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From the Ted Talk by Uğur Şahin and Özlem Türeci: Meet the scientist couple driving an mRNA vaccine revolution

Unscramble the Blue Letters

UŞ: It is somehow srrinsiupg because the way how we do scincee, and how we recognize how people work effectively in teams together is not to us from where the person is conmig, but what the person can contribute. So in our cmoapny, we have epelyoems from more than 60 countries. So we are an international group of scientists, as any other research institution. So we have to recognize that globalization really helps to bring people, scientists or other engineers into one place, allniowg to work together and to come with extraordinary results. For us, this is somehow surprising that this is seen as special. It is just the way how excellent research and science work.

Open Cloze

UŞ: It is somehow __________ because the way how we do _______, and how we recognize how people work effectively in teams together is not to us from where the person is ______, but what the person can contribute. So in our _______, we have _________ from more than 60 countries. So we are an international group of scientists, as any other research institution. So we have to recognize that globalization really helps to bring people, scientists or other engineers into one place, ________ to work together and to come with extraordinary results. For us, this is somehow surprising that this is seen as special. It is just the way how excellent research and science work.

Solution

  1. company
  2. employees
  3. science
  4. coming
  5. surprising
  6. allowing

Original Text

UŞ: It is somehow surprising because the way how we do science, and how we recognize how people work effectively in teams together is not to us from where the person is coming, but what the person can contribute. So in our company, we have employees from more than 60 countries. So we are an international group of scientists, as any other research institution. So we have to recognize that globalization really helps to bring people, scientists or other engineers into one place, allowing to work together and to come with extraordinary results. For us, this is somehow surprising that this is seen as special. It is just the way how excellent research and science work.

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Important Words

  1. allowing
  2. bring
  3. coming
  4. company
  5. contribute
  6. countries
  7. effectively
  8. employees
  9. engineers
  10. excellent
  11. extraordinary
  12. globalization
  13. group
  14. helps
  15. institution
  16. international
  17. people
  18. person
  19. place
  20. recognize
  21. research
  22. results
  23. science
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  25. special
  26. surprising
  27. teams
  28. work