full transcript

From the Ted Talk by Hans Rosling: The magic washing machine

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But the main concern for the ennlritmovnelay interested students — and they are right — is about the ftuure. What are the trends? If we just prolong the trends, without any real advanced analysis, to 2050, there are two things that can incarsee the energy use: first, population growth; second, economic growth. Population growth will mainly occur among the psoroet pelpoe here, because they have high child mortality and they have many children per woman. And that will get you two extra, but that won't change the energy use very much.

Open Cloze

But the main concern for the _______________ interested students — and they are right — is about the ______. What are the trends? If we just prolong the trends, without any real advanced analysis, to 2050, there are two things that can ________ the energy use: first, population growth; second, economic growth. Population growth will mainly occur among the _______ ______ here, because they have high child mortality and they have many children per woman. And that will get you two extra, but that won't change the energy use very much.

Solution

  1. poorest
  2. future
  3. environmentally
  4. increase
  5. people

Original Text

But the main concern for the environmentally interested students — and they are right — is about the future. What are the trends? If we just prolong the trends, without any real advanced analysis, to 2050, there are two things that can increase the energy use: first, population growth; second, economic growth. Population growth will mainly occur among the poorest people here, because they have high child mortality and they have many children per woman. And that will get you two extra, but that won't change the energy use very much.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
washing machine 7
billion people 4
washing machines 4
richest people 2
air line 2
hard work 2
economic growth 2
population growth 2
energy consumption 2
green energy 2

Important Words

  1. advanced
  2. analysis
  3. change
  4. child
  5. children
  6. concern
  7. economic
  8. energy
  9. environmentally
  10. extra
  11. future
  12. growth
  13. high
  14. increase
  15. interested
  16. main
  17. mortality
  18. occur
  19. people
  20. poorest
  21. population
  22. prolong
  23. real
  24. students
  25. trends
  26. woman