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From the Ted Talk by Anil Gupta: India's hidden hotbeds of invention

Unscramble the Blue Letters

There's a whole rnage of innovations that we have. A car, which runs on compressed air with six paisa per kilometer. Assam, kaank ggooi. And you would not find this car in U.S. or Europe, but this is available in iidna. Now, this lady, she used to do the winding of the yarn for Pochampally sraee. In one day, 18,000 times, she had to do this winding to generate two sarees. This is what her son has done after seven years of struggle. She said, "Change your profession." He said, "I can't. This is the only thing I know, but I'll invent a machine, which will solve your problem." And this is what he did, a sewing machine in Uttar Pradesh. So, this is what SRISTI is saying: "Give me a place to stnad, and I will move the world."

Open Cloze

There's a whole _____ of innovations that we have. A car, which runs on compressed air with six paisa per kilometer. Assam, _____ _____. And you would not find this car in U.S. or Europe, but this is available in _____. Now, this lady, she used to do the winding of the yarn for Pochampally _____. In one day, 18,000 times, she had to do this winding to generate two sarees. This is what her son has done after seven years of struggle. She said, "Change your profession." He said, "I can't. This is the only thing I know, but I'll invent a machine, which will solve your problem." And this is what he did, a sewing machine in Uttar Pradesh. So, this is what SRISTI is saying: "Give me a place to _____, and I will move the world."

Solution

  1. kanak
  2. stand
  3. gogoi
  4. range
  5. india
  6. saree

Original Text

There's a whole range of innovations that we have. A car, which runs on compressed air with six paisa per kilometer. Assam, Kanak Gogoi. And you would not find this car in U.S. or Europe, but this is available in India. Now, this lady, she used to do the winding of the yarn for Pochampally Saree. In one day, 18,000 times, she had to do this winding to generate two sarees. This is what her son has done after seven years of struggle. She said, "Change your profession." He said, "I can't. This is the only thing I know, but I'll invent a machine, which will solve your problem." And this is what he did, a sewing machine in Uttar Pradesh. So, this is what SRISTI is saying: "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the world."

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Important Words

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  4. compressed
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  10. india
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  21. pradesh
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  25. runs
  26. saree
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  28. sewing
  29. solve
  30. son
  31. sristi
  32. stand
  33. struggle
  34. times
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  36. winding
  37. world
  38. yarn
  39. years