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"From the Ted Talk by Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian revolution"

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A dictator cannot live without the force. They want to make people live in fear. And that plcaochyosgil barrier of fear had worked for so many years, and here comes the Internet, technology, BlackBerry, SMS. It's hneplig all of us to connect. Platforms like YouTube, tttweir, faocebok were helping us a lot because it basically gave us the impression that, "Wow, I'm not alone. There are a lot of people who are frustrated." There are lots of people who are fttrresaud. There are lots of people who actually share the same dream. There are lots of people who care about their fdreoem. They probably have the best life in the world. They are lnivig in happiness. They are living in their villas. They are happy. They don't have problems. But they are still feeling the pain of the egtyapin.

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A dictator cannot live without the force. They want to make people live in fear. And that _____________ barrier of fear had worked for so many years, and here comes the Internet, technology, BlackBerry, SMS. It's _______ all of us to connect. Platforms like YouTube, _______, ________ were helping us a lot because it basically gave us the impression that, "Wow, I'm not alone. There are a lot of people who are frustrated." There are lots of people who are __________. There are lots of people who actually share the same dream. There are lots of people who care about their _______. They probably have the best life in the world. They are ______ in happiness. They are living in their villas. They are happy. They don't have problems. But they are still feeling the pain of the ________.

Solution

  1. living
  2. frustrated
  3. psychological
  4. freedom
  5. facebook
  6. twitter
  7. egyptian
  8. helping

Original Text

A dictator cannot live without the force. They want to make people live in fear. And that psychological barrier of fear had worked for so many years, and here comes the Internet, technology, BlackBerry, SMS. It's helping all of us to connect. Platforms like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook were helping us a lot because it basically gave us the impression that, "Wow, I'm not alone. There are a lot of people who are frustrated." There are lots of people who are frustrated. There are lots of people who actually share the same dream. There are lots of people who care about their freedom. They probably have the best life in the world. They are living in happiness. They are living in their villas. They are happy. They don't have problems. But they are still feeling the pain of the Egyptian.

Important Words

  1. barrier
  2. basically
  3. blackberry
  4. care
  5. connect
  6. dictator
  7. dream
  8. egyptian
  9. facebook
  10. fear
  11. feeling
  12. force
  13. freedom
  14. frustrated
  15. gave
  16. happiness
  17. happy
  18. helping
  19. impression
  20. internet
  21. life
  22. live
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  24. lot
  25. lots
  26. pain
  27. people
  28. platforms
  29. problems
  30. psychological
  31. share
  32. sms
  33. technology
  34. twitter
  35. villas
  36. worked
  37. world
  38. years
  39. youtube