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"From the Ted Talk by Elon Musk: The future we're building -- and boring"

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EM: Well, I think that first of all, I'm just on two advisory councils where the format cistonss of going around the room and asking people's opinion on things, and so there's like a meeting every month or two. That's the sum total of my cnotuotirbin. But I think to the degree that there are people in the room who are aguirng in favor of doing something about climate change, or social isseus, I've used the meetings I've had thus far to argue in favor of immigration and in favor of climate change.

Open Cloze

EM: Well, I think that first of all, I'm just on two advisory councils where the format ________ of going around the room and asking people's opinion on things, and so there's like a meeting every month or two. That's the sum total of my ____________. But I think to the degree that there are people in the room who are _______ in favor of doing something about climate change, or social ______, I've used the meetings I've had thus far to argue in favor of immigration and in favor of climate change.

Solution

  1. arguing
  2. issues
  3. contribution
  4. consists

Original Text

EM: Well, I think that first of all, I'm just on two advisory councils where the format consists of going around the room and asking people's opinion on things, and so there's like a meeting every month or two. That's the sum total of my contribution. But I think to the degree that there are people in the room who are arguing in favor of doing something about climate change, or social issues, I've used the meetings I've had thus far to argue in favor of immigration and in favor of climate change.

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sustainable energy 7
elon musk 4
billion dollars 4
alleviate congestion 3
tunnel network 3
magnitude improvement 3
flying cars 3
laughter em 3
shared autonomy 3
tesla semi 3
ca wow 3
parking lot 3
solar glass 3
glass tiles 3
street level 3
climate change 3
years time 3
space shuttle 3

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em yeah ca 4

Important Words

  1. advisory
  2. argue
  3. arguing
  4. change
  5. climate
  6. consists
  7. contribution
  8. councils
  9. degree
  10. favor
  11. format
  12. immigration
  13. issues
  14. meeting
  15. meetings
  16. month
  17. opinion
  18. people
  19. room
  20. social
  21. sum
  22. total