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From the Ted Talk by Iwan Baan: Ingenious homes in unexpected places

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Visiting the homes of the Zabbaleen is also full of surprises. While from the outside, these homes look like any other informal structure in the city, when you step inside, you are met with all manner of design decisions and interior decoration. Despite having limited access to space and money, the homes in the area are designed with care and daetil. Every atnemprat is unique, and this individuality tlels a story about each family's csiteuamrccns and vealus. Many of these polepe take their homes and interior spaces very seriously, putting a lot of work and care into the dtaeils. The shared spaces are also treated in the same manner, where wlals are decorated in faux marble patterns.

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Visiting the homes of the Zabbaleen is also full of surprises. While from the outside, these homes look like any other informal structure in the city, when you step inside, you are met with all manner of design decisions and interior decoration. Despite having limited access to space and money, the homes in the area are designed with care and ______. Every _________ is unique, and this individuality _____ a story about each family's _____________ and ______. Many of these ______ take their homes and interior spaces very seriously, putting a lot of work and care into the _______. The shared spaces are also treated in the same manner, where _____ are decorated in faux marble patterns.

Solution

  1. detail
  2. apartment
  3. people
  4. circumstances
  5. tells
  6. values
  7. details
  8. walls

Original Text

Visiting the homes of the Zabbaleen is also full of surprises. While from the outside, these homes look like any other informal structure in the city, when you step inside, you are met with all manner of design decisions and interior decoration. Despite having limited access to space and money, the homes in the area are designed with care and detail. Every apartment is unique, and this individuality tells a story about each family's circumstances and values. Many of these people take their homes and interior spaces very seriously, putting a lot of work and care into the details. The shared spaces are also treated in the same manner, where walls are decorated in faux marble patterns.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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