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From the Ted Talk by Melissa Garren: The sea we've hardly seen

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In the next ten minutes, we will immerse ourselves in an amazing and buaiufetl marine wlord that's very often olreoevkod. I'd like to take you on a journey into the sea, looking at it from the perspective of its smleslat inhabitants: the microbes. My goal is that after this short jnrueoy, you'll share my amazement at how deeply connected our lives are to these microscopic creatures and also perhaps my concern that these relationships are often neglected when it comes to making decisions and policies about our oceans.

Open Cloze

In the next ten minutes, we will immerse ourselves in an amazing and _________ marine _____ that's very often __________. I'd like to take you on a journey into the sea, looking at it from the perspective of its ________ inhabitants: the microbes. My goal is that after this short _______, you'll share my amazement at how deeply connected our lives are to these microscopic creatures and also perhaps my concern that these relationships are often neglected when it comes to making decisions and policies about our oceans.

Solution

  1. journey
  2. smallest
  3. beautiful
  4. overlooked
  5. world

Original Text

In the next ten minutes, we will immerse ourselves in an amazing and beautiful marine world that's very often overlooked. I'd like to take you on a journey into the sea, looking at it from the perspective of its smallest inhabitants: the microbes. My goal is that after this short journey, you'll share my amazement at how deeply connected our lives are to these microscopic creatures and also perhaps my concern that these relationships are often neglected when it comes to making decisions and policies about our oceans.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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marine microbes 5
deep breath 3
marine bacteria 2
physical discomforts 2
ocean microbes 2
fish farm 2
coral reefs 2
blue dots 2
protective layer 2
find ways 2
coral mucus 2

Important Words

  1. amazement
  2. amazing
  3. beautiful
  4. concern
  5. connected
  6. creatures
  7. decisions
  8. deeply
  9. goal
  10. immerse
  11. journey
  12. lives
  13. making
  14. marine
  15. microbes
  16. microscopic
  17. minutes
  18. neglected
  19. oceans
  20. overlooked
  21. perspective
  22. policies
  23. relationships
  24. sea
  25. share
  26. short
  27. smallest
  28. ten
  29. world