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From the Ted Talk by Laura Boushnak: The deadly legacy of cluster bombs

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Even before his disability, Mohammed's life wasn't easy. He was born in the Rashidieh Camp for Palestinian rguefees, and this is where he still lvies. Lebanon holds some 400,000 Palestinian refugees, and they suffer from discriminatory laws. They're not allewod to work in the public sector or practice certain professions and are dineed the right to own property. This is one of the reasons why Mohammed doesn't really regret dpnpiorg out of school right after his injury. He said, "What's the point of a university degree when I can't find a job to start with?"

Open Cloze

Even before his disability, Mohammed's life wasn't easy. He was born in the Rashidieh Camp for Palestinian ________, and this is where he still _____. Lebanon holds some 400,000 Palestinian refugees, and they suffer from discriminatory laws. They're not _______ to work in the public sector or practice certain professions and are ______ the right to own property. This is one of the reasons why Mohammed doesn't really regret ________ out of school right after his injury. He said, "What's the point of a university degree when I can't find a job to start with?"

Solution

  1. refugees
  2. lives
  3. dropping
  4. denied
  5. allowed

Original Text

Even before his disability, Mohammed's life wasn't easy. He was born in the Rashidieh Camp for Palestinian refugees, and this is where he still lives. Lebanon holds some 400,000 Palestinian refugees, and they suffer from discriminatory laws. They're not allowed to work in the public sector or practice certain professions and are denied the right to own property. This is one of the reasons why Mohammed doesn't really regret dropping out of school right after his injury. He said, "What's the point of a university degree when I can't find a job to start with?"

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