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From the Ted Talk by Liu Thai Ker: The architectural mastermind behind modern Singapore

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And we should never turn a city into a theme park. In other words, despite the fact that we must be very disciplined, and create calmness, tnutiiaqrly and so on, we still have to create a city that is eanlyjobe to live in, so it's fun. Now once you know what creates fun for the people, then you identify the functions to serve the fun. “Fun” would include education, ctaurull aetiivctis and so on. So then, you identify the functions, and once you identify the fontuncis, then you cartee a city form to satisfy the function. Form follows function follows fun is the guideline for me in city planning. And we must give them housing, we must give them commercial centers so that they create jobs. We must give them industry, and also schools, hospitals and even police sntiotas and fire stations and sports complexes. Because we want the city people to be able to lead a healthy life. And also parks.

Open Cloze

And we should never turn a city into a theme park. In other words, despite the fact that we must be very disciplined, and create calmness, ___________ and so on, we still have to create a city that is _________ to live in, so it's fun. Now once you know what creates fun for the people, then you identify the functions to serve the fun. “Fun” would include education, ________ __________ and so on. So then, you identify the functions, and once you identify the _________, then you ______ a city form to satisfy the function. Form follows function follows fun is the guideline for me in city planning. And we must give them housing, we must give them commercial centers so that they create jobs. We must give them industry, and also schools, hospitals and even police ________ and fire stations and sports complexes. Because we want the city people to be able to lead a healthy life. And also parks.

Solution

  1. tranquility
  2. activities
  3. functions
  4. create
  5. enjoyable
  6. stations
  7. cultural

Original Text

And we should never turn a city into a theme park. In other words, despite the fact that we must be very disciplined, and create calmness, tranquility and so on, we still have to create a city that is enjoyable to live in, so it's fun. Now once you know what creates fun for the people, then you identify the functions to serve the fun. “Fun” would include education, cultural activities and so on. So then, you identify the functions, and once you identify the functions, then you create a city form to satisfy the function. Form follows function follows fun is the guideline for me in city planning. And we must give them housing, we must give them commercial centers so that they create jobs. We must give them industry, and also schools, hospitals and even police stations and fire stations and sports complexes. Because we want the city people to be able to lead a healthy life. And also parks.

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Important Words

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  31. park
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  33. people
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