this is not just a game. It might be a way to decide our own fate.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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real city 2
basic idea 2

Important Words

  1. bigger
  2. cities
  3. coming
  4. day
  5. decide
  6. dream
  7. fate
  8. game
  9. growing
  10. important
  11. kinds
  12. living
  13. people
  14. percentage
  15. playing
  16. population
  17. projected
  18. real
  19. rise
  20. shown
  21. solutions
  22. videos