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"From the Ted Talk by Shameem Akhtar: To learn is to be free"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

In that way, I completed my college. Two years later, when the time came for me to go to university, my fatehr turned his eyes, his attention, to my younger brothers. They need to be in school, secure jobs and spuropt the flmiay. And as a woman, my place was to be home. But, I don't give up. I sign up for a two-year program to become a lady haleth visitor. Then I hear about Thardeep rraul Development Program, a non-profit orztngoiaain working to empower rural communities. I sneak away. I travel five hours to ieritnevw for a position. It is the first time I am the farthest from my home I have ever been. I am closest to my feerodm I have ever been. Luckily, I got the job, but the hardest part is facing my father.

Open Cloze

In that way, I completed my college. Two years later, when the time came for me to go to university, my ______ turned his eyes, his attention, to my younger brothers. They need to be in school, secure jobs and _______ the ______. And as a woman, my place was to be home. But, I don't give up. I sign up for a two-year program to become a lady ______ visitor. Then I hear about Thardeep _____ Development Program, a non-profit ____________ working to empower rural communities. I sneak away. I travel five hours to _________ for a position. It is the first time I am the farthest from my home I have ever been. I am closest to my _______ I have ever been. Luckily, I got the job, but the hardest part is facing my father.

Solution

  1. family
  2. freedom
  3. support
  4. father
  5. health
  6. rural
  7. interview
  8. organization

Original Text

In that way, I completed my college. Two years later, when the time came for me to go to university, my father turned his eyes, his attention, to my younger brothers. They need to be in school, secure jobs and support the family. And as a woman, my place was to be home. But, I don't give up. I sign up for a two-year program to become a lady health visitor. Then I hear about Thardeep Rural Development Program, a non-profit organization working to empower rural communities. I sneak away. I travel five hours to interview for a position. It is the first time I am the farthest from my home I have ever been. I am closest to my freedom I have ever been. Luckily, I got the job, but the hardest part is facing my father.

Important Words

  1. attention
  2. brothers
  3. closest
  4. college
  5. communities
  6. completed
  7. development
  8. empower
  9. eyes
  10. facing
  11. family
  12. farthest
  13. father
  14. freedom
  15. give
  16. hardest
  17. health
  18. hear
  19. home
  20. hours
  21. interview
  22. job
  23. jobs
  24. lady
  25. luckily
  26. organization
  27. part
  28. place
  29. position
  30. program
  31. rural
  32. school
  33. secure
  34. sign
  35. sneak
  36. support
  37. thardeep
  38. time
  39. travel
  40. turned
  41. university
  42. visitor
  43. woman
  44. working
  45. years
  46. younger