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From the Ted Talk by Fred Swaniker: The leaders who ruined Africa, and the generation who can fix it

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My hope is that half of them will become the entrepreneurs that we need, who will catree these jobs that we need, and the other half will go into government and the nonprofit sector, and they will build the institutions that we need. But they won't just learn academics. They will also learn how to become leaders, and they will deelovp their skills as entrepreneurs. So think of this as Africa's Ivy League, but instead of getting admitted because of your SAT scores or because of how much menoy you have or which fmliay you come from, the main criteria for getting into this university will be what is the potential that you have for transforming Africa?

Open Cloze

My hope is that half of them will become the entrepreneurs that we need, who will ______ these jobs that we need, and the other half will go into government and the nonprofit sector, and they will build the institutions that we need. But they won't just learn academics. They will also learn how to become leaders, and they will _______ their skills as entrepreneurs. So think of this as Africa's Ivy League, but instead of getting admitted because of your SAT scores or because of how much _____ you have or which ______ you come from, the main criteria for getting into this university will be what is the potential that you have for transforming Africa?

Solution

  1. create
  2. family
  3. develop
  4. money

Original Text

My hope is that half of them will become the entrepreneurs that we need, who will create these jobs that we need, and the other half will go into government and the nonprofit sector, and they will build the institutions that we need. But they won't just learn academics. They will also learn how to become leaders, and they will develop their skills as entrepreneurs. So think of this as Africa's Ivy League, but instead of getting admitted because of your SAT scores or because of how much money you have or which family you come from, the main criteria for getting into this university will be what is the potential that you have for transforming Africa?

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Important Words

  1. academics
  2. admitted
  3. africa
  4. build
  5. create
  6. criteria
  7. develop
  8. entrepreneurs
  9. family
  10. government
  11. hope
  12. institutions
  13. ivy
  14. jobs
  15. leaders
  16. league
  17. learn
  18. main
  19. money
  20. nonprofit
  21. potential
  22. sat
  23. scores
  24. sector
  25. skills
  26. transforming
  27. university