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"From the Ted Talk by Roger Ebert: Remaking my voice"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

CE: All of this has happened in the blink of an eye. It is unimaginable what will happen next. It makes me iiedlcbnry fortunate to live at this momnet in hotrisy. Indeed, I am lucky to live in history at all, because without intelligence and memory there is no history. For bilolnis of years, the universe evolved completely without notice. Now we live in the age of the Internet, which seems to be creating a form of global ccesussionons. And because of it, I can communicate as well as I ever could. We are born into a box of time and space. We use words and ctioumcamnion to break out of it and to reach out to others.

Open Cloze

CE: All of this has happened in the blink of an eye. It is unimaginable what will happen next. It makes me __________ fortunate to live at this ______ in _______. Indeed, I am lucky to live in history at all, because without intelligence and memory there is no history. For ________ of years, the universe evolved completely without notice. Now we live in the age of the Internet, which seems to be creating a form of global _____________. And because of it, I can communicate as well as I ever could. We are born into a box of time and space. We use words and _____________ to break out of it and to reach out to others.

Solution

  1. billions
  2. communication
  3. consciousness
  4. moment
  5. history
  6. incredibly

Original Text

CE: All of this has happened in the blink of an eye. It is unimaginable what will happen next. It makes me incredibly fortunate to live at this moment in history. Indeed, I am lucky to live in history at all, because without intelligence and memory there is no history. For billions of years, the universe evolved completely without notice. Now we live in the age of the Internet, which seems to be creating a form of global consciousness. And because of it, I can communicate as well as I ever could. We are born into a box of time and space. We use words and communication to break out of it and to reach out to others.

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Important Words

  1. age
  2. billions
  3. blink
  4. born
  5. box
  6. break
  7. communicate
  8. communication
  9. completely
  10. consciousness
  11. creating
  12. evolved
  13. eye
  14. form
  15. fortunate
  16. global
  17. happen
  18. happened
  19. history
  20. incredibly
  21. intelligence
  22. internet
  23. live
  24. lucky
  25. memory
  26. moment
  27. notice
  28. reach
  29. space
  30. time
  31. unimaginable
  32. universe
  33. words
  34. years