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

Unscramble the Blue Letters

That's "The New York Times" in New York. Well, this is pylniag with transparency. Again, the sense of light, the sense of transparency. On the left here, you have the migac Lantern in Japan, in Ginza, in Tokyo. And in the center is a monastery in the forest. This monastery is playing with the silence and the forest. And a museum, a science museum. This is about leavottiin. And this is in the center of Paris, in the blley of the whale. This is the phaté Foundation in Paris. All those buildings have something in common: it's that something is searching for desire, for dreams.

Open Cloze

That's "The New York Times" in New York. Well, this is _______ with transparency. Again, the sense of light, the sense of transparency. On the left here, you have the _____ Lantern in Japan, in Ginza, in Tokyo. And in the center is a monastery in the forest. This monastery is playing with the silence and the forest. And a museum, a science museum. This is about __________. And this is in the center of Paris, in the _____ of the whale. This is the _____ Foundation in Paris. All those buildings have something in common: it's that something is searching for desire, for dreams.

Solution

  1. belly
  2. levitation
  3. playing
  4. pathé
  5. magic

Original Text

That's "The New York Times" in New York. Well, this is playing with transparency. Again, the sense of light, the sense of transparency. On the left here, you have the Magic Lantern in Japan, in Ginza, in Tokyo. And in the center is a monastery in the forest. This monastery is playing with the silence and the forest. And a museum, a science museum. This is about levitation. And this is in the center of Paris, in the belly of the whale. This is the Pathé Foundation in Paris. All those buildings have something in common: it's that something is searching for desire, for dreams.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. belly
  2. buildings
  3. center
  4. desire
  5. dreams
  6. forest
  7. foundation
  8. ginza
  9. japan
  10. lantern
  11. left
  12. levitation
  13. light
  14. magic
  15. monastery
  16. museum
  17. paris
  18. pathé
  19. playing
  20. science
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  22. sense
  23. silence
  24. tokyo
  25. transparency
  26. whale
  27. york