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"From the Ted Talk by Renzo Piano: The genius behind some of the world's most famous buildings"

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Let's talk about construction. Adventure, it's adventure in real life, not adventure in spiirt. This guy there is a deeatwper diver. From rock climbers to deepwater divers. This is in Berlin. After the fall of the Wall in '89, we built this building, connecting East Berlin to West Berlin, in ptmesdoar ptlaz. We got on that project almost 5,000 people. Almost 5,000 people. And this is another site in Japan, building the Kansai Airport. Again, all the rock climbers, Japanese ones. You know, maikng buildings together is the best way to create a snsee of cooperation. The sense of pride — pride is essential.

Open Cloze

Let's talk about construction. Adventure, it's adventure in real life, not adventure in ______. This guy there is a _________ diver. From rock climbers to deepwater divers. This is in Berlin. After the fall of the Wall in '89, we built this building, connecting East Berlin to West Berlin, in _________ _____. We got on that project almost 5,000 people. Almost 5,000 people. And this is another site in Japan, building the Kansai Airport. Again, all the rock climbers, Japanese ones. You know, ______ buildings together is the best way to create a _____ of cooperation. The sense of pride — pride is essential.

Solution

  1. potsdamer
  2. sense
  3. making
  4. deepwater
  5. platz
  6. spirit

Original Text

Let's talk about construction. Adventure, it's adventure in real life, not adventure in spirit. This guy there is a deepwater diver. From rock climbers to deepwater divers. This is in Berlin. After the fall of the Wall in '89, we built this building, connecting East Berlin to West Berlin, in Potsdamer Platz. We got on that project almost 5,000 people. Almost 5,000 people. And this is another site in Japan, building the Kansai Airport. Again, all the rock climbers, Japanese ones. You know, making buildings together is the best way to create a sense of cooperation. The sense of pride — pride is essential.

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collocation frequency
making buildings 3
rock climbers 3
long time 3

Important Words

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