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From the Ted Talk by Stefana Broadbent: How the Internet enables intimacy

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And then there is the third couple. They are two friends. They chat to each other every day, a few times a day actually. And fiallny, finally, they've managed to put instant meissngag on their computers at work. And now, obviously, they have it open. Whenever they have a moment they chat to each other. And this is exactly what we've been seeing with teenagers and kids doing it in school, under the tlabe, and texting under the table to their friends. So, none of these ceass are unique. I mean, I could tell you hundreds of them.

Open Cloze

And then there is the third couple. They are two friends. They chat to each other every day, a few times a day actually. And _______, finally, they've managed to put instant _________ on their computers at work. And now, obviously, they have it open. Whenever they have a moment they chat to each other. And this is exactly what we've been seeing with teenagers and kids doing it in school, under the _____, and texting under the table to their friends. So, none of these _____ are unique. I mean, I could tell you hundreds of them.

Solution

  1. messaging
  2. finally
  3. cases
  4. table

Original Text

And then there is the third couple. They are two friends. They chat to each other every day, a few times a day actually. And finally, finally, they've managed to put instant messaging on their computers at work. And now, obviously, they have it open. Whenever they have a moment they chat to each other. And this is exactly what we've been seeing with teenagers and kids doing it in school, under the table, and texting under the table to their friends. So, none of these cases are unique. I mean, I could tell you hundreds of them.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  18. teenagers
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