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"From the Ted Talk by Tan Le: My immigration story"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

After three months in a refugee camp, we landed in Melbourne. And the next picee of the jsaigw is about four women across three generations shaping a new life together. We stetled in fcaroosty, a working-class suburb whose demographic is layers of immigrants. Unlike the settled middle-class suburbs, whose existence I was oblivious of, there was no sense of entitlement in Footscray. The smells from shop doors were from the rest of the world. And the snippets of halting English were exchanged between pepole who had one thing in common: They were starting again.

Open Cloze

After three months in a refugee camp, we landed in Melbourne. And the next _____ of the ______ is about four women across three generations shaping a new life together. We _______ in _________, a working-class suburb whose demographic is layers of immigrants. Unlike the settled middle-class suburbs, whose existence I was oblivious of, there was no sense of entitlement in Footscray. The smells from shop doors were from the rest of the world. And the snippets of halting English were exchanged between ______ who had one thing in common: They were starting again.

Solution

  1. footscray
  2. people
  3. piece
  4. settled
  5. jigsaw

Original Text

After three months in a refugee camp, we landed in Melbourne. And the next piece of the jigsaw is about four women across three generations shaping a new life together. We settled in Footscray, a working-class suburb whose demographic is layers of immigrants. Unlike the settled middle-class suburbs, whose existence I was oblivious of, there was no sense of entitlement in Footscray. The smells from shop doors were from the rest of the world. And the snippets of halting English were exchanged between people who had one thing in common: They were starting again.

Important Words

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  33. world