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"From the Ted Talk by Bill Gates: Innovating to zero!"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So this is a wish. It's a very concrete wish that we iennvt this technology. If you gave me only one wish for the next 50 years — I could pick who's president, I could pick a vancice, which is something I love, or I could pick that this thing that's half the cost with no CO2 gets ivenetnd — this is the wish I would pick. This is the one with the greatest impact. If we don't get this wish, the division between the people who think short term and long term will be terrible, between the US and China, between poor crniuotes and rich, and most of all, the lives of those two billion will be far wsore.

Open Cloze

So this is a wish. It's a very concrete wish that we ______ this technology. If you gave me only one wish for the next 50 years — I could pick who's president, I could pick a _______, which is something I love, or I could pick that this thing that's half the cost with no CO2 gets ________ — this is the wish I would pick. This is the one with the greatest impact. If we don't get this wish, the division between the people who think short term and long term will be terrible, between the US and China, between poor _________ and rich, and most of all, the lives of those two billion will be far _____.

Solution

  1. invent
  2. vaccine
  3. invented
  4. worse
  5. countries

Original Text

So this is a wish. It's a very concrete wish that we invent this technology. If you gave me only one wish for the next 50 years — I could pick who's president, I could pick a vaccine, which is something I love, or I could pick that this thing that's half the cost with no CO2 gets invented — this is the wish I would pick. This is the one with the greatest impact. If we don't get this wish, the division between the people who think short term and long term will be terrible, between the US and China, between poor countries and rich, and most of all, the lives of those two billion will be far worse.

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rich world 3
report card 3
poor countries 3

Important Words

  1. billion
  2. china
  3. concrete
  4. cost
  5. countries
  6. division
  7. gave
  8. greatest
  9. impact
  10. invent
  11. invented
  12. lives
  13. long
  14. love
  15. people
  16. pick
  17. poor
  18. president
  19. rich
  20. short
  21. technology
  22. term
  23. terrible
  24. vaccine
  25. worse
  26. years