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From the Ted Talk by Christiane Amanpour: How to seek truth in the era of fake news

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Open Cloze

in three weeks' time, will be one of the very rare heads of an African country who actually abides by the constitution and gives up power after her prescribed term. She has said she wants to do that as a ______. But when I asked her about __________, and I gave a quick-fire round of certain _____, I presented her with the name of the new French president, ________ Macron. And she said — I said, "So what do you think when I say his name?" And she said, "Shaping up potentially to be a leader to fill our current leadership vacuum." I thought that was really interesting. Yesterday, I happened to have an interview with him. I'm very proud to say, I got his first _____________ interview. It was great. It was _________. And I was really impressed. I don't know whether I should be saying that in an open forum, but I was really impressed.

Solution

  1. leadership
  2. international
  3. lesson
  4. emmanuel
  5. names
  6. yesterday

Original Text

in three weeks' time, will be one of the very rare heads of an African country who actually abides by the constitution and gives up power after her prescribed term. She has said she wants to do that as a lesson. But when I asked her about leadership, and I gave a quick-fire round of certain names, I presented her with the name of the new French president, Emmanuel Macron. And she said — I said, "So what do you think when I say his name?" And she said, "Shaping up potentially to be a leader to fill our current leadership vacuum." I thought that was really interesting. Yesterday, I happened to have an interview with him. I'm very proud to say, I got his first international interview. It was great. It was yesterday. And I was really impressed. I don't know whether I should be saying that in an open forum, but I was really impressed.

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