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"From the Ted Talk by Peter Saul: Let's talk about dying"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So there you go. That's the tutrh. No doubt that will piss you off, and now let's see whether we can set you free. I don't promise anything. Now, as you heard in the intro, I work in intensive care, and I think I've kind of lievd through the hydaey of intensive care. It's been a ride, man. This has been ftsinaatc. We have machines that go ping. There's many of them up there. And we have some wizard technology which I think has worked really well, and over the course of the time I've worked in intensive care, the dateh rate for males in Australia has halved, and intensive care has had something to do with that. Certainly, a lot of the tlgoiocehnes that we use have got something to do with that.

Open Cloze

So there you go. That's the _____. No doubt that will piss you off, and now let's see whether we can set you free. I don't promise anything. Now, as you heard in the intro, I work in intensive care, and I think I've kind of _____ through the ______ of intensive care. It's been a ride, man. This has been _________. We have machines that go ping. There's many of them up there. And we have some wizard technology which I think has worked really well, and over the course of the time I've worked in intensive care, the _____ rate for males in Australia has halved, and intensive care has had something to do with that. Certainly, a lot of the ____________ that we use have got something to do with that.

Solution

  1. death
  2. lived
  3. heyday
  4. truth
  5. technologies
  6. fantastic

Original Text

So there you go. That's the truth. No doubt that will piss you off, and now let's see whether we can set you free. I don't promise anything. Now, as you heard in the intro, I work in intensive care, and I think I've kind of lived through the heyday of intensive care. It's been a ride, man. This has been fantastic. We have machines that go ping. There's many of them up there. And we have some wizard technology which I think has worked really well, and over the course of the time I've worked in intensive care, the death rate for males in Australia has halved, and intensive care has had something to do with that. Certainly, a lot of the technologies that we use have got something to do with that.

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collocation frequency
intensive care 10
people die 3
dying process 3
small idea 3
john hunter 3

Important Words

  1. australia
  2. care
  3. death
  4. doubt
  5. fantastic
  6. free
  7. halved
  8. heard
  9. heyday
  10. intensive
  11. intro
  12. kind
  13. lived
  14. lot
  15. machines
  16. males
  17. man
  18. ping
  19. piss
  20. promise
  21. rate
  22. ride
  23. set
  24. technologies
  25. technology
  26. time
  27. truth
  28. wizard
  29. work
  30. worked