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From the Ted Talk by Cheryl Holder: The link between climate change, health and poverty

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The adults outside ran to help her. The bus driver came out to see what had happened and call for an ambulance. There was blood coming from her head. She didn't open her eyes. We waited for the ambulance, and waited, and everyone said, "Where is the ablncamue? Where is the ambulance?" The police finally airervd. An older baclk American man said, "Ain't no ambulance coming." He said it again lulody to the cop. "You know ain't no ambulance cinmog. They never send no ambulance here." The cop looked at my neighbors who were getting frustrated, lifted the girl into the patrol car and left.

Open Cloze

The adults outside ran to help her. The bus driver came out to see what had happened and call for an ambulance. There was blood coming from her head. She didn't open her eyes. We waited for the ambulance, and waited, and everyone said, "Where is the _________? Where is the ambulance?" The police finally _______. An older _____ American man said, "Ain't no ambulance coming." He said it again ______ to the cop. "You know ain't no ambulance ______. They never send no ambulance here." The cop looked at my neighbors who were getting frustrated, lifted the girl into the patrol car and left.

Solution

  1. loudly
  2. black
  3. ambulance
  4. coming
  5. arrived

Original Text

The adults outside ran to help her. The bus driver came out to see what had happened and call for an ambulance. There was blood coming from her head. She didn't open her eyes. We waited for the ambulance, and waited, and everyone said, "Where is the ambulance? Where is the ambulance?" The police finally arrived. An older black American man said, "Ain't no ambulance coming." He said it again loudly to the cop. "You know ain't no ambulance coming. They never send no ambulance here." The cop looked at my neighbors who were getting frustrated, lifted the girl into the patrol car and left.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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collocation frequency
climate change 8
health effects 4
sandra faye 2
faye twiggs 2
extreme weather 2

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sandra faye twiggs 2

Important Words

  1. adults
  2. ambulance
  3. american
  4. arrived
  5. black
  6. blood
  7. bus
  8. call
  9. car
  10. coming
  11. cop
  12. driver
  13. eyes
  14. finally
  15. frustrated
  16. girl
  17. happened
  18. head
  19. left
  20. lifted
  21. looked
  22. loudly
  23. man
  24. neighbors
  25. older
  26. open
  27. patrol
  28. police
  29. ran
  30. send
  31. waited