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From the Ted Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: We should all be feminists

Unscramble the Blue Letters

At this some women felt like, "Yes! I thouhgt that!" The waiters are products of a society that has taught them that men are more important than women. And I know that waiters don't intend any harm. But it's one thing to know illutceltealny and quite another to feel it emotionally. Each time they ignore me, I feel invisible. I feel upset. I want to tell them that I am just as haumn as the man, that I'm just as worthy of acknowledgment. These are little things, but sometimes it's the little things that sintg the most.

Open Cloze

At this some women felt like, "Yes! I _______ that!" The waiters are products of a society that has taught them that men are more important than women. And I know that waiters don't intend any harm. But it's one thing to know ______________ and quite another to feel it emotionally. Each time they ignore me, I feel invisible. I feel upset. I want to tell them that I am just as _____ as the man, that I'm just as worthy of acknowledgment. These are little things, but sometimes it's the little things that _____ the most.

Solution

  1. human
  2. thought
  3. intellectually
  4. sting

Original Text

At this some women felt like, "Yes! I thought that!" The waiters are products of a society that has taught them that men are more important than women. And I know that waiters don't intend any harm. But it's one thing to know intellectually and quite another to feel it emotionally. Each time they ignore me, I feel invisible. I feel upset. I want to tell them that I am just as human as the man, that I'm just as worthy of acknowledgment. These are little things, but sometimes it's the little things that sting the most.

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Important Words

  1. acknowledgment
  2. emotionally
  3. feel
  4. felt
  5. harm
  6. human
  7. ignore
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  9. intellectually
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  11. invisible
  12. man
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  23. worthy