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From the Ted Talk by Frank Gehry: My days as a young rebel

Unscramble the Blue Letters

In Cleveland, there's Burnham Mall, on the left. It's never been finished. Going out to the lake, you can see all those new buildings we built. And we had the opportunity to build a budlniig on this site. There's a rraoilad tcark. This is the city hall over here somewhere, and the courthouse. And the centerline of the mall goes out. Burnham had designed a railroad station that was never built, and so we followed. Sohio is on the axis here, and we followed the axis, and they're two kind of goalposts. And this is our building, which is a corporate headquarters for an icarsnnue cpnaomy. We collaborated with oedbrnlug and put the newspaper on top, folded. The health club is fastened to the garage with a C-clamp, for canleveld.

Open Cloze

In Cleveland, there's Burnham Mall, on the left. It's never been finished. Going out to the lake, you can see all those new buildings we built. And we had the opportunity to build a ________ on this site. There's a ________ _____. This is the city hall over here somewhere, and the courthouse. And the centerline of the mall goes out. Burnham had designed a railroad station that was never built, and so we followed. Sohio is on the axis here, and we followed the axis, and they're two kind of goalposts. And this is our building, which is a corporate headquarters for an _________ _______. We collaborated with _________ and put the newspaper on top, folded. The health club is fastened to the garage with a C-clamp, for _________.

Solution

  1. track
  2. building
  3. railroad
  4. company
  5. insurance
  6. cleveland
  7. oldenburg

Original Text

In Cleveland, there's Burnham Mall, on the left. It's never been finished. Going out to the lake, you can see all those new buildings we built. And we had the opportunity to build a building on this site. There's a railroad track. This is the city hall over here somewhere, and the courthouse. And the centerline of the mall goes out. Burnham had designed a railroad station that was never built, and so we followed. Sohio is on the axis here, and we followed the axis, and they're two kind of goalposts. And this is our building, which is a corporate headquarters for an insurance company. We collaborated with Oldenburg and put the newspaper on top, folded. The health club is fastened to the garage with a C-clamp, for Cleveland.

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Important Words

  1. axis
  2. build
  3. building
  4. buildings
  5. built
  6. burnham
  7. centerline
  8. city
  9. cleveland
  10. club
  11. collaborated
  12. company
  13. corporate
  14. courthouse
  15. designed
  16. fastened
  17. finished
  18. folded
  19. garage
  20. goalposts
  21. hall
  22. headquarters
  23. health
  24. insurance
  25. kind
  26. lake
  27. left
  28. mall
  29. newspaper
  30. oldenburg
  31. opportunity
  32. put
  33. railroad
  34. site
  35. sohio
  36. station
  37. top
  38. track