full transcript

From the Ted Talk by Jeremy Gilley: One day of peace

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And I remember being suctk in New York, this time because of the vancloo, which was obviously much less harmful. And I was there thinking about what was going on. And I kept thinking about this 70 percent. 70 pceernt reduction in violence — in what everyone said was completely impossible and you couldn't do. And that made me think that, if we can get 70 percent in Afghanistan, then surely we can get 70 percent reduction everywhere. We have to go for a glboal truce. We have to utilize this day of ceasefire and nonviolence and go for a global truce, go for the largest recorded cessation of hostilities, both domestically and internationally, ever recorded.

Open Cloze

And I remember being _____ in New York, this time because of the _______, which was obviously much less harmful. And I was there thinking about what was going on. And I kept thinking about this 70 percent. 70 _______ reduction in violence — in what everyone said was completely impossible and you couldn't do. And that made me think that, if we can get 70 percent in Afghanistan, then surely we can get 70 percent reduction everywhere. We have to go for a ______ truce. We have to utilize this day of ceasefire and nonviolence and go for a global truce, go for the largest recorded cessation of hostilities, both domestically and internationally, ever recorded.

Solution

  1. global
  2. percent
  3. volcano
  4. stuck

Original Text

And I remember being stuck in New York, this time because of the volcano, which was obviously much less harmful. And I was there thinking about what was going on. And I kept thinking about this 70 percent. 70 percent reduction in violence — in what everyone said was completely impossible and you couldn't do. And that made me think that, if we can get 70 percent in Afghanistan, then surely we can get 70 percent reduction everywhere. We have to go for a global truce. We have to utilize this day of ceasefire and nonviolence and go for a global truce, go for the largest recorded cessation of hostilities, both domestically and internationally, ever recorded.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
starting point 3
young people 3
united nations 3
percent reduction 3
ceasefire nonviolence 2
nobel peace 2
dalai lama 2
kofi annan 2
global community 2
raise awareness 2
global truce 2
largest recorded 2
recorded cessation 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
largest recorded cessation 2

Important Words

  1. afghanistan
  2. ceasefire
  3. cessation
  4. completely
  5. day
  6. domestically
  7. global
  8. harmful
  9. hostilities
  10. impossible
  11. internationally
  12. largest
  13. nonviolence
  14. percent
  15. recorded
  16. reduction
  17. remember
  18. stuck
  19. surely
  20. thinking
  21. time
  22. truce
  23. utilize
  24. violence
  25. volcano
  26. york