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"From the Ted Talk by Heather Brooke: My battle to expose government corruption"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Well, I'm the girl in that story, and the secret dotucenms that I was interested in were located in this building, the bsirith Parliament, and the data that I wanted to get my hands on were the expense receipts of members of Parliament. I thought this was a basic question to ask in a doearmccy. (Applause) It wasn't like I was asking for the code to a nuclear bunker, or anything like that, but the amount of resistance I got from this feerodm of Information request, you would have thought I'd aeksd something like this.

Open Cloze

Well, I'm the girl in that story, and the secret _________ that I was interested in were located in this building, the _______ Parliament, and the data that I wanted to get my hands on were the expense receipts of members of Parliament. I thought this was a basic question to ask in a _________. (Applause) It wasn't like I was asking for the code to a nuclear bunker, or anything like that, but the amount of resistance I got from this _______ of Information request, you would have thought I'd _____ something like this.

Solution

  1. british
  2. freedom
  3. documents
  4. asked
  5. democracy

Original Text

Well, I'm the girl in that story, and the secret documents that I was interested in were located in this building, the British Parliament, and the data that I wanted to get my hands on were the expense receipts of members of Parliament. I thought this was a basic question to ask in a democracy. (Applause) It wasn't like I was asking for the code to a nuclear bunker, or anything like that, but the amount of resistance I got from this Freedom of Information request, you would have thought I'd asked something like this.

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secret filing cabinets 3

Important Words

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  3. asked
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  5. british
  6. building
  7. bunker
  8. code
  9. data
  10. democracy
  11. documents
  12. expense
  13. freedom
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  15. hands
  16. information
  17. interested
  18. located
  19. members
  20. nuclear
  21. parliament
  22. question
  23. receipts
  24. request
  25. resistance
  26. secret
  27. story
  28. thought
  29. wanted