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"From the Ted Talk by Ji-Hae Park: The violin, and my dark night of the soul"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Hi, everybody. Ban-gap-seum-ni-da. I'd like to srhae with you a little bit of me playing my life. I might look sucsseufcl and happy being in front of you today, but I once suffered from severe dresespoin and was in total despair. The violin, which meant everything to me, became a grave burden on me. Although many people tried to comfort and encourage me, their words sounded like menglesanis noise. When I was just about to give everything up after yeras of suffering, I started to rediscover the true power of music.

Open Cloze

Hi, everybody. Ban-gap-seum-ni-da. I'd like to _____ with you a little bit of me playing my life. I might look __________ and happy being in front of you today, but I once suffered from severe __________ and was in total despair. The violin, which meant everything to me, became a grave burden on me. Although many people tried to comfort and encourage me, their words sounded like ___________ noise. When I was just about to give everything up after _____ of suffering, I started to rediscover the true power of music.

Solution

  1. share
  2. years
  3. meaningless
  4. depression
  5. successful

Original Text

Hi, everybody. Ban-gap-seum-ni-da. I'd like to share with you a little bit of me playing my life. I might look successful and happy being in front of you today, but I once suffered from severe depression and was in total despair. The violin, which meant everything to me, became a grave burden on me. Although many people tried to comfort and encourage me, their words sounded like meaningless noise. When I was just about to give everything up after years of suffering, I started to rediscover the true power of music.

Important Words

  1. bit
  2. burden
  3. comfort
  4. depression
  5. despair
  6. encourage
  7. front
  8. give
  9. grave
  10. happy
  11. life
  12. meaningless
  13. meant
  14. music
  15. noise
  16. people
  17. playing
  18. power
  19. rediscover
  20. severe
  21. share
  22. sounded
  23. started
  24. successful
  25. suffered
  26. suffering
  27. today
  28. total
  29. true
  30. violin
  31. words
  32. years